Posts Tagged ‘wine’

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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What to Eat if You Have Prediabetes

what to eat with prediabetes

You get a call from your doctor telling you your sugar is a little high on your blood test. You don’t have diabetes but will need to watch it. You’re told to cut out sugar, bread and pasta. But now you are in a panic because you don’t know what to eat. Carbs are everywhere!…

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Kitchen Mistakes That Can Lead to Weight Gain

  For those of you who cook at home, kudos to you. Most of my NYC clients barely set foot in their kitchen! But cooking at home is a great way to eat healthier, save money and watch your weight. The problem is that cooking at home can be just as unhealthy as some take-out…

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Top 8 Nutrition Myths DeBunked

New Yorkers are pretty well-informed when it comes to nutrition … most of the time! But even my most nutrition savvy clients can get fooled on occasion. And the media makes it confusing. One you day you read something, the next day it changes! See if you fall prey to any of these common nutrition myths

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Should You Drink Wine for the Health Benefits?

should you drink wine for the health benefits

Americans love miracle pills and superfoods.  Anything to make us slimmer, stronger, younger and healthier. We’ve all heard about the health benefits of red wine. What could be better than this – something that tastes good is actually good for us! Substances found in red wine have been linked to a decreased risk of heart disease, increased lifespan,…

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20 Tips to Help Your Sweetie Lose Weight

Your hubbie always wore a size 34 pants but lately its been a size 38. Working long hours, business dinners, and no time for the gym have taken a toll on his weight. Or maybe your wife has taken to wearing leggings and loose dresses … because her other clothes no longer fit. With Valentine’s Day…

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Do You Get Hungry after Drinking?

It happened again last night … my “post cocktail munchie syndrome”. I met a friend for dinner and of course, a few drinks (two to be exact). We ate a lot of sushi and sashimi and I was full. But somehow after walking 10 blocks home, I found myself starving (or so I thought) 30…

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Valentine’s Day Food to Get You in the Mood

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you may be wondering if there are any foods to get in you “in the mood”.  We often hear that certain foods, such as oysters and chocolate, have aphrodiasiac qualities. The question is – do these foods actually get you in the mood? Read on to find out these answers and check out my…

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Lose Weight … Discreetly

Portion sizes play a major role in our weight. Many restaurants serve jumbo portions – but what about your portions at home? I bet many of you are eating more than you think! An extra ounce of protein or few bites of rice can make a difference long term in your weight. And who wants…

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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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