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January 2014

Northern Westchester Hospital Dietician Discusses Low-Fiber Nutrition

Posted on January 21st, 2014 by

Low-Fiber Nutrition Therapy By Stephanie Perruzza MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Can eating or avoiding certain foods make you feel better when you have diarrhea? By consuming the recommended foods below, you will be eating less fiber, fat, lactose, and sugars, which should help stop diarrhea and make you feel better. Tips: 1. Limit […]

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New York Dietician Helps Make Game Day Healthy

Posted on January 20th, 2014 by

Healthy Party Tips for the Big Game By Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN The Big Game is just around the corner, which means a day full of football, friends, family, and lots of food. Most of us are guilty of overindulging on game day and it can be easy for this feeding frenzy to ruin your […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Dietician Promotes Fiber

Posted on January 17th, 2014 by

Focus on Your Fiber January is National Fiber Focus month, making it the perfect time to start the New Year off right by adding more fiber into your diet. The daily recommended intake for fiber is 25 grams/day for women and 38 grams/day for men, but most Americans fail to meet this requirement and only […]

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Pulmonary Medicine Expert Discusses Asthma and the Flu

Posted on January 17th, 2014 by

Take Steps to Avoid the Flu, Especially if You Have Asthma By Harlan Weinberg, MD Medical Director, Pulmonary Medicine & Critical Care Medicine, Northern Westchester Hospital Patients who have a diagnosis of asthma, as well as other clinical conditions, such as COPD, Cystic Fibrosis, Congestive Heart Failure, Diabetes Mellitus, and Cancer, are all at increased […]

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New York Cardiology Chief Explains How Your Cholesterol Level Affects Your Heart

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by

Learning About Cholesterol Can Mean Living Longer By Robert Pilchik, MD, Chief of Cardiology at Northern Westchester Hospital High cholesterol is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease – including heart attack and stroke — which will affect half of all men and one-third of all women. Understanding cholesterol and its role in heart disease, […]

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