Entries by Mary Jane Detroyer

Seven Nutrition Tips for Vegetarians

Celebrating Vegetarian Awareness Week

Celebrating Vegetarian Awareness Week The second week of September is Vegetarian Awareness Week, and today I want to touch on some challenges vegetarians face. I’ve had people share with me that others seem to feel defensive when they tell them they are vegetarians. It’s almost as if vegetarianism is a challenge, whether it’s put out […]

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 […]

Certified Dietitian NYC Tackles the Chicken Dilemma

How to buy, prepare, and stay safe for a healthy summer!

How to buy, prepare, and stay safe for a healthy summer!Summertime: brittle hair, sunscreen, and skin so dry it feels almost reptilian; when the last call is after ten o’clock and our kids oftentimes come in from outside and crash in their clothes. There’s nothing better! Those are memories we make; unfortunately, sometimes they are […]

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 […]