5 Lifestyle Tips for Managing PCOS Symptoms
5 Lifestyle Tips for Managing PCOS Symptoms- from the nutrition expert, an RDN!
Our Version of Spring Cleaning: YOU MAY BE ENTITLED TO NUTRITION VISITS AT NO COST TO YOU!
Questioning changing up your nutrition as the weather gets warmer? SAVE YOUR MONEY- MOST INSURANCES COVER NUTRITION COUNSELING! We will call your insurance company and verify this for you, all you have to do is ask! Email [email protected] Or call us at 609-738-3143! Read on for the nutrition expert’s thoughts on the latest nutrition crazes at […]
The New Dietary Guidelines 2015-2020: What you need to know
The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for American’s was released last week. These guidelines are only updated every 5 years, and the changes made have a large impact on government run programs and policies. This set of recommendations is not only designed to get Americans to eat healthier, but it sets standards for the National School Lunch […]
Red Wine and Heart Health
A glass of wine is equivalent to one hour at the gym!? Not so fast. Results from a 12-week research study carried out by Jason Dyck and his team at the University of Alberta in Canada has some of us clinking our happy hour wine glasses in celebration. This study demonstrated that a natural compound found […]
How to make your New Year’s resolutions last
As the New Year approaches, many of us naturally begin to think about what we would like to do differently next year. I’ve often waited until December 31st, or even January 1st (and maybe even the 2nd!)—to jot down my New Year’s goals. From experience, waiting that long can often lead to disaster for falling […]
Getting Enough Zzz’s
Most people know to get enough sleep, but during this time of the year, busy lifestyles, erratic work schedules, and even new children (and pets) can keep you from getting the sleep you need. Current research now shows a connection between having good nutrition (and health) and sleep. So the question is … do you get […]
Healthful Holiday Eating
Worried that enjoying a traditional holiday meal and party foods with family and friends will destroy healthful food habits you’ve been practicing all year? The good news is any foods, even beloved holiday dishes, can fit into a healthful eating plan with practice and planning. Following some of these tips will help you plan for […]
Why Your Goal Should Be Setting Better Goals
Oftentimes, patients think that the loftiest goal is the best goal. However, in order for goals to be attainable, they have to be realistic. For example, if a patient doesn’t exercise at all, and then tells me they will exercise every day, I get wary. Setting yourself up to be disappointed with your progress […]
Think Group Nutrition Counseling Isn’t For You? Think Again!
Alyssa Cohen, MS, RD While individual nutrition counseling is certainly beneficial for weight management, many people discount the effectiveness of group nutrition counseling. Although a personal meal plan and one-on-one time with a registered dietitian can help to identify barriers to your goals and overcome obstacles, there are many instances when group counseling can enhance […]
Don’t Let Your Health Benefits (Or Lack Thereof) Determine Your Health!
Alyssa Cohen, MS, RD While nutrition counseling can be used to lower one’s risk of developing disease, it is oftentimes only sought out once a condition (i.e. Diabetes, Hypertension, obesity, etc.) is already present. This is likely due to the fact that many insurance policies will not cover nutrition without a qualifying pre-existing condition. Also, […]