In this crazy world that we live in today, there is so much conflicting information out there about DIET. And when it comes to feeding our children, what is one of the most ESSENTIAL jobs as a mom quickly becomes a job that is overwhelming and frustrating, to say the least. Add to that the fact that it is something that you don’t just do every once in a while, but MULTIPLE times throughout the day, and it can be downright exhausting.Read More
Before I became a nutritionist, I was a high school English teacher. I have taught hundreds of kids learn how to write over the years.Read More
According to research conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Quest Nutrition, 87% of Americans experience increased food cravings during the holiday season and 75% experience guilt after giving into their cravings.Read More
If you are anything like me, you are sick of the hype. Over it.
Ketogenic. Paleo. Intermittent fasting. HFLC. Intuitive eating. Superfoods. Macronutrients.
What does it all mean, and which one is right for you?Read More
When I first walked into Body & Brain in Wyckoff, I didn’t know what to expect. I was running late (as always) and took my shoes off at the door and burst in, a crazy flurry of energy. I immediately became painfully aware that this was a zen space, and as I rattled off the litany of reasons for why I was late (“Couldn’t get the damn dog inside/sick kid/traffic on the highway”), I started to calm in Nancy’s presence as she looked me right in the eyes and said, “So you’re all up here, huh?” <pointing at her head>
HOW DID SHE KNOW THAT?Read More
The world that we live in today can be a scary place if you are an American living at or below the poverty level. And the fact of the matter is, approximately 12.7 percent of Americans are living at poverty level in this country.Read More
Cholesterol can be defined as a common steroid found in the membranes of most animal cells, involved in the regulation of the fluidity of the membrane.Read More
It was the sweetest of times, it was the sourest of times. Sugar has been on our radar in America since the 1970s, when manufacturers found a cheaper way to make sugar - introducing Americans to high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS).Read More