Author Archives: Gail Wikler RD CDN

Buying Organic: Is it Really Worth it?

Over the past decade, there has been a dramatic increase in demand for and sales of organic foods. Today, nearly two-thirds of all Americans report buying some organic foods, and the numbers of buyers continues to rise as more mainstream … Continue reading

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Workout Anywhere With 10 Pound Dumbbells

Kimberly Baldyga   Everyone has a different fitness goal in mind ranging from losing weight, gaining muscle mass and increasing endurance and strength.  Believe it or not, you can reach any of those goals with a set of 10 pound … Continue reading

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Heart Rate Recovery

By: Kimberly Baldyga Monitoring how fast the heart returns to its resting state after exercise not only predicts physical fitness but can also be a predictor of mortality.  Heart rate recovery is based upon age and gender, so as a … Continue reading

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Sleep and Exercise – Kimberly Baldyga

When it comes to the topic of exercise and sleep, which comes first: the pillow or the sneakers?  Many times a common factor in preventing someone from exercising is that they are too tired, but exercise may actually help you … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions: Making Healthy Changes Last

As the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, many people have a laundry list of resolutions to achieve in the New Year. Many of these resolutions are health related, such as losing weight, eating healthier and participating in more regular … Continue reading

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Not all Breakfast Cereals are Created Equal

Interesting article about the sugar content in many commonly consumed breakfast cereals. Several patients at PLC report that they eat their childrens’ breakfast cereal out of convenience (and for taste). However, neither adults nor children should be consuming these types … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter – really a health food?

There has been a great debate whether nuts and nut butters are considered a healthy food choice. With a food label that reveals a high calorie and high fat content, are nut butters such as peanut butter REALLY a healthy … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Week — Butternut Squash Bread Pudding

  A perfect side dish during the winter months that blends a touch of sweet with salty to make a melt in your mouth, yet still low fat, bread pudding. Butternut squash is an excellent source of Vitamin A and … Continue reading

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Announcing the PLC Weight Loss and Diabetes Management Programs

The Princeton Longevity Center is happy to announce that we now offer two fantastic Lifestyle Management programs for Weight Loss and Diabetes Management. These programs involve working one-on-one with our Registered Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist to develop individualized plans to … Continue reading

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Recipe of the week — Low-fat Spinach and Broccoli Casserole

Keep your immune system strong during the cold and flu season with this Vitamin C-rich dinner meal the whole family can enjoy. Ingredients: 10 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 10 oz frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained 1 … Continue reading

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