Making Staten Island ‘Better’ again, one meal at a time | The Dish

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The mantra of the franchise Greater can be summed up like this: overall health is significantly extra dependent on diet than it is medication. Homeowners Christine and Louis Noia dwell that philosophy every working day personally and as a result of their restaurants’ small business product.

A range of eating plan regimens are addressed in their 4 Staten Island spots — New Dorp, Travis, West Brighton and Huguenot — with an in depth menu rooted in whole, mostly natural fruits, vegetables and lean meats. Better’s bison burger is customized-blended at Staten Island Meats in Elm Park with a exclusive seasoning mix, a lower-salt, flavorful addition to each patty formulated by Louis himself.

“Whether it’s Keto, gluten-totally free, protein-centric, extra fat absolutely free, minimal carb or vegan, there’s a food at Far better for you,” mentioned Louis. As mentioned in this episode of The Dish, his enthusiasm turns to a meatball parm created with turkey served on a full grain roll. The cheese is whole body fat — a make a difference the Noia’s say is essential: it is more satisfying than the minimal-excess fat versions. And a system wants less of it, thereby consuming fewer energy.

Avocado toast with veggies and goat cheese crumbles (Staten Island Progress/Pamela Silvestri)

One more trick to staying “Better” is to soak up additional fiber and concentration on intestine health and fitness, claims Christine. This can be carried out by developing a certain approach that addresses “feeding” the good bacteria in the intestines. This breaks down foods by natural means and retains a body in equilibrium.

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Superior protein and lots of veggies are topped with strips of lean flank steak. (Staten Island Progress/Pamela Silvestri)

Christine became fascinated in wellness as a teen when she experienced been identified and taken care of for a thyroid concern. Following a couple a long time she decided to take in and juice particular meals that would at some point totally free her of the prescription drugs. Now a photograph of well being, she loves sharing strategies to strengthen the body overall. She emphasised the significance of a way of life centered on exercising and wholesome ingesting. Patrons and all those on the lookout to superior their foods forecast can preserve in contact with her by using e-mail at [email protected].

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Granola with Nutella and peanut butter (Staten Island Advance/Pamela Silvestri)

It’s taken about a decade but the couple has turned the organization into a franchise. Check out out the Noia’s tale on The Dish which was broadcast from the flagship Travis spot — 4077 Victory Blvd., 718-983-0404 — which capabilities a number of tables at which to dine.

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Rooster teriyaki with steamed broccoli (Staten Island Advance/Pamela Silvestri)

The Dish can be considered at 11:30 a.m. from the Advance/SILIVE.com’s Facebook webpage on Wednesdays. The future episode focuses on new dining places like Don Cheech, a new Italian location brought to the borough by Massimo Felici of The Richmond, VINUM and Casa Belvedere fame.

Pamela Silvestri is Progress Meals Editor. She can be reached at [email protected].

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Cauliflower pizza with BBQ sauce and a mix of cheeses (Staten Island Progress/Pamela Silvestri)