Entries by Mary Jane Detroyer

Colcannon

This is a traditional Irish dish of mashed potatoes and greens. You can try different types of potatoes like Yukon gold or red new potatoes. Try not peeling the skins one time for added texture and fiber. The dish is usually made with kale or cabbage but you could use Swiss chard, spinach, collard green […]

Registered Dietitian NYC Celebrates Green: And Not Just for Saint Patrick’s Day

Go Green Every Day! Many of us “went green” on March 17th, celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day with corned beef, the “much maligned” spud (completely misunderstood), parades, and green beer. But by going green, just a little in our every day diets and our St. Patrick’s celebration, we can improve our health leaps and bounds. (And […]

Best Nutritionist News About New Dietary Guidelines Dramatically Restricting Sugar Use

Best Nutritionist News!  The Dietary Advisory Panel Aims to Curb Our Sweet Tooth and Get Americans Healthier:  Here Are Some Easy Ways to Reduce Sugar in Your Diet It always feels like there are new “findings” that contradict old information. Fitness and health magazines bleed with radical headlines. He says, she says is overwhelming, especially […]

Raspberry Lime Iced Tea

Looking for ways to cut the sugar but not the flavor? Try this delicious and satisfying raspberry lime iced tea recipe! 3 Raspberry tea bags 64 oz boiling water 1 lime cut into thin slices 2 tsp. honey (optional) Purchase a package of raspberry (or other fruity tea bags) and place the tea bags in […]

Registered Dietitians Hope that This Diet Trend is Here to Stay: Eating Clean, Getting Healthy

To celebrate March Nutrition Month, we’re going to touch on some of the latest, hottest topics about nutrition, diets, and feeling healthier. Eating clean is one such trend, something we’ve heard from celebrities, nutritionists, dietitians and even our local, hip cafes. Eating clean, though, wasn’t a trend when our great grandparents sat down to dine. […]

Registered Dietitian Discusses the Signs and Symptoms of Eating Disorders: Early Detection is Key to Prevention

This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (#NED), and its theme is, I had no idea. This theme is particularly poignant because eating disorders remain to be taken seriously as a mental health issue, even though they have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. According to ANAD  (National Association of Anorexia Nervosa […]