Northern Westchester Hospital Blog


Healthy Snacks On-The-Go

Posted on April 6th, 2015 by

Nutritionist Approved: Healthy snack products to look for on your next grocery trip By Elisa Bremner, RD This is the first edition of a series of nutritionist-approved food products on the market. Snacks are an important and useful way to stave off hunger, bolster nutrient intake, keep energy up and satisfy the occasional craving (for […]

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Health Benefits of Yogurt

Posted on October 24th, 2014 by

Deciphering the Yogurt Aisle: Get cultured! By Elisa Bremner & Amy Rosenfeld It’s official!  Governor Andrew Cuomo named yogurt New York’s official state snack on October 15.  The Governor expects to raise public awareness of the health benefits of yogurt and economic benefits of supporting local yogurt industry. New York has become the nation’s top […]

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Westchester Registered Dietitian on Helping Kids Make Healthy Food Choices

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by

Empower Your Child to Eat Healthy…For Life   By Elisa Bremner Your child loves ice cream (who doesn’t?). You love your child. So how do you limit junk food or sweets to help them maintain a healthy weight? In this age of sedentary video game play and easy availability of high-calorie snacks, the challenge for […]

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Sports Nutrition

Posted on April 22nd, 2013 by

Food: The Body’s Fuel by Elisa Bremner, RD, Northern Westchester Hospital Good nutrition can help athletes attain optimal performance. Fitness fanatics, school athletes and weekend warriors alike want to get the most out of their fitness regime. What are the dangers of making the wrong diet choices? Apart from suboptimal performance, poor nutrition puts you […]

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Westchester Dietician Serves Up Root Vegetables Recipe

Posted on November 6th, 2012 by

Get to Know Your Roots! by Elisa Bremner, RD It’s time to get back to your roots.  As cool weather crops, root vegetables such as beets, carrots, radishes and rutabagas are coming to fruition right about now.  And the timing is perfect – being naturally high in Vitamin C and other anti-oxidants, root vegetables can […]

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