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Eating Patterns Recommendations for Healthy Aging from New York Dietitian Nutritionist: Dietary Recommendations for Seniors

In my last blog, I explained how important nutrition is for both prolonged life expectancy and decreased chronic, degenerative disease. Now you need to understand how and what to eat. Research has found that healthy dietary “patterns”,…
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Do older adults have different nutrition needs than younger adults? New York Dietitian Nutrition Tips for Seniors

Just like children do not have the same nutrition needs as adults, older adults have different nutrition needs. And there is no definition for “older adults”.  In my practice I define it as over 60. Both the science and my observation…
inflammatory bowl syndrome
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What you need to know about Food Additives and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Improve Gut Health with Tips from New York Certified Dietitian Nutritionist

The incidence and prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease, which includes Crohn’s disease and colitis, has increased over the 21st century.  Though the exact cause is unclear, there appears to be an interaction between environmental…
Fiber types and benefits
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Soluble Fiber – why it is so important, explained by a Long Island Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

  Fiber is a nutrient found in carbohydrates. Unlike other food components, such as fats, proteins, or carbohydrates, which your body breaks down and absorbs, fiber is that part of the plant that we cannot digest. Instead, it passes…
Pushing Pseudoscience
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Is Nutrition Junk science taking over social media? Asked and answered by a Long Island Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

People of all ages are increasingly getting their nutrition information from social media. Next people look to friends and family, then celebrities for nutrition advice and information. The result - misinformation and false news is spreading.…
Reversing Diabetes
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IS TYPE 2 DIABETES REVERSIBLE?  Answered by a New York State registered dietitian nutritionist

Not only can you prevent or delay prediabetes from progressing to type 2 diabetes, but Type 2 diabetes is reversible. As a RDN working with patients for over 30 years, I can provide you with dietary and behavioral strategies to sustain the…
Hungry Woman
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Why Are You Always STARVING? – Long Island Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Hunger Management & Weight Loss Tips

Many of my patients complain they are always starving. Assuming they are experiencing real hunger, the need for food that comes from the stomach, not head hunger or appetite, the desire for food, there are explanations and solutions. As…
Intermittent Fasting
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CAN INTERMITTANT FASTING REVERSE TYPE 2 DIABETES?  Long Island Certified Clinical Nutritionist Discusses Advantages of Time-Restricted Eating

In two of my recent blogs, I explained Chrononutrition and Circadian Rhythm (biological clock). The discussion was the related to the effectiveness at as strategy for weight loss. As important, if not more important, is the potential…

Reduce Chronic Inflammation with Diet: What you need to understand explained by a registered dietitian nutritionist

Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury, irritations, or infections. When we see or feel the symptoms, redness, swelling, heat, pain, we want to get rid of the inflammation as soon as possible.  However, this type of acute…
Breast Cancer Prevention
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Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer Progression or Returning with a Healthy Diet Plan: Long Island Registered Dietitian Explains Link Between Breast Cancer and Nutrition

If you have or have had breast cancer, you probably want to know what you can eat that might lower your risk of the cancer progressing or returning.  Fortunately, breast cancer is one of the most researched types of cancer - examining the…