- Nutrition & Dietetics
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- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Beverly Hills, CA
Dietetics, California State Univ. Northrige, Northridge, CA, 1995
Dietetic Internship, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA, 1996
- Professional Membership or Societies
International Association Eating Disordered Professionals (IADEP),CDA, LAD,SCAN, NE
Frequent contributor to Fitness, Shape, Life & Style and will be in the December issue of Diabetes Forecast. Has been on national t.v as the eating disorder expert on "The Insider".
I have q thirteen year old daughter with genetic high cholesterol and the start of a thyroid problem. Dr recommended a gluten free diet. She is already a little over weight but since starting the gluten free diet she has gained 12 pounds in three months. I'm very worried she will keep gaining weight and don't know what to do.
Teaching children to be "intuitive eaters" since we were all born this way is the best way to approach working with your child. Putting your child on a diet will set them up for bigger problems down the road. The parents' role is the put the food on the table and child's job is to deRead More
Snacking can cause weight gain if we eat when we are not hungry. I tell my clients that it is important to not justify that the snack is "effective" or "nutritious." If we eat when we are bored, hungry or stressed, then our bodies will change in a direction that we are not sRead More
By consuming high-fiber, gluten-free grains, this would allow the individual to add the nutrients that are oftentimes excluded in many gluten-free foods. What often happens is that when we eat gluten-free our diet can become white and refined. By consuming products that contain quinoa, brown rice,..Read More
It is possible to gain weight on a gluten-free diet, or any diet, if you are not learning how to listen to your body's hunger and fullness cues. Gluten-free does not mean calorie-free. It is important to begin learning how to reconnect to the hunger and fullness signals that you were born and blesseRead More