Christie Korth

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  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth answered:

    What are some healthy beverages?

    If you water isn't floating your boat (LOL) you can try a couple of other options. These options will allow you to continue to reap the benefits of drinking water, while pleasing your taste buds at the same time.

    Add lemon or lime to your water to amp up the flavor a bit. You can also opt to add...Read More
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth answered:

    How should I clean fruits and vegetables before eating?

    The best way to remove clean and remove wax and pesticides from produce is to:
    • Fill your sink with water. 
    • Add 1/4 cup of vinegar.
    • Allow to soak for 15 minutes. 
    This method is more effective than the veggie washes sold in health food stores.

    Your best bet is to buy organic produce that does not...Read More
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth answered:

    What is the goal of nutrition counseling?

    The goals of nutrition counseling vary, depending on the type of practitioner that you work with. There are registered dieticians, conventional nutritionists, holistic nutritionists, health coaches. All of these therapies will be a bit different and focus on different ways to allow the person to...Read More
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth answered:

    How can I gain weight?

    Eating a diet rich in protein and carbohydrates like brown rice and bananas can be helpful for weight gain.  Be mindful of you caloric intake. Depending on how underweight you may be, you should probably stick to a daily diet of at least 2500 calories.  You should also seek the adivce of a healthcare...Read More
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
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    Should breast cancer survivors avoid foods containing phytoestrogens?

    This question is a hot topic today and the source of heated debate for many nutrition professionals. Many believe that you should avoid phytoestrogens if you have had breast cancer.

    Here is my take on it:  This does make sense considering the risks. What many people do not consider, however, is that phyto

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  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
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    Which foods can help get me going in the morning?

    Consider keeping a food diary of your breakfasts for one week and conduct an experiment. Perhaps you are the type of person who requires more protein in the morning, like eggs, beans, fish, or maybe its complex carbohydrates like oatmeal, whole grain pancakes or perhaps a combination of both. Do...Read More
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth has posted a blog entry:
    Looking for a Healthy Dip? The IBD Healing Plan and Recipe Book features 100 recipes which are free of the top common allergens and are safe for the m...Full Post
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth has posted a blog entry:
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    How old were you when you were diagnosed with Crohns or Colitis? I was 19...to hear about how I almost lost my intestines and saved them with supplements and nutrition order the IBD Healing Plan and Recipe book today!

    http://www.amazon.com/The-Healing-Plan-Recipe-Book/dp/0897936124
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth has posted a blog entry:
    Over 1 million American's are affected with Crohn's Disease or Colitis- an inflammatory disease which effects the small and/or large intestines. For...Full Post
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth has posted a blog entry:
    Over 1 million American's are affected with Crohn's Disease or Colitis- an inflammatory disease which effects the small and/or large intestines. For...Full Post
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Come to the Book Signing for The IBD Healing Plan and Get A FREE 30 Minute Nutrition Session!

    Date: October 13, 2012
    Time: 11AM- 1PM EST
    Location: Book Revue- 313 New York Avenue, Huntington, New York 11743

    Description
    Come join us to honor the release of
    THE IBD HEALING PLAN!!!

    You will enjoy the following awesome activities:

    -Buy your copy and get it signed!
    -Lecture on IBD with author Christie Korth, CHC AADP
    -Learn how your diet can contribute to your symptoms
    -Cooking demo and light refreshments
    -Taste the mouth watering recipes from the book
    -A lunch to honor all of those clients with Crohn's/Colitis will follow
    -Attendance is FREE
    -We would love for you to attend and purchase a book!
    SEATING IS LIMITED PLEASE RSVP ASAP TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE!

    Contact Jennifer at 631-835-5003 OR REGISTER at www.happyandhealthywellness.com on the events section to RSVP-

    We look forward to seeing you there!!!
  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth answered:

    Is eating 8-10 cups of nuts every night good for a person?

    8-10 cups every night is quite a lot of nuts! Are you training for a serious athletic event or do you require copious amount of protein due to a medical condition? I would not advise eating too many nuts, you may not be getting a very well rounded diet if you are eating this much of any food. There is

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  • Christie Korth - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nutrition & Dietetics
    Christie Korth answered:

    Do alcohol or nicotine make Crohn's disease symptoms worse?

    Many people who have IBD smoke. It has been found that nicotine has a negative effect for those with Crohn's disease; however, bizarrely, nicotine seems to help those with colitis. 

    More research needs to be done on this phenomenon to understand exactly why this is the case. The theory behind this is that nicotine

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