Easy Food Prep Tips To Help You Live Healthier

For busy parents, busy moms, busy everybodies – I’m sure we can’t get enough of food prep tips. I always like asking my friends for what they do to prep for the week so that they are able to cook at least 50% of the time for their families. Comparing notes is a great way … Continue reading “Easy Food Prep Tips To Help You Live Healthier”

It’s like Cashew Butta… Baby!

It’s like Cashew Butta… Baby!

So I’m a sucker for nut butters. I pride myself on never going a day without eating peanut butter — and the Reduced Fat Skippy kind.  Sure, I’m a dietitian but I grew up in the 80’s and some tastes just CANNOT change.  However, for my little one, I’ve slowly worked on introducing nuts and … Continue reading “It’s like Cashew Butta… Baby!”

How Millennial’s View Health & Fitness

How Millennial’s View Health & Fitness

A recent Technogym study called The Wellness Deficit: How Millennials View Health and Fitness came to my attention. The study results were not only interesting but also interesting in forecasting future trends in the health, fitness and wellness landscape. Here are some key findings: 1. 72% find it hard to devote time to exercise (50% … Continue reading “How Millennial’s View Health & Fitness”

Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

  Everyone is always asking what to eat before a workout. The key is that if you’re not performing a workout greater than 45 minutes (i.e. race training) then you don’t need a huge snack beforehand. In fact, most people tend to overeat prior to a workout and many times don’t burn the calories they assume so thus … Continue reading “Healthy Snacks”

Workplace Wellness Tips

Workplace Wellness Tips

In 2015, you may have heard this phrase “Sitting Is The New Smoking” more that once. Recent studies have indicated that sitting for long periods of time does not have a positive impact on your health. However, with most job functions requiring extensive desk time, we hope there are other ways to increase activity at … Continue reading “Workplace Wellness Tips”

7 Indoor Prenatal Workouts

7 Indoor Prenatal Workouts

Get your blood flowing without leaving your living room. For much of the country, the winter months make us want to hibernate indoors. That’s especially true when you’re pregnant. Last winter, I happened to be in my first trimester of pregnancy. It took every ounce of strength for me not to wear loose comfortable sweats, … Continue reading “7 Indoor Prenatal Workouts”

India’s Future Food Trends: Turning Local Flair Into Global Fare

India’s Future Food Trends: Turning Local Flair Into Global Fare

As a South Asian dietician based in New York City, my job requires me to counsel and educate clients in a global fashion. I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with the Indian population over the last several years, as I’ve split my time between India and New York. My heritage, my time in India, … Continue reading “India’s Future Food Trends: Turning Local Flair Into Global Fare”

Health Trends for 2015

Health Trends for 2015

Last year at this time, I wrote a post via Healthy Living predicting the fitness trends of 2014. To recap, the online workout phenomenon took off — concepts like Booya Fitness, and Radius Fitness by NBC and Under Armour both launched in 2014, providing consumers with the ability to partake in boutique fitness programming in … Continue reading “Health Trends for 2015”

Dietitian Review: Gadgets to Stay on Track

Reflecting at 35 weeks pregnant