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Overeating:  Causes and Treatment

  Nutritionist Ilene, I’ve been trying to lose weight, but I’m having a difficult time controlling my portions. Any suggestions?     Eating slower allows your stomach to feel full. Overeating can seem harmless, but it runs deeper than simply “my eyes were bigger than … [Read More...]

How Much Fruit is Too Much??

Nutritionist Ilene, I eat mostly fruit for my carbohydrates.   How much fruit is too much? Whole fruit is a great source of nutrients like fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, plus it might even satisfy your sweet tooth, all with relatively little calories. Fruit has simple sugar, fructose, which … [Read More...]

Weight Loss Plateau? Don’t Get Discouraged!

    Nutritionist Ilene, I’ve been eating clean and exercising almost every day, but I’m not losing weight. Not sure I can change much, any suggestions? Don’t be discouraged when you hit a plateau in weight loss.  The number on the scale is simply one factor of your health, and … [Read More...]

Healthy Recipes

Tasty Fruit Icee

Recipe by Ilene Yalen, MSRD Healthy diets contain limited refined sugars. Perfect for dessert or an afternoon treat, this easy, delicious fruit … [Read More...]