Healthy Alternatives to Holiday Treats

When we think of the holidays, we may not have visions of sugar plums in our heads, but we’re certainly thinking about our family’s own favorite recipes – be it a slice of pecan pie, a glass of eggnog, or sugar cookies with frosting. It’s perfectly natural to indulge in one festive, high-calorie treat this… Read more »

Holiday Eating Tips

The holidays can be a ticking time bomb for people who truly want to eat healthy. Here are some tips for making the right choices, without ruining your holiday experience. (After all, who wants to eat literally one bite of everything? There’s no enjoyment in that!) Find a new place to socialize. Lots of chatting… Read more »

Avoiding Yo-Yo Dieting

Do any of the following statements sound familiar?  “I work hard, so I deserve a good meal.” “Why should I diet when no one else is?” “It doesn’t matter if I cheat every now and then.” “I’ll work out more next week.” “I’ll never be thin anyhow.” These are all classic excuses made by Yo-Yo… Read more »

What Is A Gluten Free Diet?

Gluten is a protein found in grains like wheat, barley and rye. The main purpose of choosing a gluten-free diet is to prevent the intestinal disturbances associated with Celiac Disease. People with Celiac Disease are unable to digest gluten proteins and, as a result, suffer from inflammation of the intestines, malabsorption, abdominal cramping, and severe… Read more »

Best Fat Burning Foods

One of the questions we commonly hear at our NYC nutritionist office is, “What are the best fat burning foods?” Unfortunately, there is no magic food that will melt the fat away while you sit on the couch watching Law & Order. However, there are certain foods that seem to inspire a chemical reaction in… Read more »