Diabetes Prevention
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Prevent Diabetes with Nutrition Interventions from Long Island Registered Dietitian & NYS Certified Nutritionist: The Risk of Developing has Increased in Younger and 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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Long Island Certified Nutritionist Recommendations to Promote Health and Maintain an Optimal Weight During the Menopausal Years

  As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, I work with individuals of all ages to develop personalized diet plans to meet changing nutritional needs, translating research into practice. Whether you’re struggling to attain or maintain…
Menopause
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Causes of Weight Gain After Menopause: Long Island Registered Dietitian Works with Women to Reassess Health Goals and Nutritional Needs

  Though menopause is the end of the reproductive phase of a woman’s life, it is an opportunity to reassess their health goals and nutritional needs.  As a certified nutritionist, I work with women who are pre, peri and post-menopausal,…
Pasta
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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…