Latest Expert Articles

  • lemony mint pesto potato salad {vegan}
    Earth Day is April 22nd. Picnic Day is April 23rd. So, I created this refreshing and super scrumptious twist on potato salad to celebrate both days al fresco. Enjoy! Note: This month’s Recipe Redux theme is “Ready for Picnics!” lemony mint pesto potato salad {vegan} Yield: 10 servings Serving size: 1/2 cup   2 pounds baby creamer potatoes, halved 1/3 cup packed fresh mint 1/3 cup no-shells roasted salted pistachios 1 scallion, ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, April 22, 2018
  • 16 Quick Dinner Ideas from Fresh Direct
    If you’re the typical New Yorker with a crazy schedule, you probably don’t even have time to go the supermarket. And cooking dinner is out of the question. So what’s for dinner? Seamless or picking up not-so-healthy on your way... The post 16 Quick Dinner Ideas from Fresh Direct appeared first on Martha McKittrick RD, CDE, CHWC • citygirlbites.com • NY Nutritionist. ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Improving communication for the right reasons
    One really can’t avoid articles about communication in health care these days. Patient-provider communication, provider-provider communication, it’s all over the place. Communication has always been key; we just seem to be catching on finally. There are still some gaps, though. This article is about malnutrition; the take-home message is that improved communication between providers could lower the incidence of malnourishment. That would be fabulous! In this article, the point about improving communication seems to be ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Foods That Can Help Manage Blood Sugar
    We’re well-versed with the important diet and lifestyle strategies needed to keep blood sugar in check, including regular exercise, portion control, eliminating junk, watching the carbs (type and amount), increasing fiber and stress reduction. These strategies are imperative for anyone... The post Foods That Can Help Manage Blood Sugar appeared first on Martha McKittrick RD, CDE, CHWC • citygirlbites.com • NY Nutritionist. ... Read More
    Published on Wednesday, April 11, 2018
  • Forgiveness
    It turns out that when we forgive, we unlock energy. We have to forgive to move forward and get on with experiencing life. People with diabetes often live with anger, blame, and shame. A lot of that is self-inflicted. Consider forgiving yourself for whatever it is you are holding blame. As long as we carry those negative thoughts and feelings, all that energy is locked up and unavailable for living. ... Read More
    Published on Tuesday, April 10, 2018
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