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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 […]

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NYC Registered Dietitian and Personal Trainer Discusses Being Under the Influence

Follower beware! Ten years ago, we couldn’t have imagined the power of social media. Now, we know social media can influence everything from election outcomes to how we raise our kids. Google has over 130 trillion websites. Facebook has over 2.3 billion users, Instagram 1 bn users, and the beast just keeps growing. The buzz […]

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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 […]

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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 […]