What To Eat to Feel Less Bloated This Summer

Many of my clients are complaining about feeling bloated or not wanting to feel bloated. It’s a popular conversation, so let’s get to it! For fruits, we want high fiber and high water. So, I recommend melons, berries, and (since it’s a fruit) avocados. They’re super high in potassium and help to flush out excess water. Along with that is …

Some Top Teas to Optimize Your Health

I have a variety of teas! Teas are such an easy way to incorporate herbs and spices into your diet because they can actually be therapeutic for you. There’s some that help for women during their menstrual cycle, and that includes the whole cycle; it helps to support all your hormones. Look for Healthy Cycle teas. There’s some that help …

Are Those “What I Eat in a Day” Videos Realistic?

As a Registered Dietitian, let me break it down for you. When you are looking for extreme results, there is no balance. 50/50 (healthy/”unhealthy”) will keep you at maintenance. If you want to see change, 80/20 is really the way to go. Most people who are showing you a “What I Eat in a Day” are showing you a perfect …

Mood-Boosting Foods for May

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, making it the perfect time for us to share our favorite foods to support your mood, and overall health, of course. With a rainy start to spring, I bet we could all use an extra boost right now! Here are the facts: Research shows a diet high in processed foods and sugar (we see …

Is Eating Vegan Actually Healthy or Not?

I’ve been hearing about quitting veganism a lot more! I can tell you now, as a registered dietitian, that many of my clients who are vegan aren’t as healthy as those who eat animal proteins! While I think being vegan is an excellent meal plan for some, you must be diligent with the food that you eat. It’s very difficult …

Symptom Soothers: Foods for Allergy Relief

April showers bring May flowers and ALLERGIES! As we continue into the Spring months, here at Real Nutrition, we thought it would be the perfect time to share our top nutrition tips and best practices to help minimize allergy symptoms, so we can all carry on crushing it in our day-to-days. A few of our favorite and effective nutrition tips to …

The Rules I Give My Clients About Drinking School

Let’s be realistic here! As a Registered Dietitian living and working in New York City, my clients usually drink alcohol. These are a few of the strategies I go over with them so they can incorporate it into a healthy lifestyle. Pick your number for the week: I usually recommend seven drinks or less, male or female. And that doesn’t …

When Should I Eat My Meals Each Day ?

While every day is different and everyone is different, I usually use this simple equation to help people figure out when they should organize their meals. First, I recommend eating breakfast within two hours of waking up. Then I would recommend eating meals about three to four hours spread apart. If you eat breakfast at 9 AM, then I would …

My Favorite On-Hand Ingredients for Hydration

My favorites include coconut water completely natural, with no artificial colors or flavors, and avocado which contains potassium naturally. Bananas potassium, and lemons contain more electrolytes and also have vitamin C. Chia seeds capture and hold on to water and therefore help to hydrate you from the inside out.  For hydration on the go, Moon Juice has new branded electrolytes and …