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 »

Why Does A Low Glycemic Diet Designed For Diabetics Help You Lose Weight?

As we all know, diabetics cannot metabolize glucose and certain carbohydrates very well. Whether you are a Type l or Type ll diabetic, you still need to watch what you eat very carefully. First, I will define “low glycemic” foods, for those of you who are new to the lingo. Low glycemic foods are foods… Read more »

Eliminating Empty Calories For Weight Loss

What are empty calories? We hear this term repeatedly and never quite get what exactly empty calories are. These are calories that give us a burst of energy but have no nutritional value to the body, They are not nutritionally balanced. You can say unnecessary calories is a more accurate term for this type of… Read more »