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Dietitians Celebrate Homegrown Health in National Farmer’s Market Week

During the 1930s, in the middle of the Great Depression, two farmers from Southern California came up with an idea. They wanted to create a meeting place where local farmers could sell their fresh fruits, vegetables and dairy products. So a dozen or so farmers parked on the corner of 3rd and Fairfax and sold […]

Registered Dietitian NYC Works with New Moms

Preparing for your baby’s arrival is overwhelming. On TV, it’s portrayed as a fairytale of picking out special blankets, too-cute clothes, baby showers, and big welcomes. On the other extreme, parents-to-be might be struggling with finances, job stress, and not knowing how a new person will fit into the picture. Most of us fall somewhere […]

Personal Trainer NYC Finds Activity Everywhere for Long Summer Days

About thirty years ago, summer meant leaving the house after breakfast and returning when our parents hollered our names for lunch and/or dinner. It meant riding bikes, roller skating, going home for a pit stop to refuel, then back out to catch bees in jars. Activity was an integral part of summer. A free summer […]

Certified Dietitian NYC Tackles the Chicken Dilemma

Summertime: brittle hair, sunscreen, and skin so dry it feels almost reptilian; when the last call is after ten o’clock and our kids oftentimes come in from outside and crash in their clothes. There’s nothing better! Those are memories we make; unfortunately, sometimes they are interrupted by vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, chills, and the icks from […]

Nutritionist NYC Time-Saving Kitchen Tips for Healthy Cooking

We live lightning-fast lives – constantly connected, constantly working, selfie-ing, sharing,  tweeting, liking, commenting and more. According to Neilsen’s Total Audience Report adult Americans spent an average of eleven hours each day plugged in – watching TV, on the computer, chatting on our smart phones, or listening to music. The New Age has become an age […]

Safe Grilling Tips from Registered Nutritionist

Summers are synonymous with ice-cold watermelon, berry pies, and the smell of meat, chicken or fish cooking on the barbecue. And with the 4th of July right around the corner, we’re gearing up to grill.  Many Americans, though, don’t realize that the types of foods we grill, and how we grill them can cause cancer.  […]

Registered Nutritionist Discusses the BMI Roulette

A person’s BMI – body mass index –  is determined by taking his weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of height in meters. (It sounds a bit like one of those math questions: If you take a person’s height, square it, and divide it into her weight in kilos,  how many cupcakes will you […]

Best Nutritionist and Personal Trainer Advice for a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

School is out! We’re gearing up for a summer planning camping trips, family reunions, lemonade stands, while squeezing extra minutes from our busy days to spend with our kids. Between juggling work, family, and trying not to set our roasted marshmallows on fire, our fathers, brothers, sons and uncles might forget the essentials – their […]