Author Archives: Gail Wikler RD CDN

Iron: Too much of a good thing?

This excellent article in the New York Times earlier this week discusses the role of Iron in the body, how to identify symptoms of deficiency (anemia), and who might have TOO much iron. Click the link below to read this helpful … Continue reading

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Blueberry Bliss

Blueberries, rich in antioxidants to promote heart health and cancer prevention, are in the peak of their season. Try this great low-fat blueberry muffin recipe to boost your antioxidant intake. Eat as a snack between meals or with a lean … Continue reading

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Your morning coffee could save your life!

Click the link below the read the article published on MedPage Today which reviews a large prospective study including over 400,000 people. The results of this study, which showed lower death risk among coffee drinkers, is similar to results found … Continue reading

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Choose a Better Breakfast

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day! Giving your body the proper fuel in the morning is key to improving work productivity, preventing fatigue and boosting metabolism necessary for weight management (and weight loss!) The best breakfast … Continue reading

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Grilled Tomato and Brie Sandwiches

INGREDIENTS: 8 (1-ounce) slices 100% whole-grain bread (about 1/4 inch thick) $   1 teaspoon olive oil   1 garlic clove, halved   2 teaspoons country-style Dijon mustard   4 ounces Brie cheese, thinly sliced   1 1/3 cups packaged … Continue reading

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10 Things Dietitians Have To Tell You About Weight Loss

This article published in the March 21st issue of the Chicago Tribune revealed some interesting common  recommendations dietitians and nutritionists have for people looking to losing weigh or improve their overall health with diet. Any patient that has worked with … Continue reading

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Eat Better Today, Not Tomorrow!

Making diet and lifestyle changes to improve your health can often be difficult. Different strategies to implement change work for different people, so being in touch with your body and recognizing your current diet behaviors is key when trying to make healthful changes. … Continue reading

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