Northern Westchester Hospital Blog


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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Westchester Hospital Dietician Discusses Healthier Halloween Candy Alternatives

Posted on October 12th, 2013 by

5 Healthier Halloween Candy Choices  by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Let’s be honest, when October rolls around we all know that we look forward to the large displays of Halloween candy in the supermarkets. This can be quite the competitive holiday for trick-or-treaters, challenging who can cover the most trick-or-treating ground […]

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Westchester Hospital Dietitian Discusses Healthy Lunches for Back to School

Posted on August 25th, 2013 by

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 bag. You know that with a healthy meal, your child gets the energy s/he needs […]

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Westchester Hosptial Dietitian Discusses Going Gluten Free

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by

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 wheat, rye, barley and most oats (although there are some certified gluten-free oat products), gluten […]

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New York Hospital Dietician Discusses Navigating A Farmer’s Market

Posted on July 16th, 2013 by

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 ensuring fresh, healthy and wholesome ingredients.  Food items at farmer’s markets don’t require excess packaging, […]

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