By Erin Caraher RDN, CDN Exercise and weight loss always seem to go hand in hand. While increasing physical activity can help you shed some of those extra pounds and keep them off, it shouldn’t be the only reason you exercise.Details
Why heat up the kitchen during the hot summer months? Grill up this colorful tasty dish to serve as a meal or a yummy side to accompany any grilled meat or fish. This will be an impressive addition to any dinner table that will please both family and friends.
By Daphne Baldwin Kornrich, MS, RDN, CSOWN, CDN We all know that being active and exercising are essential to good health. The benefits of exercise include weight loss and maintenance, better glucose control, bone health and stress reduction. The American College of Sports Medicine’s guidelines recommends that healthy adults should get at least 30 minutes…Details
By Barbara Broggelwirth, RDN, CDN In 2018, American’s spent $46 million on collagen supplements – a 34 percent increase over 2017. What is driving this trend? A lot of hype and marketing and a little bit of evidence. There is some early research suggesting that collagen protein can improve skin quality, prevent muscle wasting and…Details
By Gigi Ravenhall, RDN, CDN Home gardens can be a fun and rewarding way to improve your diet by adding nutrient rich fruits and veggies into meals and snacks! The summer season on Long Island gives us plenty of time to start a garden, big or small, and to reap the benefits of what we’ve…Details
By Helaine Krasner, RDN, CDN We are fortunate to live on Long Island where there are many local farms. Some of these farms sell their products directly to consumers at various farmers markets. One benefit of eating fruits and vegetables from a local farmers market is that the produce is at its freshest with…Details
By Janet Domke, RN, BSN Adrenal fatigue is a term that can be very misleading. Adrenal fatigue is not a true medical condition but rather refers to a group of symptoms that may be related to adrenal gland function. Adrenal fatigue may result from chronic stress, which causes hormonal imbalances in the adrenals leading…Details