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Can Pasta Be Included in A Healthy Weight Loss Plan? Answered by a certified dietitian nutritionist

As a Long Island registered dietitian nutritionist, many of my weight loss patients mistakenly think that pasta must be avoided. Pasta is restricted on most “one-size-fits all diets” since it is typically viewed as a food that causes…
Healthy Eating
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Keeping Those Unwanted Pounds Off – A Long Island Registered Dietitian’s Tips

As a registered dietitian who has been working with individuals for more than 30 years, I have learned what common beliefs prevail: Most people mistakenly believe the challenge of weight management is to lose weight.  Research shows that…
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Biggest Loser and the Misrepresentation of Weightloss

NANCY MAZARIN, MS, RDN, CDN 891 Northern Boulevard Great Neck, New York 11021 516-466-9087 BIGGEST LOSER – a misleading report The grim message from the recent New York Times article is that dieting is futile and re-gain is all but pre-ordained.…
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To Diet or Not to Diet, That is the Question

The importance of good nutrition and a healthy weight continue to be acknowledged as a key component for disease prevention and health promotion. Though maintaining an optimal weight is as important as the nutrients selected, it is considerably…
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How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday season, along with holiday weight gain, sneaks upon us every year. With all the yummy food, it is hard to say no to the delectable treats found in stores, at the office, and at home. You may be thinking that eating a cookie and gaining…