Northern Westchester Hospital Blog


The Basics of Good Nutrition, by Northern Westchester Hospital Dietitian

Posted on November 7th, 2013 by

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 is a revamped version of the food pyramid and was created as an easier visual […]

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New York Registered Dietician on Whole Grains

Posted on September 22nd, 2013 by

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 even close to the 25-38 grams of fiber per day recommended by the Institutes of […]

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New York Registered Dietitian Discusses Alternative Breakfasts

Posted on September 19th, 2013 by

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 your day with breakfast. Not having breakfast is just like not filling up the gas […]

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