Heidi Skolnik, MS

Bio

Heidi Skolnik, MS, CDN, FACSM, has influenced millions of people on nutrition and health for more than 25 years through mass media and one-on-one interactions. Heidi is the sports nutrition consultant to
       The New York Knicks,
       The Juilliard School  
       The School of American Ballet and
       Fordham University
among other institutions and was with the New York Giants Football Team for 18 years. She maintains one-to-one practice one day a week at The Women’s Sports Medicine Center at Hospital for Special Surgery, the first of its kind in the country.  Heidi also has expertise within the corporate wellness arena, working with top companies such as Morgan Stanley, Becton-Dickinson, Johnson and Johnson, Colgate-Palmolive and Merrill-Lynch.  Heidi began her career in the wellness arena before becoming more established in the nutrition world leading individuals, sports teams and corporations in strategic approaches to making smarter food choices. Heidi incorporates behavioral aspects of change and delivers the most current and proven concepts to help meet overall wellness goals. A well-known and respected leader in the nutrition and fitness world, an author, speaker and consultant to industry as well as the public, Heidi's advice is sound and tailored to give clients the practical tools needed to promote optimal health and improve performance levels – in everyday life or athletic competition.  Heidi sits on the board of the National Osteoporosis Foundation. A realist, Heidi believes M&Ms can fit into a healthy diet along with red peppers, red meat, broccoli and fresh fruit, and that healthy eating and exercise change and evolve to meet our personal needs and goals. She is the president of Nutrition Conditioning, a nutrition and wellness consultancy firm.

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    How Can I Keep Calories Form Cereal Under Control?

    It's easy to get more calories from your morning bowl of cereal than you need. In this video, nutritionist Heidi Skolnik shows Dr. Oz what to add to a serving of plain cereal to make it as delicious as dessert without bumping calories.
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    How Can I Make a Sweet Breakfast Cereal Healthier?

    If you love sweetened cereals but don't love the extra calories from sugar, mix things up a bit, says Dr. Oz guest and nutritionist Heidi Skolnik. Watch this video to learn how you can have your sugary cereal and eat a healthy breakfast too.
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    Is It Okay to Add Sugar to Breakfast Cereal?

    Nutritionist Heidi Skolnik says it's much better to take unsweetened cereal and add your own sugar than to use the presweetened kind. To find out how many calories you can save by sweetening the meal yourself each morming, watch this video.
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    What's a Healthier, Lowfat Version of Macaroni and Cheese?

    Want a creamy bowl of mac and cheese without the fat and calories? In this video, nutritionist Heidi Skolnik tells Dr. Oz about a great pick with just 10 grams of fat per serving instead of the 17 grams in traditional varieties.
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    What's a Healthier, Lowfat Version of Mashed Potatoes?

    Smooth and creamy mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food, but that buttery flavor usually comes with lots of fat and calories. In this video, nutritionist Heidi Skolnik tells Dr. Oz about a good-for-you brand with no fat at all.
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    What's a Healthier, Lowfat Version of Chicken Pot Pie?

    The secret to a healthier chicken pot pie is in the crust, says nutritionist Heidi Skolnik. In this video, she tells Dr. Oz about a brand that cuts the fat nearly in half but delivers all the flavor you expect from this comfort food.
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    What's a Healthier, Lowfat Version of Lasagna?

    Lasagna is hearty and satisfying—but so heavy. In this video, nutritionist Heidi Skolnik tells Dr. Oz about her favorite brand, with just 250 calories per serving, and a lot of healthy extras.
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    Heidi Skolnik- Food Choices - Muffins vs Cupcakes

    Heidi Skolnik- Food Choices - Muffins vs Cupcakes
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    What's a Healthier, Lowfat Version of Frozen Pizza?

    Pizza is fast, easy and delicious, but it's high in fat and calories. Fortunately, Heidi Skolnik tells Dr. Oz, some frozen pies are tasty and healthy. For a brand that's low in calories and fat, watch this video.
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    How Can I Boost My Metabolism If I'm a Woman Over 40?

    As we age, we lose muscle mass that is important for burning calories. Learn how to boost your metabolism after 40 in this video with Dr. Oz and Dr. Heidi Skolnik.
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    Is Instant Oatmeal a Healthy Breakfast Choice?

    Instant oatmeal can be a quick and nutritious breakfast—if you buy the right kind. In this video, Dr. Oz guest and nutritionist Heidi Skolnik shares the healthiest kind of oatmeal, and what you can add to it to boost the nutrients and flavor.
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    How Do I Choose a Healthy Cereal?

    To choose a healthy breakfast cereal, start by reading the label—but don't stop there. Find out what else you should consider while perusing the cereal aisle by watching this video featuring sports medicine and nutrition specialist Heidi Skolnik.
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    How Can I Choose Convenience Foods That Are Healthy?

    Eating healthy when you're away from home is easier than you think, says sports nutritionist and Dr. Oz Show guest Heidi Skolnik. Watch this video to learn the convenience foods that won't pack on the pounds.
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    Why Are Whole Grains Healthier Than Processed Grains?

    Hearty whole-grain foods contain nutrients that have been stripped from processed grains, says sports nutritionist and Dr. Oz Show guest Heidi Skolnik. In this video, she explains how they can help you lose weight.
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    How Is Insulin Related to Carbohydrates?

    Sports medicine and nutrition specialist Heidi Skolnik explains how insulin is related to carbohydrates in our bodies. Watch Heidi Skolnik's video for tips and information on active nutrition.