March 6, 2018

 National Nutrition Month is upon us!  

 As a Registered Dietitian, I am excited to have a WHOLE MONTH to celebrate healthy living.  As you all know, I do not take a traditional "diet" approach to health and wellness. Rather, I place the focus on all the wonderfull...

December 27, 2017

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday!  

Over the next couple of days/weeks we are going to be bombarded with quick fix diet claims.  I will blog about this later in the week but for today, I would like to share my #1 QUICK TIP that can help to crush the sugar craving...

December 18, 2017

The holidays are a special time of the year.   A time to enjoy family, friends and yes.... FOOD!  Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to enjoy the holidays and still maintain some semblance of healthy eating.  

So here are my top ten tips for healthy ea...

November 25, 2017

SUMMER IS HERE!!!

Memorial Day Weekend is a time for many to kick back relax and dive into summer.  A time for BBQs, outdoor parties and above all a time to bring out the chips and dips.  A key component in the quest for a healthy diet and lifestyle is to find ways to e...

November 25, 2017

With all the hype surrounding low carbohydrate diets lately, I felt it may be helpful to share some information regarding the health benefits of one of my favorite foods

OATMEAL

The fiber in oats also has many health benefits. Eating just a half cup of oatmeal a day is e...

November 25, 2017

A recent client question regarding PROBIOTICS and PREBIOTICS spurred this blog.  She was confused as to what all the hype surrounding these supplements was about and if they were something she needed to be concerned about.  

First things first – good for her f...

November 25, 2017

Week-nights tend to be very busy in our household and getting a balanced dinner on the table can be a struggle if I don’t do some pre-planning ahead of time.  Yesterday was a rare game less Sunday and I took full advantage of planning and grocery shopping.  

T...

November 23, 2017

As a mom to 4 active boys, I have attended my fair share of baseball and lacrosse tournaments, football jamborees and cross-country meets.  I cringe every time I walk past the garbage cans on the field, overflowing with sports drink and soda bottles.  

Hydrating th...

November 23, 2017

Several months ago I was approached by someone I only really knew through sports and friends regarding losing weight and getting fit. She was at her wit’s end with her weight and dieting and wanted to make some permanent changes in her health. She wanted to get off the...