Call Jan Hangen at (617) 566-7100


Let your food be your medicine,
and medicine be your food.

– Hippocrates


Chop Chop Recipes


Looking for fun recipes to make with your kids this summer? Chopchopmag.org is geared towards bringing families together in the kitchen through kid friendly recipes that offer healthy alternatives to the classics. Enjoy! Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas Description It’s a Mexican grilled cheese sandwich—with tortillas instead of bread. 
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5 Things Nutrition Experts Want You to Know


In the May issue of Tufts University Health and Nutrition Letter, there is an interesting article titled “5 Things the Nation’s Nutrition Experts Want You to Know Now.” Here are a few take-aways from this piece. 1. Dietary patterns are more important than specific foods. Tufts professor Alive H. Lichtenstein claims “we shouldn’t be thinking about individual foods in […]



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Extended Private Practice Hours


Spring is (finally) here! Along with the change of seasons, we will have a change in scheduling by adding evening and weekend hours to our private practice beginning in April. Please reach out to my assistant Tessa at (617) 566-7100 with any questions or to schedule one of these times. We are always accepting new […]



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Fresh Ideas: Spinach and Frisee Salad with Tangerines and Scallops


What better way to celebrate the beginning of Spring than with a delicious meal that  utilizes the best ingredients the season has to offer. Healthful eating won’t be considered a chore with fresh produce and tasty meals like this one. Enjoy! Ingredients Tangerine Vinaigrette 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon tangerine or orange zest 2 […]



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How to Remain Healthy While Dining Out


Eating healthfully on a daily basis can be a difficult task.  Throw in a night at a restaurant, and it may seem down right impossible.  However, by following the Heart.Org tips listed below, you may find dining out easier than you thought! Avoid ordering before-the-meal “extras” such as cocktails, appetizers, and bread and butter; as these are often sources of extra […]



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Fresh Ideas: Sausage, Tomato, and Arugula Fettuccine


With the school year beginning once again, accompanied with hectic schedules, you may feel you don’t have time to prepare a healthy dinner. Luckily, here’s a nutritious and delicious recipe, ready to be enjoyed in only 20 minutes! Bon Appétit Ingredients 1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated fettuccine 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 ounces Italian turkey sausage 2 […]



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Fresh Ideas: Leek and Broccoli Tarlets with Pancetta


Here’s a healthy alternative to the typical hors d’oeuvre. A must try before this summer is over! Leek and Broccoli Tarlets with Pancetta Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 1 leek, white and light green parts, finely chopped (1/2 cup) 1/2 medium yellow onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup) 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1/2 cup light cream […]



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Fresh Ideas: Speedy Paella


Speedy Paella Ingredients 1  10 ounce package frozen long grain white rice with vegetables (peas, corn and carrots) 1  tablespoon cooking oil 1/2  pound fresh sea scallops, (halve large scallops) 1/2  pound cooked, peeled deveined shrimp 4  plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped 1/2  teaspoon ground turmeric Salt Ground black pepper Chopped fresh parsley (optional) Directions Prepare rice according to microwave […]



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Whats New: Summer Group Sessions


Do you want to perform at your best next season? If so, you’ll need a healthy meal plan to optimize your talents, and that is exactly what we will provide for you! We’ve had inquiries about group sessions for athletes and are going to start providing consulations for small groups up to 6 people at $250.00/hr. If you […]



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Going Green(s)


  Looking to rev up your diet with a nutrient-filled, low-calorie food this spring? Look no further than to leafy greens!  In the March/April addition of Food & Nutrition magazine, leafy greens have been dubbed  “nutrition rockstars.”  Not only do they top the charts in vitamins A, C and K, they’re loaded with potassium and fiber with only 5-40 […]



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