Entries by Mary Jane Detroyer

5 Tips from NYC Registered Dietitian on How to Put Yourself First

Nutrition, Exercise, and Self Care for Busy Women

Nutrition, Exercise, and Self Care for Busy Women The tiredness and fatigue are real. We’re stretched to the limits every day between work and family, social obligations and social work, and the pressure of trying to fit everything from exercise and PTA meetings to political rallies and Girl Scout cookie sales in a 24-hour time […]

How Kindness Should be an Integral Part of Training and Nutrition from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer

#KindnessIsTrending

#KindnessIsTrendingI know. It doesn’t feel like it. With a landslide of anger and negativity (yes, it’s an election year and we’ve ONLY just begun); with TV shows that make millions from the ugliest sides of humanity feeding off envy, vanity, competitiveness, and ire; there’s this overwhelming feeling of discontent … everywhere. Enter social media. A […]

Tips to Effective, and Safe, Weight Training from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

Be Present, Be Aware, Watch Your Form to Build Strength and Stay Healthy

Be Present, Be Aware, Watch Your Form to Build Strength and Stay HealthyI’ve discussed mindfulness a lot over the last couple of years. Being aware of what’s on our plate, who we’re sharing a meal with, how we’re progressing our fitness programs, and how to cut through the noise of every day to find spaces […]

Body Fat Basics from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer

Here’s the Skinny on Fat

Here’s the Skinny on FatIt’s the New Year, and we’re two weeks into resolution territory. Many people have declared war on their pantries and, sadly, their bodies. As much as I love the idea of making healthier food and lifestyle choices, I hate the extremism of the language and messaging of a billion-dollar diet industry […]

A Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer Christmas Wishlist

Last Minute Holiday Shopping? Put these on your list!

Last Minute Holiday Shopping? Put these on your list! Christmas is two days away! And if you’re anything like many people I know, you’ve got a list of things to do and limited time and money to do them. Don’t panic! Really. Don’t panic. Here’s my official NYC registered dietitian and personal trainer guide to […]

4 Ways to Keep Your Immune System Strong During the Holidays

Give Yourself the Gift of Self Care

Give Yourself the Gift of Self Care It’s the most “germiful” time of the year. It always seems somebody is sick during the holidays. And, it’s no wonder. Poor nutrition, lack of sleep, and stress – be it about time, finances, family – the holidays are a magnet for germs. And with all of the […]

6 Tips to Eat Your Way Through the Holidays Guilt-Free from NYC Registered Dietitian

Make the Most of Your Holiday Meals

Make the Most of Your Holiday MealsThey’re here! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and then it’s a steep slide into Hanukah, Christmas, New Year, and all the days that happen in-between: office holiday parties, end-of-the-year encounters, cookie swaps, neighborhood caroling and more. And most people’s holiday family recipes don’t include raw carrots and hummus dip. Here are […]

How Gratitude Can Improve Your Exercise and Eating Habits from New York Dietitian

Take Time to Give Thanks

Take Time to Give Thanks It’s November. Gratitude is trending. Which can feel like the kale craze without the bitter aftertaste. It can also feel a bit … forced. I’m not being cynical. But I think it’s important to be real. Some days are simply … hard. And searching for that silver-lining is maddening. Also, […]

8 Tips to a Healthy, Happy Halloween from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer

How to Keep Things Less Sugary and More Nutritious

How to Keep Things Less Sugary and More Nutritious Halloween is fun. It’s a time of fantasy and possibility. Its traditions go back thousands of years, and there’s no denying the magic in a holiday where everybody finds their inner child! There is a way to indulge in Halloween without slipping down the sugar rush […]