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Northern Westchester Hospital Dietitian Shares Tips to Prevent Foodborne Illnesses

Posted on August 28th, 2014 by

Keeping Your Food Safe By Stephanie Perruzza, MS, RD, CDN Every year, one in six Americans (about 48 million) gets sick from foodborne illnesses and 128,000 are hospitalized, according to the Center of Disease Control. The good news is most foodborne illnesses can be prevented with simple food safety tips. September is National Food Safety […]

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Northern Westchester Hospital Dietitian Shares the Benefits of Berries

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Benefits of Berries By Stephanie Perruzza   Berries are delicious and nutritious, packing a tasty and powerful punch in every bite.  They contain large amounts of antioxidants important in protecting against chronic disease; they are also low in calories!  Enjoy them fresh or frozen in your favorite dishes.

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Northern Westchester Hospital Dietitian Dishes Dairy

Posted on June 20th, 2014 by

National Dairy Month By Stephanie Perruzza MS, RD, CDN June marks the beginning of summer (it’s about time); but it’s also National Dairy Month!  The dairy group is an essential building block for a healthy diet and especially important for bone health. Do yourself a big favor and start the summer right by raising a […]

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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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