Entries by Mary Jane Detroyer

6 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Pantry from New York Dietitian

Healthy, Inexpensive Nutrition Must-Haves Without Compromising Flavor (No Fooling!)

Healthy, Inexpensive Nutrition Must-Haves Without Compromising Flavor (No Fooling!) Finally, FINALLY the first buds of spring are here. It’s been a long, long winter. Many of us feel like we’ve been stuck inside for the last few months, waiting out the storm. Our pantries, and perhaps eating habits, have suffered. Oftentimes, when we think healthy […]

New York Registered Dietitian Takes a Critical Look at the Keto Craze

Beware of the Fads in a Month to Debunk the Myths

Beware of the Fads in a Month to Debunk the Myths Diet crazes abound, and in 2018 and 2019, it’s all about the Keto. Halle Berry and Kourtney Kardashian are poster girls for the Keto Diet. There are even articles dedicated to what Halle Berry eats in a 24-hour period.  Let’s backtrack. For those who […]

Why Weight is Not the Only Indicator of Health

NYC Registered Dietitian Busts Diet Myths

NYC Registered Dietitian Busts Diet Myths I recently came across this Atlantic Monthly article, “Why it Was Easier to be Skinny in the 1980s.” Though I begrudge the word “skinny” in the headline, the article made a lot of sense.  40 – 50 years ago, we ate, and moved, a lot differently. Even McDonald’s was […]

NYC Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Celebrates National Nutrition Month

How to Make Smart Food Choices for Better Health

How to Make Smart Food Choices for Better Health There is so much information on nutrition and health. I googled “best nutrition tips.” There are 324 million results. There’s information on toddler nutrition, sports nutrition, weight-loss and pre-workout nutrition. And, I realize, I’m adding to it. But in those 324 million results, from the Eat […]

6 Tips from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer to Reduce Chances of Developing Colorectal Cancer

Understand the Risks, Take Action

Understand the Risks, Take ActionMarch is colorectal cancer awareness month. Awareness is key to prevention. Unlike many other cancers, colorectal cancer is mostly preventable, all based on a healthy diet and lifestyle and early detection through screening. That said, it is also potentially fatal. Oftentimes detection of colorectal cancer comes too late to treat or […]

NYC Registered Dietitian Celebrates Women’s Day and #BalanceforBetter

Find Balance and Celebrate Women

Find Balance and Celebrate Women Celebrate you! This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #Balanceforbetter – “Better the balance, better the world.” I love this theme because it translates to so many relevant and necessary issues for women. Not only does it refer to balance in the workplace, the gender pay gap, and political representation, […]

Build Compassion and Shed Shame to Recover from Disordered Eating from NYC Registered Dietitian

Healing and Forgiveness During Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Healing and Forgiveness During Eating Disorder Awareness Week  The last week of February is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDA), a week to promote body acceptance: Come as You Are. As easy as Hollywood wants it to look, building true body acceptance takes a lot more than a revelatory moment or big kiss.  The reality […]

4 Postpartum Nutrition and Exercise Tips From New York Registered Dietitian

Celebrate the Beauty of a Woman’s Body in a Month of Love

Celebrate the Beauty of a Woman’s Body in a Month of Love “What a cruel scheme to keep a woman from knowing her power. To put the focus on what pregnancy did to her body rather than focus on what her perfect body just did. Here we sit, creating and nourishing the future, and we […]

New York City Registered Personal Trainer and Dietitian Recommends You Take a Break

Celebrate Slowness in a Month of Love

Celebrate Slowness in a Month of Love Busy is the new black. The ability to raise a family, keep down a 60 hour/week job, volunteer at your kids’ school, train for a Tough Mudder while planting and maintaining the neighborhood’s organic garden, making sure to post every moment on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter is a […]

6 Problems with Dieting from New York Registered Dietitian

Celebrate Valentines and Love by Not Dieting

Celebrate Valentines and Love by Not Dieting Love has always been, and will continue to be, one of life’s great mysteries. For thousands of years, poets, authors, philosophers, musicians, even jingle, bumper sticker and billboard writers have attempted to define love. (Or at least come up with something insightful or catchy for it!) And since […]