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How Family Meals Improve Mental and Physical Health from New York Dietitian

Every day of the calendar year there’s a holiday. You can celebrate National Pancake Day (September 26), National Cherry Day (July 16), even National Tater Tot Day (February 2). A little “ew” on that last one. Anyway, many are about publicity – selling products. Others are about bringing awareness to a problem, a need. National […]

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7 Tips on How to Get Comfortable, and Maximize Your Workout, Going to the Gym from NYC Registered Personal Trainer

Okay. Fair enough. That was worth a big fat groan. The reality is, though, that many people, including my clients, cringe at the thought of going to the gym. And I don’t blame them. When I say “gym,” the first thing that comes to mind to many is perfectly fit women and men in lycra, […]


Delicious, Nutritious Back-to-School Lunch and Snack Ideas from New York Nutritionist

Generations change. We went from baby boomers to gen X, gen Y, millennials, and now … this new so-far-unnamed generation going through primary, middle, and high school. Ideals change. The way we work changes. Technology changes. But there’s something steadfast through all of it: that good old lunch box smell – fermented something with milk-gone-funky, […]

Calories, Carbs, Fats and Building Muscle from NYC Registered Dietitian

Last blog, I discussed why protein is a critical component of strength training and how much somebody should have to maintain, and build, muscle. There are other factors in the equation that many don’t pay attention to. Mostly, I think, because of the media and TV perpetuating the idea of hyper-protein diets in those who […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]

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 […]