Posts Tagged ‘alcohol’

7 Problem Areas in My Diet

I bet you think a nutritionist spends hours shopping at the farmer’s market, then cooking gourmet organic meals and blending up green smoothies. And of course, a nutritionist would never touch a cookie, Haagen Daz ice cream bar or white bread!  Um … not this nutritionist! I know that many of my clients assume I have…

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The Lowdown on Alcohol and PCOS

updated 11.7.18 One of my followers on my PCOS facebook page recently asked me my thoughts on alcohol and PCOS. As we enter into the holiday season, I thought this would be an appropriate topic to blog about. Whether your holiday plans meeting friends/family for dinner, throwing a party, or just chilling at home, chances…

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12 Sneaky Tips to Drink Less Alcohol and Lose Weight

  If you’re a New Yorker, I bet much of your socializing includes alcohol on some level. Whether it’s meeting friends for drinks, sharing a bottle of wine with dinner, having some beers while watching the game, meeting a date or inviting your friends over for pre-dinner cocktails, the common denominator is …. alcohol .…

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How My Diet Has Changed in 5 Years

The dietary advice I give my clients has changed over the years so I started to think about how MY diet has changed. In the past 5 years, my diet has evolved. Somehow limiting calories and fat have become less important to me and I’ve focused more on foods that taste good, satiate me and…

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Top 11 Tips to Stay Hydrated in Warm Weather

The dog days of summer have hit with temps 100 degrees and higher! Not only is this unpleasant, it can be dangerous. Our body’s fluid requirement increases as the temperature rises and being dehydrated can have serious effects on your health. Check out my tips on how to keep yourself hydrated and learn which foods/beverages…

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Top 10 Dietary Tips to Combat Stress

How many of you feel stressed right now? The holidays (while they are great!) tend to have a way of exacerbating stress for many of us. Too much to do in too little time. Gifts to buy, spending money that you may not have, traveling delays, dealing with family “issues”, parties to plan … or…

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10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Men

This post is for you guys! Has the 6 pack you had in your 20‘s turned into a man “pooch”? Or perhaps you used to be able to eat anything you wanted but now your doctor is threatening to put you on a statin? Or maybe you eat minimally during the day and way too much at…

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Control Booze to Slim Down

Are your nights filled with social and business commitments?  Business dinner Tuesday night. Drinks after work Wednesday night with the girls.  Match.com date Thursday night. Dinner (and drinks) with another date Saturday night. Brunch with a mimosa or two on Sunday. What do all these events have in common? Alcohol! You’re careful with what you…

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Don’t Let Summer Parties Pack on the Pounds

The arrival of summer brings a flurry of social activities – pool parties, beach parties, BBQ’s, rooftop parties, birthdays (why are so many birthdays in summer?), etc. And of course all of these get togethers revolve around food and/or booze. While it is great to spend time with friends, neighbors and family, if you aren’t careful, these parties can start to pack on the pounds. By the time Labor Day rolls around, your muffin top will be spilling over your bathing suit.

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Prevent Holiday Weekend Weight Gain

Whether you are heading the Hampton’s, your family BBQ or a friend’s party, chances are that you will be surrounded with food and beverages this holiday weekend. We all deserve a break from working long hours (and from the rain!), however this doesn’t give us the green light to gorge. The last thing you want…

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