Vitamin D

How to Reduce Your Chances of Getting Seriously Ill with Covid: Long Island Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Explains the Link Between Vitamin D & Covid-19

As a certified dietitian nutritionist, and health professional, I always go to the science.   The studies have shown there is a correlation between low vitamin D and both increased risk of infections and poorer clinical outcomes.  When…
Delicious freshly baked bread assortment on dark rustic background
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THE TRUTH ABOUT BREAD, Long Island Registered Nutritionist helps you choose the best breads for your diet plan 

Despite its widespread popularity, bread is often characterized as unhealthy, harmful, and fattening. Regardless of what you have heard or read, “bread is not the enemy”.   The popularity of the low-carb diet has made bread (and…
Food Choices

Weight Loss Simplified, Tips on How to Lose Weight from Long Island Registered Dietitian

Weight loss misinformation misleads! Food Fads and Fad Diets are defined as unusual diets and eating patterns that promote short-term weight loss, with no concern for long-term weight maintenance or overall health. These diets are often…
Slow Eating
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Nutritionist Tips on How to Eat Less and Lose Weight, Behaviors to Support Sustainable Weight Loss and Wellness

Attaining and maintaining your optimal weight is a path toward disease prevention and health promotion. And portion control is an essential component of weight management.  Changing your thoughts can change the way you eat.  As a registered…
Nerve Pain

Long Island REGISTERED DIETITIAN EXPLAINS HOW NERVE PAIN CAN BE RELIEVED WITH NUTRITION: Tips to Support Nerve Function & Anti-inflammatory Diet Plans

What do your nerves do?  They send directions and information back and forth between your brain and every part of your body – allowing you to breathe,  see, feel, hear, move, and in general, live.  The question is whether food choices…
Slow Eating Tips

Long Island Certified Nutritionist Strategies to Slow Down Eating: Develop Healthy Eating Behaviors for Weight Loss, Weight Management, and Wellness

It’s the New Year, and whether you want to lose weight, improve wellness, manage a chronic condition, improve blood sugar levels and more, it’s not only what you eat that matters but how.  As a holistic nutritionist with over 30…
Frozen Vegetables

Long Island Registered Dietitian Discusses Fresh & Frozen Fruits and Vegetables: Debunking Misinformation About Frozen Foods

A balanced and diversified healthful food plan is important whether you are trying to lose weight, are living with a chronic illness, or want to promote health and prevent disease.  We all know that your shopping cart should be loaded with…
Holiday Eating

10 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating from Long Island Registered Dietitian: Enjoy Your Favorites and Maintain a Healthy Weight

Among the many pleasures of the holidays are the foods and festivities of the season. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, it’s not uncommon for my patients to ask how they can enjoy the holidays and still manage to maintain a healthful…
Gut Brain Axis

Long Island Registered Dietitian Explains the Gut-Brain Connection: Prevent Disease and Improve Mental Health with Good Nutrition

As a Registered Dietitian who practices holistic nutrition therapy, I find that most people think their bodies are divided at the neck without any connection between the brain and the body.  Not so. Researchers have found that a nervous system…
Unhealthy Snacks
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Long Island Dietitian Tips to Healthy Snacking, Weight Loss and Maintenance: TO SNACK OR NOT TO SNACK – That Is the Question

It is well understood that snacking can be a significant factor in weight management and health, but the definition is inconsistent. A clear understanding is needed to prevent unwanted weight gain or to promote weight loss. The simplest…
Diabetes Prevention
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Prevent Diabetes with Nutrition Interventions from Long Island Registered Dietitian & NYS Certified Nutritionist: The Risk of Developing Diabetes has Increased in Younger & Younger Individuals

It is estimated that 10% of all U.S. adults have diabetes, while 34.5% have prediabetes.  Being overweight or obese is the strongest risk factor for developing prediabetes and then full-blown diabetes.  According to the CDC, additional…
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Tips to Avoid Heart Disease from Long Island Certified Nutritionist: Reduce Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke with Diet Plan

WHAT SHOULD YOU EAT TO AVOID HEART DISEASE? According to the CDC, “Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States.” Oftentimes, people don’t even realize…