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How to Harangue the Holiday Heaviness – Part 2

 

The holidays are once again upon us, and if you haven’t already stuffed yourself with latkes, cookies, and turkeys, you can still be redeemed – or resurrected, I guess I should say. I know, I know, that’s more appropriate for the Easter/Passover blog.

And even if you have uncontrollably stuffed yourself you can still be […]

What Should I Be Eating?

As a dietitian, I hate nothing more than when I meet someone while I’m out and they immediately say, “Oh, you’re a dietitian. I could use you. What should I be eating?”

Since I’m not exactly on my game in that particular situation, I thought I’d share my ideas via this forum. Keep in mind: What […]

How Do I Avoid Weight Gain Over Pesach?

 

 

We’re just starting to get our bodies ready for summer and Boom, here comes Passover! How is one to pass over this holiday without putting on the pounds?

When faced with a large pile of matzo, one may respond with fear. Will this year’s Passover be similar to all other Passovers?

Four Questions

Does matzo have […]

How to Stay Super Healthy During the Super Bowl

When you’re attending a super bowl party, you want to be a team player and try all the appetizing snacks. However, it can get overwhelming to navigate all the temptation on the field, so I’m going to lay out the legal plays and penalties for you.

Guacamole and chips
You need not forego this popular staple. […]

How to Harangue the Holiday Heaviness

The holidays are upon us, and if you haven’t already stuffed yourself with latkes, you still may have a chance to save yourself. And even if you have submerged yourself in oil-soaked starch, you can still avoid the dreaded holiday weight gain. My small mother Nance ate 11 latkes last week and just a […]

By |December 24th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition||0 Comments

Allergies, and Intolerances, and Sensitivities, Oh My!

How do you know if your physical reaction to a food is the work of a food allergy, intolerance, or sensitivity? These three terms are often used interchangeably, yet they are three distinct conditions. Let’s break them down. (Except for intolerance – you’ll see!)

Food Allergy
The National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease (NIAID) defines […]

By |June 8th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition||0 Comments

Gluten-Restricted Athletes: Are They At A Disadvantage?

It is estimated that 1 in 133 people in the United States have celiac disease, and 6% of the population is gluten intolerant. Whether due to a diagnosis of celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), the gluten-restricted athlete faces possible threats to their performance.

Gluten consumption in the case of a celiac diagnosis will […]

Top 10 Tips For a Nutritious Life

March is National Nutrition Month. In honor of this glorious month which also holds my birthday, I give you:

My Top Ten Tips for a Nutritious Life

1. Don’t follow diet trends. 
Trends are transient for a reason. They don’t promote long-term success.

2. Forego the fake. 
Substitutes just leave you longing for the real thing. I may eat Tasti […]

Top 15 Diet Trends for 2015

2015 has been shaping up to be a year just like the last; especially with everyone once again resolving to get in shape. Before you click “Send” on that juice cleanse order, take a look at what nutritionists foresee to be the top diet trends for the year, and what I have to say […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Categories: Gluten, Nutrition, Paleo|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Juice Cleanses Are So Last Season

BluePrint. Master Cleanse. Organic Avenue.

Juice cleanses are popping up all over the place. And they all have one thing in common: They are produced for the company developing them to make money. They were not actually developed to “cleanse” you. First, cleanse you of what? No one knows. Not even Gwyneth Paltrow. And second, […]

By |November 13th, 2014|Categories: cleanse, juicing, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments