Easy and Affordable On-The-Go Healthy Snacking Options

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With the hectic lifestyle most Americans lead, on-the-go food options are becoming more and more important. In this Appetite for Health Segment, NewsWatch takes a look at some healthy options for on-the-go Americans. NewsWatch is a nationwide consumer oriented show that regularly features top news stories and Satellite Media Tour interviews with experts and celebrities throughout the United States.

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With the hectic lifestyle most Americans lead, on-the-go food options are becoming more and more important. Many fast food options tend to be unhealthy and loaded with fat and sugars, while healthier options take too long for most American’s fast paced lifestyle. In this Appetite for Health Segment, NewsWatch takes a look at some healthy options for on-the-go Americans.

Julie Upton, MS, RD, CSSD and Katherine Brooking MS, RD share some healthy meals from one of their “go-to” places when they’re on-the-go, Starbucks. Starbucks Bistro Boxes are premium meals and snacks made of nutritious lean proteins, vegetables, fruits and whole grains. They come in handy, re-sealable packages with compartments that make it easy to see what you’re getting. There are eight different Bistro Boxes, all under 500 calories in both snack size portions and larger entrée size portions.

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Katherine Brooking is a Registered Dietitian with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition Education from Columbia University. She is dedicated to helping people achieve better health and richer lives through sound nutrition and healthy lifestyles. She is a frequent nutrition contributor to top-tier national morning shows including the TODAY show, Live with Regis & Kelly, The Early Show on CBS, Good Morning America Health as well as on local affiliate stations across the country.

Katherine co-hosts The Victory Project, an original web series from the creators of Project Runway, in partnership with MSN. The Victory Project helps women across America look and feel their best through better nutrition, fitness, and beauty care. Katherine also co-hosts and co-produces a weekly nutrition and fitness segment series, Appetite for Health, on The Daily Buzz, a nationally syndicated news program. As a writer covering health and wellness topics, Katherine has contributed to SELF Magazine, Prevention, Cooking Light and Woman’s Day and other leading news publications including The Washington Post and New York Daily News.

Julie Upton is a registered dietitian and communications expert specializing in nutrition, fitness and health. As a former New York City-based national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, Julie is interviewed in hundreds of magazine articles and is a frequent guest on national and local television and radio stations. She has appeared on the NBC Today Show, CBS Evening News, ABC World News Tonight, CNN Headline News, and Fox News Fox & Friends. She has also appeared on MTV, Access Hollywood, E! Entertainment News and Extra to provide expert commentary on Hollywood nutrition trends.

Julie has authored several professional book chapters, co-authored nutrition research and has just completed her first sports nutrition book, Energy to Burn: The Ultimate Food and Nutrition Guide to Fuel Your Active Life, co-authored by Jenna Bell-Wilson, Ph.D., RD.

NewsWatch is a weekly 30 minute consumer oriented television show that airs nationwide. NewsWatch regularly feature top celebrities, health tips, technology products, medical breakthroughs and entertainment news on the show. The show airs in 180 markets nationwide as well as all of the top 20 broadcast markets in the country, and is the preferred choice for Satellite Media Tour and Video News Release Distribution. For more information, head to newswatchtv.com

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