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Supermarket Superfoods by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Have you ever clicked on an article about a superfood only to find that the super food was super hard to find in local stores or super expensive? Not this superfood! ... Read on »
Birth Story #3: Thoughts on Having a Baby in Israel by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This post originally appeared on The Times of Israel on March 13, 2014. It appears again with minor edits here on my own page. Enjoy! My daughter’s first Hebrew bir ... Read on »
Top 5 Anti-Cancer Foods by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have always had a special place in my heart for the phytonutrient known as Allicin, since my name is Debra Allison.  I first learned about phytonutrients in the 1990's du ... Read on »
Crock Pot Cooking: The Rules and the Recipes by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility In response to a conversation on the BeyondPrenatals Facebook page, I am posting some rules and recipes for crock pot cooking. Enjoy them and like us on facebook for more ... Read on »
Quotes that Inspire this Nutritionist by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Here in Modiin (Israel) I have been busy teaching a Maternal & Child Nutrition course to international students at Hebrew University, working with some amazing clients who ... Read on »
Science, Schmience, SIDS, and a Soapbox by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I analyze research articles for the EAL , lecture on evidence analysis, and generally love science.  But I am in a profession where we still know very little about so much. ... Read on »
Healthy Food that Comes in a Package! (For Mishloach Manot & Year Round) by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My friend Alexandra  from NYC gave an awesome kids class last year for Purim (a Jewish holiday that among other things, entails giving fun food presents to friends called ... Read on »
A few product reviews by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Just before we left for our move to Israel, we were sent some great goodies that I wanted to share with you. Tommee Tippee held a blogger's event in Manhattan last yea ... Read on »
Breastfeeding with Instinct by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Ulpan (Hebrew immersion course) is winding down and baby #3 is still cooking, so I wanted to kick off my move to Modiin with a special class on Breastfeeding with Instinct. ... Read on »
Pregnancy Super Breakfast by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility On of my first semesters teaching at Queens College - CUNY, a great and eclectic student used to routinely show up to class with breakfast in a small mason jar.  After a fe ... Read on »
What's Happening at Beyond Prenatals? by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Where Have I Been? Since my last post in June, I have lived in 3 places. I said a couple of good bye's and one huge hello.  The first was our beloved NYC apartment. Th ... Read on »
Vegan Burgers for Mayim Bialik? by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Me and Mayim  Last night I attended an event where Mayim Bialik spoke to a roomful of people about her Jewish background, her path to show-business, ... Read on »
What I'm Reading Today by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have a horrible habit of opening lots of tabs on my computer (ask my husband who complains about the reduced speed of our computer).  I receive daily nutrition emails com ... Read on »
The $5 Item Every Woman Should Own by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Many years ago, I met an amazing physical therapist named Ashley Boyle  . I saw her for a hip problem that I incurred while taking a belly-dance class with two fr ... Read on »
Sectional Plates Part 3: Q & A + Giveaway by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Plate courtesy of (On the plate is last night's dinner: Kale chips, millet stir fry, salsa/blackbean chicken) Welcome back to Part 3 of our sectio ... Read on »
Sectional Plates Part 2: Half Plate Vegetable Pictures by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Welcome back to Sectional Plates Part 2, where we are discussing sectional plates for children.. ( Click here for Part 1 ). Here you will see some of our real dinners using ... Read on »
Sectional Plates Part 1: Half Your Plate with Vegetables by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility   Last June, The United States Department of Agriculture revealed the new "Food Pyramid" in the form of a plate, depicting half the plate filled with fruits and ... Read on »
Gelato Ad Reduces Women's Worth by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Passing by this Duane Reade subway ad near 96th and Lexington, I was overcome with anger. Not only because of it's attempt to get you to eat more more junk foo ... Read on »
Are Low-Fat Products Bad for Fertility, Pregnancy, Children? by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am really interested in "catch phrases" and their effects.  For example, saying "The benefits of breastfeeding include...(insert whatever superpower you want your child t ... Read on »