Part One: A Tale of Another Two Cities — The Real “Med” Diet


My perception of the Mediterranean Diet was probably similar to that of most Americans: eating plenty of rice, lentils, red wine, hummus, diverse … [Read more...]

Dietitians to the Rescue! Packing the ‘Right Stuff’ for a Healthy School Lunch


As summer draws to a close it's time to start thinking about the coming school year. That means new teachers, homework, and yikes!! – school snacks … [Read more...]

Want to Eat Better? Here’s a Good Place to Start

new american plate

It may come as a surprise, but even though I am a registered dietitian I have taste buds --- just like everyone else!  And while I still have a wicked … [Read more...]

A Nutritionist’s Guide to the Best of the Season

adirondack chair on beach

Summer is my favorite times of year—warm weather, more time outdoors, and of course, some of the best produce of the year.  It is easy to fit more … [Read more...]

Welcome to Snackaholics Anonymous: Where RDs Provide Snack Therapy


We are now munching and crunching to the tune of 600 calories from snacks—about a quarter of our daily calories. Unfortunately, most of our snack … [Read more...]

Bethenny: Better body after baby

Bethenny Frankel

I was recently asked to contribute to a feature on Bethenny Frankel’s post-baby weight loss for Life & Style magazine. Using Bethenny’s food … [Read more...]

Dietitians Dish Out Diet Advice


The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released the latest state of overweight reports for the United States this week and the results were not … [Read more...]

A Tale of Two Cities – Part II


In my last post I noted some of the factors that make healthy eating and living fairly easy in Barcelona: abundant fresh produce, tasty meals in small … [Read more...]