Category Archives: Nutrition

Nutrition Tips for Vegetarians

Hungry, Hungry Herbivores… By Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN Have you ever considered becoming a vegetarian? What stopped you from doing so? There are many reasons why some people opt for this dietary style. Whichever vegetarian diet you choose (lacto-ovo, pescetarian, … Continue reading

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New York Registered Dietician on Whole Grains

Whole grains, they’re not just for breakfast anymore! By Jill Ashbey-Pejoves RD, CDN, CNSC, CDE According to the 2010 Dietary Guideline for Americans, we should make half our grains whole. But why stop at half? The average adult doesn’t get … Continue reading

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New York Registered Dietitian Discusses Alternative Breakfasts

Boost Up Your Breakfast! By: Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN Let me ask you a question. If you were planning a cross-country road trip, would you fill up the gas tank? Well, the same applies when it comes to starting off … Continue reading

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Westchester Hospital Dietitian Discusses Healthy Lunches for Back to School

Packing A Healthy Lunchbag by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital September is back-to-school month …getting organized around books, supplies and first day back-to-school outfits, etc., etc…  We want to make this one task easier:  Packing the lunch … Continue reading

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Westchester Hosptial Dietitian Discusses Going Gluten Free

Going Gluten-Free by Amy Rosenfeld, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Is everyone you know going gluten-free? While a gluten-free diet is trendy, it is less appropriate for weight loss but crucial in the treatment of celiac disease. A protein found in … Continue reading

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New York Hospital Gastroenterologist Discusses Celiac Disease

Sensitive to Gluten or Suffering from Celiac Disease? by Dr. Elie Abemayor MD, Chief of Gastroenterology, Northern Westchester Hospital.  Just 10 years ago, Americans with celiac (SEE-lee-ak) disease had a tough time getting a diagnosis. Doctors thought that the autoimmune digestive … Continue reading

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Westchester Hospital Dietician Discusses the Ultimate Picnic Basket

The Ultimate Healthy Picnic Basket by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital The summer heat has picked up and with it the popularity of getting together and enjoying a nice meal outdoors.  Whether you’re planning a romantic, family … Continue reading

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New York Hospital Dietician Discusses The Power of Spinach

The Power of Spinach by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital With two holidays dedicated to this green leafy sensation (Fresh Spinach Day on July 16th and National Spinach Day was March 26th), it should be no surprise … Continue reading

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New York Hospital Dietician Discusses Navigating A Farmer’s Market

Relive the Past and Buy From A Farmer Farmer’s Market Week – August 4th-10th Summer is here and so is the celebration of National Farmer’s Market Week! Eating locally and seasonally is good for you and your environment because you’re … Continue reading

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New York Hospital Dietician Discusses Healthy Grilling For Summer

Tips for Healthy Grilling This Summer! by – Kimberly Stein RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Is there anything better than a good-old fashioned BBQ during summer? It’s something we all love!  Keep in mind, there are just as many food … Continue reading

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