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Eating Out on the Main Line

As a registered dietitian, one thing many of my patients and I discuss is limiting going out to eat. As a general rule, we know that restaurant foods are often less healthy (high in calories, sodium, and fat with little fiber). Many times, restaurants serve huge portion sizes. I promote a balanced, realistic healthy lifestyle …

Eating Out

What a Registered Dietitian Recommends I enjoy eating out on occasion, especially to spend time with my husband or to get a chance to catch up with friends and/or family! When you are health-conscious or trying to lose weight, eating out can be challenging. It can be difficult to make healthy food choices, especially if …

Managing Stress

Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one. -Hans Selye Stress is common! Everyone has some sort of stress in his or her life.  Seventy five percent of Americans report experiencing at least one symptom of stress such as depression, sadness, anxiety, fatigue and irritability.  Common stressors include money, work, the …

RD or MD – Who Should I See?

What is a registered dietitian? Recently, I’ve noticed that many of my patients wait a long time to make an appointment with me, an RD (Registered Dietitian). After doing their nutritional assessments, quite often I find something common. Many patients have gone to their doctor for years regarding a health issue when they seemingly could …

What to Look for in a Nutritionist

When you are sick, you go to the doctor to get well. When you are feeling down or depressed, you meet with a counselor to discuss your problems. What do you do when you want to eat healthier, lose weight and/or manage chronic disease through your food choices? You seek the help of a nutrition …

Creating a Sustainable Habit

How long does it take to create a habit? We tend to hear that it takes 21 days, while other resources may say it takes over 60 days. Whether it takes 21 or 60, habits are something that we have to decide to form, have the desire to continue, and have consistency. We all have …

Fall Into Health!

Time flies, right? It’s already back to school time for many. Back to school and coming up on the holidays for kids can mean back to prioritizing you and healthy eating! Now that you have some time for yourself, concentrate on making some small, sustainable changes in your eating habits leading to healthy living! Small …