Exercise is Medicine

By Helaine Krasner, RDN, CDN Exercise is defined as bodily exertion for the sake of developing or maintaining physical fitness. We don’t typically think of exercise as a valid treatment for our medical issues, but an overwhelming body of research supports this important component for health. Exercise in the proper dosage is an effective prescription…

Intuitive Movement

By Melissa Buscetta, RD, CDN Intuitive movement is the practice of connecting with your body and its internal cues and using that awareness to determine what type of movement, how long, and the intensity you’d like to engage in. It also incorporates the concept of mindfulness by being present in whatever movement you choose to…

Fitness Apps

By, Melissa Buscetta, RD, CDN Nowadays, your smartphone can do just about anything. Did you know you can use that smartphone as a personal trainer of sorts, too? Fitness apps can help motivate you to exercise. While no app is going to take the place of professional advice from a physician, registered dietitian, physical therapist…