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michnutrish

New Jersey 07676
Registered Dietitian.  I am a 2010 graduate of Montclair State University with a B.S. in Dietetics. I also hold a degree in Communications from Ramapo College of New Jersey. I am a recent graduate of the dietetic internship through Montclair State University and receipient of the Emily J... Full Bio
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Can You Top This??? by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating       Nowadays it seems that there is a new frozen yogurt place opening on every corner.  Whether it is Red Mango, CUPS, TCBY, Pinkberry, or Let's YO, these establishm ... Read on »
Sierra Mist Natural: "Natural" does not always mean "Healthful"! by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Earlier this week I posted about "deceptive" product labels and here is a prime example.  According to the FDA, companies can use the word "natural" on their food la ... Read on »
Food Labels Tricks that Manufacturers Employ! Here's the Heads Up! by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating 1.  Sugar by any other name......is still sugar!   Watch for any ingredients that end in "ose" such as sucrose, dextrose, maltose, fructose - these are all sugars. Oth ... Read on »
Guest Post: Healthy Eating Provides Wide Range of Benefits for Cancer Patients by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following is a guest post by Jillian McKee on the importance of nutrition and nutritional status  in regards to prevention and treatment of various cancers.  Ms. McKee h ... Read on »
March 2012 is National Nutrition Month! by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating March is National Nutrition Month!  Take this month to make small achievable goals towards better health. Today's tip is to account for liquid calories.  High calorie ... Read on »
Can Food Affect Memory? Is there such a thing as "Brain Food"? by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating  I'm sure you have heard at least once in your life, "eat this, it is brain food".  I remember this personally when someone was referring to fish. Those people are r ... Read on »
Can Food Affect Memory? Is this such a thing as "Brain Food"? by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I'm sure you have heard at least once in your life, "eat this, it is brain food".  I remember this personally when someone was referring to fish. Those people are right - ... Read on »
Question of the Week: Knowing your Numbers by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for this week's blog post, "My A1c test result is 6.4% and my fasting blood sugar level is 113.  Do these numbers sound like diabetes ... Read on »
Question of The Week: What to Avoid in the Evenings that May Affect Your Sleep Patterns by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog post:  "When I have coffee, I normally just have decaf - however the last few times I noticed I ha ... Read on »
Question of the Week: Low Carb or Not Low Carb? by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted by one of my readers for discussion for this week's blog post, "I was just diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.  I would like to know, s ... Read on »
Question of the Week: Getting Enough Excercise During the Winter Months by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for this week's blog post, "I have pre-diabetes and have been doing a pretty good job of exercising outdoors during the spring and s ... Read on »
Question of the Week: "Healthy Tailgating!" by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog post, "My husband has diabetes and this time of year we attend a lot of football games.  Before ... Read on »
Question of the Week: Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog post, "Diabetes runs in my family and I think this puts me at risk.  Could you tell me wh ... Read on »
Cooking & Baking with Stevia/Splenda by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Weight loss The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog post, " I have type 2 diabetes and love to bake.  When cooking or baking, if I substitute Splenda or ... Read on »
Question of the Week: Baking with Stevia or Splenda by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating  The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog post, "I have type 2 diabetes and love to bake.  When cooking or baking, if I substitute Splend ... Read on »
Avoiding Temptation in an Unhealthy Environment by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog: "I have pre-diabetes and am struggling to eat healthy.  My brother and his family live with me and ... Read on »
Question of the Week: Avoiding Temptation in an Unhealthy Environment by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog: "I have pre-diabetes and am struggling to eat healthy.  My brother and his family live with me an ... Read on »
Is it possible to eat unhealthy at a salad bar? by michnutrish 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog post: "We have a large salad bar at the work cafeteria that I would like to take advantage of for lu ... Read on »
Small Changes Lead To Big Successes by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog post, "I was recently diagnosed with pre-diabetes and have had weight issues my entire life.  I can ... Read on »
Question of the Week: Small Changes Lead to Big Successes by michnutrish Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The following question was submitted for discussion on this week's blog post, "I was recently diagnosed with pre-diabetes and have had weight issues my entire life ... Read on »