Tag Archives: Nutrition

Northern Westchester Hospital Dietitian Discusses the Role of Food in Cancer Prevention

The Shopping Basket: A Tool To Control Your Cancer Risk By Stephanie Perruzza MS, RD, CDN As a dietitian, I am keenly aware of the impact that food and nutrition have on health and well-being, and I am truly passionate … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Cancer Treatment & Wellness Center, Nutrition | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Northern Westchester Hospital Registered Dietitian Offers Ideas to Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right

The Taste of Eating Right by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital March is National Nutrition Month, an annual nutrition education campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The Registered Dietitians at Northern Westchester Hospital want … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Expert Health Advice, Northern Westchester Hospital News, Nutrition | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Tips for Reducing Salt in Your Diet

Spice it Up and Toss the Salt Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN In today’s food culture, most of us are consuming far too much sodium. The current recommendation for sodium according to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans is less than … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Expert Health Advice, Nutrition | Tagged , | Comments Off

New York Dietitian Gives Tips on Healthy Snacking

National Snack Food Month by Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN, Northern Westchester Hospital Yes, you read this title correctly. There is a National Snack Food Month, and it’s in February. Snack foods tend to get a bad rep with stereotypical … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Expert Health Advice, Nutrition | Tagged , | Comments Off

Northern Westchester Hospital Dietician Discusses Low-Fiber Nutrition

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, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Expert Health Advice, Nutrition | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

The Basics of Good Nutrition, by Northern Westchester Hospital Dietitian

Let’s Celebrate ‘Good Nutrition Month’ By: Kimberly Stein, RD, CDN November kicks off the holiday season, but there’s another reason to celebrate: It’s Good Nutrition Month.  The core ideas of what “good nutrition” constitutes come directly from the USDA MyPlate recommendations.  MyPlate … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Expert Health Advice, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Westchester Hospital Dietician Discusses Healthier Halloween Candy Alternatives

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 … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Expert Health Advice, Nutrition | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

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

Share
Posted in Health News, Nutrition | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

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

Share
Posted in Health News, Nutrition | Tagged , , | Comments Off

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

Share
Posted in Expert Health Advice, Nutrition | Tagged , , , | Comments Off