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8 Tips to Healthy Eating on a Budget from NYC Registered Dietitian

As I mentioned in an earlier blog, losing weight and saving money are the top two resolutions of the majority of people in the United States. In 2017, the US weight loss market was worth near 66 billion dollars. This market includes everything from commercial weight loss programs, Weight Watchers (that hit a big boom after […]

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6 Tips to Better Posture from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

Yep. It’s that time of year again. The New Year begets new beginnings, new plans, new ideas … a bit of a reboot. It makes sense to reflect on the past and plan for the future in the New Year. And resolutions are inevitably part of that.  According to Statista, the number two resolution for people […]

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9 Tips to a Healthy Holiday Season from NYC Registered Dietitian

It’s here. No matter what you celebrate, or don’t celebrate, the holidays come. They bring loads of activities, noise (sounding Grinchy here, I know), and expectation. Lines at the grocery store are longer. Traffic is more intense. And I haven’t even touched on meeting up with family, in-laws and more. (And it’s been an election […]

5 Tips to Improve Your Body Self Esteem from NYC Registered Dietitian

Yesterday, November 13, was World Kindness Day. This month memes abound about gratitude. Kindness and gratitude are two things we can never over-indulge in. That said, I know so many people who forget to be kind to themselves, to be grateful for the bodies they have. In a world that pushes unrealistic body image ideals […]

Best Food and Exercise Ideas to Help Manage Stress from NYC Registered Dietitian

Election years have become times of increasing stress … for everyone. Stress, it appears, is uniquely bi-partisan. The American Psychological Association (APA) conducted the 2016 Stress in America Survey to determine how elections play a role in people’s level of stress. And, no surprise, elections play a big role in people’s levels of stress.  Regardless of […]

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7 Tips to Progress Your Fitness Program from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

“I go to the gym all the time, and nothing happens.” This complaint isn’t uncommon for personal trainers to hear from clients. Going to the gym a few times each week to do the elliptical or ride a bike is a great way to keep active. The gym can be a great way to disconnect. […]

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5 Reasons to Celebrate Walk to School Day

Today is Walk to School Day, something most of our grandparents would laugh about. A friend’s grandma, for instance, grew up in North Dakota. She remembers she and her sister would hold onto their little brother’s hands so he wouldn’t get lost in the snow drifts during winter. The girls wore tights and dresses, walking […]

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8 Nutrition Tips for Vegetarians or Want-to-be Vegetarians from Registered NYC Dietitian

Not too long ago, vegetarianism was considered a radical choice. We’ve all had family members – mostly grandmothers and great grandmothers – who balked at the idea of becoming vegetarian. Some of my clients have shared how defensive others get when they mention they’re a vegetarian, as if their food choices were a challenge to […]