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 »

How Does Stress Affect What Foods We Crave?

Think of your favorite food. Is it ice cream? Is it pizza, or chocolate? Is it pasta with cream sauce? These are typically the foods that you will crave when you are stressed. Stress creates an imbalance of cortisol in the body which produces a signal in the brain that we need fat and or… Read more »

Healthy Ways to Speed Up the Metabolism

So what exactly is the definition of metabolism?  We hear this term frequently and often wonder what exactly is the metabolism. The definition of metabolism is the sum of all of the chemical reactions that take place in every cell of a living organism providing energy for the processes of life and synthesizing new cellular… Read more »