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National Eating Disorder Awareness

Build Compassion and Shed Shame to Recover from Disordered Eating from NYC Registered Dietitian

  The last week of February is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (NEDA), a week to promote body acceptance: Come as You Are. As easy as Hollywood wants it to look, building true body acceptance takes a lot more than a revelatory moment or big kiss.  The reality is that recovering from disordered eating is […]

Mom & Baby

4 Postpartum Nutrition and Exercise Tips From New York Registered Dietitian

“What a cruel scheme to keep a woman from knowing her power. To put the focus on what pregnancy did to her body rather than focus on what her perfect body just did. Here we sit, creating and nourishing the future, and we are diminished to “baby weight.” I will not succumb to your demeaning […]

Relaxation

New York City Registered Personal Trainer and Dietitian Recommends You Take a Break

Busy is the new black. The ability to raise a family, keep down a 60 hour/week job, volunteer at your kids’ school, train for a Tough Mudder while planting and maintaining the neighborhood’s organic garden, making sure to post every moment on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter is a badge of honor.  A friend of mine […]

Hearts

6 Problems with Dieting from New York Registered Dietitian

Love has always been, and will continue to be, one of life’s great mysteries. For thousands of years, poets, authors, philosophers, musicians, even jingle, bumper sticker and billboard writers have attempted to define love. (Or at least come up with something insightful or catchy for it!) And since February has a day designated to celebrate […]

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5 Tips for Caregivers to Carve Out Time to Exercise from New York Personal Trainer

  So often, I focus my blogs on expecting and new moms and parents , or those who struggle to find balance between exercise and  work, study or any number of things. Today, though, I want to focus on caregivers. According to the National Institute on Aging at the NIH, approximately 15 million Americans provide […]

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Health Resolutions Anyone Can Stick to from NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer

Now, this might sound a little bit gimmicky, but I assure you, this is a resolution anyone can stick to. Are you ready for it? Don’t make resolutions. Ahhh … that was too easy. And it might seem like I’m cheating, but I’m not. Resolutions tend to be lofty, dreamy, rarely grounded. Soon, this idea […]

Grocery List

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 […]

happy new year

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 […]