Entries by Mary Jane Detroyer

Dietitians Celebrate Homegrown Health in National Farmer’s Market Week

Fresh, In-season Foods, Make for Healthy Eating

Fresh, In-season Foods, Make for Healthy EatingDuring the 1930s, in the middle of the Great Depression, two farmers from Southern California came up with an idea. They wanted to create a meeting place where local farmers could sell their fresh fruits, vegetables and dairy products. So a dozen or so farmers parked on the corner […]

Registered Dietitian NYC Works with New Moms

Post-Partum Diet Tips for Breastfeeding, Bottle Feeding, and Vegan Moms

Post-Partum Diet Tips for Breastfeeding, Bottle Feeding, and Vegan MomsPreparing for your baby’s arrival is overwhelming. On TV, it’s portrayed as a fairytale of picking out special blankets, too-cute clothes, baby showers, and big welcomes. On the other extreme, parents-to-be might be struggling with finances, job stress, and not knowing how a new person will […]

Personal Trainer NYC Finds Activity Everywhere for Long Summer Days

Take the Couch out of the Summer Equation

Take the Couch out of the Summer EquationAbout thirty years ago, summer meant leaving the house after breakfast and returning when our parents hollered our names for lunch and/or dinner. It meant riding bikes, roller skating, going home for a pit stop to refuel, then back out to catch bees in jars. Activity was an […]

Nutritionist NYC Time-Saving Kitchen Tips for Healthy Cooking

Find Time to Make Healthy Eating a Priority

Find Time to Make Healthy Eating a PriorityWe live lightning-fast lives – constantly connected, constantly working, selfie-ing, sharing,  tweeting, liking, commenting and more. According to Neilsen’s Total Audience Report adult Americans spent an average of eleven hours each day plugged in – watching TV, on the computer, chatting on our smart phones, or listening to music. […]

Safe Grilling Tips from Registered Nutritionist

Keep Summer Traditions Safe with These Grilling Tips

Keep Summer Traditions Safe with These Grilling TipsSummers are synonymous with ice-cold watermelon, berry pies, and the smell of meat, chicken or fish cooking on the barbecue. And with the 4th of July right around the corner, we’re gearing up to grill.  Many Americans, though, don’t realize that the types of foods we grill, and […]

Best Nutritionist and Personal Trainer Advice for a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

Celebrating National Men’s Health Month

Celebrating National Men’s Health MonthSchool is out! We’re gearing up for a summer planning camping trips, family reunions, lemonade stands, while squeezing extra minutes from our busy days to spend with our kids. Between juggling work, family, and trying not to set our roasted marshmallows on fire, our fathers, brothers, sons and uncles might forget […]

Best Nutritionist and Personal Trainer Apps

Go Technological With your Nutrition, Diet and Fitness Program

Go Technological With your Nutrition, Diet and Fitness ProgramWith the world, literally, at our fingertips, there are some practical, helpful nutrition and fitness Apps that make everything easy – from deciphering those cryptic food labels to keeping track of how much water you’ve had. The following list is one I’ve compiled over the years. There […]

Nutritionist in NYC Gives Tips to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Meatless Mondays and Eating In-Season Fruits and Vegetables are Healthy, Sustainable Eating Choices

Meatless Mondays and Eating In-Season Fruits and Vegetables are Healthy, Sustainable Eating ChoicesIf someone told you that you could improve your health, reduce your carbon footprint, and create a positive difference in your life and environment by making a few simple changes, you’d probably think it was an election year. June 5th is World Environment […]

Registered Dietitian Gives Tips to a Healthier Pantry

Spring Clean Your Pantry to Make Room for the Flavors of the Mediterranean

Spring Clean Your Pantry to Make Room for the Flavors of the MediterraneanTime to clean out the pantry and think Mediterranean!  What’s the hoopla about those olive-oil, wine-drinking, cheese-eating skinny people over there? It’s simply not fair. Haven’t they heard about fat-free products? Don’t they know that they’re walking cholesterol bombs? The Mediterranean Diet has […]