Lifestyle

Simple Salads

Salads are my favorite weekday lunch. They’re an easy way to eat more fiber and color, and you get to take advantage of leftovers! But chopping a bunch of raw vegetables sounds daunting and doesn’t scream “delicious.” Follow this strategy to prepare a satisfying salad (that you actually want to […]

 

How to Sleep Better Tonight and Why It Matters

At 9 months pregnant, sleep is something that eludes me even before baby #3 arrives. I find my mind racing, which makes it hard to fall asleep and even harder to get back to sleep after one of my several trips to the bathroom (hello squished bladder!). I’m hot, then […]

Be Good To Your Gut

If you know me, you know I don’t mind discussing bodily functions, including “number two.” While it’s gross, it’s also one of the greatest insights into our health. So naturally I jumped at the opportunity to take a deep dive into the topic and contribute to the Functional Medicine SF […]

 

Why “Fat Free” does not mean better-for-you

If you read anything diet-related in the 80s, you’ve likely been brainwashed into thinking fat is bad. I was an impressionable kid during this era of cream cheese-less bagels, “fat free” pretzels (as if pretzels contained fat to begin with), and SnackWell’s, and it’s taken years for me to overcome […]

New Year, Fresh Start

Today begins a brand new year and a beckoning nudge to start fresh. Whether you’re hoping to jumpstart a weight loss plan, trim those last few pounds, or just hit the reset button on your indulgent holiday habits, these 5 simple strategies will have you feeling fresh and clean in […]

Eat like a nutritionist

My diet is pretty rhythmic and predictable. I divulge all of my secrets on the Nourish blog today. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/1XuhYY7. Follow-up: The blog post was also featured on glamour.com. Click here to check it out! http://www.glamour.com/health-fitness/blogs/vitamin-g/2015/10/what-a-nutritionist-eats-day  

Tidying for a living

This year is going to be a tough one for us. Javier started a one-year Master’s program in May, so the challenges of parenting two kids in NYC just went up, exponentially. Some days it’s just me holding down the fort. It’s only one year, and from a 30,000-foot view, […]