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

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by

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 about educating others in this aspect. What you eat can also impact your cancer risk. Many of […]

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Tips for Reducing Salt in Your Diet

Posted on March 14th, 2014 by

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 2,300 milligrams per day. That’s equivalent to about the size of one teaspoon. The recommendation […]

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New York Dietitian Gives Tips on Healthy Snacking

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by

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 offerings like chips, cookies and soda on frequent advertisements. The good news is that snacking […]

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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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