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The Nutrition of Building Muscles from NYC Registered Dietitian

There’s a growing popularity in strength training across the country – for every gender, ever age. Strength is the new black. Basically, strength training is the kind of exercise that uses resistance to build muscle mass, anaerobic endurance, and, in turn, strength. For top athletes, it’s critical to improve performance. But it’s not just for […]

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5 Tips to Continue Healthy Eating Habits for Teens from New York Registered Dietitian

One day, we have happy, energetic kids who are ready to take on the world with sidewalk chalk and stuffed animals. The next, we have beings that eat all our food, want to huddle in their bedrooms with devices stuck in their ears, and roll their eyes at everything we say. What happens? Teenagers happen. […]

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5 Nutrition and Exercise Tips for People with Fatty Liver Disease from NYC Registered Dietitian

If you’ve been reading my blog, you probably know I don’t even like to use the word “fat.” It carries a lot of baggage – more often unfounded than not. There is one thing, though, that is a red flag for health and many more Americans have it than they are probably aware: fatty liver […]

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10 Affordable Ways to Eat Healthy from New York Registered Dietitian

The last few blogs have been dedicated to how bad ultra-processed foods are for our bodies. Moreover, based on research, eating healthier comes with a higher price tag. It’s a double-whammy.  But eating healthy doesn’t have to break the bank. It simply takes a little more time and planning. Here are 10 affordable ways to […]

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Deciphering Labels and What “Processed” Means from NYC Registered Dietitian

Last week I discussed two studies that proved ultra-processed foods can shorten a lifespan and make you gain weight. Over the years, convenience has been edging out nutritious choices. Convenience stores have popped up all over urban American, replacing supermarkets and Farmer’s markets, and the sugar industry pulled a doozy on us. Basically, we were misinformed for […]

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Prevent Weight Gain and Live Longer with This One Tip from NYC Registered Dietitian

I feel a little like a snake oil salesman with that title, but it’s true. Just by making one significant change in your diet, you will live longer and prevent weight gain. Ready? Here it is: take those Frankenstein, ultra-processed foods off your grocery list and out of your diet. (We’ll get back to what […]

6 Tips to Bring the Mediterranean to Your Table

There are food and exercise celebrations every month of the year. And May is no exception. May is National Asparagus Month, National Barbecue Month, National Chocolate Custard Month, National Egg Month, and National Gazpacho Aficionado Month (Yes. This is a thing).  I like this. In a world so focused on the negative, it’s fun to celebrate flavors […]

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10 Tips to Get Moving and Get Heart Healthy from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

Do not be deceived! A healthy weight combined with unhealthy activity levels (meaning a sedentary lifestyle), might keep you at risk. A recent Harvard Health article, discusses the weight deception – how people think that if they’re at the “normal weight,” they’re not necessarily in the clear for heart problems. In fact, about 30% of […]