Entries by Mary Jane Detroyer

Gut Feelings, Gut Health from New York Registered Dietitian

Bring on the Kefir, Kimchi, Kombucha and Yoga!

Bring on the Kefir, Kimchi, Kombucha and Yoga! 100 trillion. That’s about how many bacteria live in our guts. These trillions of bacteria create their own eco-system called a microbiome. This microbiome has a macro-effect on our health. Executive editor of Harvard Women’s Health Watch, Kelly Bilodeau, writes, “Researchers are beginning to link these tiny […]

Make Smart Summer Food Choices for Healthy Kids from NYC Registered Dietitian

Beware of the Kid Menu and Make Eating an Adventure

Beware of the Kid Menu and Make Eating an Adventure It’s summer. It’s hot! Your dragging!! You don’t want to cook and often the solution is takeout dinner. And somehow, over the years, take out for kids = packaged, fried, high-calorie, high-fat, high-sodium food to mask a lack of flavor. Add this to the fact […]

3 Tips to Exercise and Work Smart in Summer from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

Beat the Heat and Stay Safe

Beat the Heat and Stay Safe We’re smack in the middle of July and it’s hot. Hot, hot, hot. With the temperatures rising, we have to take extra care while we exercise, work, and play. When we work out, work outside, or even up our activity level when it’s hot, our bodies’ core temperature rises. […]

4 Tips to Improve Your Relationship with Food and Get Rid of the Cheat Day Mentality

NYC Registered Nutritionist Explains How a Cheat Day Damages Your Relationship With Food

NYC Registered Nutritionist Explains How a Cheat Day Damages Your Relationship With Food I often ask my clients if they have “cheat days” with their partners or spouses. Or, do they have “cheat days” at school. Do my professional clients have “cheat days” at work, dipping into those enticing funds? Do the athletes I train […]

6 Eating and Exercise Tips for a Healthy Prostate from New York Registered Dietitian

Closing Up a Month of Men’s Health

Closing Up a Month of Men’s Health  According to the CDC, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men in the United States and one of the leading causes of cancer death among men. In fact, out of every 100 men, 12 – 13 will get prostate cancer in their lifetime, and 2 […]

6 Tips to Keep the Men in Your Life Healthy From New York Registered Nutritionist and Personal Trainer

Celebrate Men’s Health Month

Celebrate Men’s Health Month Last week, we talked about our favorite dads. This week, I want to continue discussing men’s health. June is Men’s Health Month, a month to help all of us understand the health challenges men face and how, through education and lifestyle changes, we can bring those fatality numbers down. Though more […]

Healthy Ways to Celebrate Dads from NYC Registered Nutritionist and Personal Trainer

Give the Gift of Health to the Favorite Men in Your Life

Give the Gift of Health to the Favorite Men in Your Life Tie cards, coasters, and hand-printed t-shirts are favorite gift choices for Father’s Day. It’s hard to find the just right gift to bottle up the love we feel in our hearts! According to a study from The Guardian, 90% of men don’t wear […]

7 Exercise and Nutrition Tips to Battle Stress and Depression

How Nutrition and Activity Can Help Mental Health

How Nutrition and Activity Can Help Mental Health Stress is a normal part of everyday life. But when stress levels go through the roof, many moms can experience anxiety and depression. Some call it Mommy burnout. Some say it’s just a “phase”. But the reality is many moms, many parents, experience clinical depression and anxiety. […]

7 Postpartum Exercise Tips from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

How to Know When Your Body is Ready

How to Know When Your Body is Ready 40 weeks of pregnancy, childbirth, and what women’s bodies go through during this time is nothing short of phenomenal. I ask many clients to count how many doctor’s visits they had during their pregnancy. Some as many as twenty or more (including visits to nutritionists, the pediatrician […]