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Mental Health

Nutrition, Exercise and Mental Health from NYC Registered Dietitian

In 1949, May was designated Mental Health Awareness Month by Mental Health America, with the intention of helping Americans better understand prevention, early identification, and intervention through a variety of information sources.  The numbers are alarming. According to NAMI, approximately 1 in 5 adults (almost 44 million) experiences mental illness in a given year and […]

beautiful-skin

7 Tips to Eat Your Way to Healthy Skin from NYC Registered Dietitian

  Summer is just around the corner, and we’ve already got our sights set on swimming pools, beaches, and spending time outside after this long period of hibernation. We’ll be shedding off layers of sweaters and jackets and getting our long-needed Vitamin D fix. There are few things that are better indicators than health than […]

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6 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Pantry from New York Dietitian

Finally, FINALLY the first buds of spring are here. It’s been a long, long winter. Many of us feel like we’ve been stuck inside for the last few months, waiting out the storm. Our pantries, and perhaps eating habits, have suffered. Oftentimes, when we think healthy eating, we think a high price tag and no […]

No-More-Diets

New York Registered Dietitian Takes a Critical Look at the Keto Craze

Diet crazes abound, and in 2018 and 2019, it’s all about the Keto. Halle Berry and Kourtney Kardashian are poster girls for the Keto Diet. There are even articles dedicated to what Halle Berry eats in a 24-hour period.  Let’s backtrack. For those who don’t browse the magazine racks in the checkout line, you might […]

Beauty in All Sizes

Why Weight is Not the Only Indicator of Health

I recently came across this Atlantic Monthly article, “Why it Was Easier to be Skinny in the 1980s.” Though I begrudge the word “skinny” in the headline, the article made a lot of sense.  40 – 50 years ago, we ate, and moved, a lot differently. Even McDonald’s was a very different food – less […]

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NYC Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Celebrates National Nutrition Month

There is so much information on nutrition and health. I googled “best nutrition tips.” There are 324 million results. There’s information on toddler nutrition, sports nutrition, weight-loss and pre-workout nutrition. And, I realize, I’m adding to it. But in those 324 million results, from the Eat Nothing White Diet to juice cleanses, if we look […]

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6 Tips from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer to Reduce Chances of Developing Colorectal Cancer

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Awareness is key to prevention. Unlike many other cancers, colorectal cancer is mostly preventable, all based on a healthy diet and lifestyle and early detection through screening. That said, it is also potentially fatal. Oftentimes detection of colorectal cancer comes too late to treat or cure. Considering it’s the […]

International Women's Day

NYC Registered Dietitian Celebrates Women’s Day and #BalanceforBetter

Celebrate you! This year’s International Women’s Day theme is #Balanceforbetter – “Better the balance, better the world.” I love this theme because it translates to so many relevant and necessary issues for women. Not only does it refer to balance in the workplace, the gender pay gap, and political representation, but I also believe it […]