Best Teas for Your Nutrition Goals

To Help with Bloating, Menopause, Sleep, and More… Your not-so-secret weapon to help you achieve your health goals: Tea. You may already know that drinking tea is my #1 tip for curbing nighttime snacking. It gives you something to do with your hands and has zero calories. But the tea you choose can do so much more. For example, I …

Yes, you should spoil your appetite before you go out to dinner.

So, I posted a video that got more than 60,000 views on TikTok last week! This one I’m not just telling you this because it makes me look really cool to my teenage boys, it’s because clearly, this topic hit a nerve. Should you eat before going out to eat? Yes, you should! A small snack of protein and fiber …

Which Supplements Should You Take For Better Health?

When it comes to supplements, everybody’s really individualized and based on how much nutrition you have in your diet. What I usually recommend for my clients is most people don’t eat enough seafood, so, therefore, they’re low in omega-3s.  There are two different types of omega-3s that you can buy…some come from fish, but some now come from algae, and …

Secret ingredient alert: Rice cakes!

They may feel totally “80’s” but I bet they have more uses than you’ve considered. They have an awesome crunch, are gluten-free, and are low in calories. Avocado toast on a rice cake? Yum, pass the sea salt, please! Lox & cream cheese? It’s one way to avoid the NYC bagel calorie bombs I recently spoke of. And easy alternative …

Is Deli Meat Good or Bad for You?

I’m a registered dietitian living and working in New York City. A lot of people ask me if deli meat is a healthy food to incorporate. I said that it is but I prefer for you to get organic. When you have organic there are no added nitrates.  Nitrates have been shown to be carcinogenic, that means that they can …

Coffee is Healthy – Just Know This…

One of my core beliefs is that eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard. For example, I get asked all the time “Is coffee healthy”? YES: Coffee is the leading source of antioxidants. Where people go “wrong” is with the creamers, sugars/syrups, alternative “healthy” milks, and artificial sweeteners. My go-to coffee order? Black coffee. Need some milk? Keep it organic …

What To Know About Bananas

Please don’t fear bananas! 🍌🍌🍌🍌 I regularly am asked by clients “Can I eat bananas?” My answer: YES! They can absolutely be part of a balanced diet. And did you know, bananas are powerful de-bloaters thanks to their high potassium levels! The trick with bananas is knowing that a portion size is, in fact, only half a banana and that …

The Truth About Bagels

NYC bagels 🥯, bagels at a family brunch—the bagels that you really want to eat!—are actually equivalent to five or six slices of bread 🍞 🤯🍞🤯🍞🤯🍞🤯🍞 When was the last time you sat down to eat five or six slices of toast at a meal? Probably never. But some of us will mindlessly eat a bagel or two because they’re …

The Right Way to Take Apple Cider Vinegar!

I saw a knowledgeable fitness influencer—whom I love—suggest apple cider vinegar shots. Yes, I said shots…And I cringed. So should we talk about Apple Cider Vinegar? Because when you don’t dilute your apple cider vinegar, you avoid health benefits and end up burning your throat or feelings of heartburn/reflux. No, thank you! One of the reasons I’m so passionate about …

Mom and Registered Dietitian Grocery Haul

How I restocked my fridge now that my kids are back from sleep away camp! Reintroducing them to fresh fruits and veggies is my main priority! Keeping quick and healthy breakfasts on hand and healthy snacks available are key. 🫐 farmers market haul: for salads, smoothies and side dishes. They eat it if it’s there for them.🥣 yogurt for quick …