Calcium Cleared

“Calcium supplements could increase risk of heart disease, new study finds” said a Washington Post headline in October. “Calcium supplements could give you a heart attack,” wrote the New York Daily News. Researchers at Johns Hopkins and other universities analyzed data from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Study, which was conducted from 2000 to 2012. […]

Before & After Weight Loss

Biggest Loser and the Misrepresentation of Weightloss

NANCY MAZARIN, MS, RDN, CDN 891 Northern Boulevard Great Neck, New York 11021 516-466-9087 BIGGEST LOSER – a misleading report The grim message from the recent New York Times article is that dieting is futile and re-gain is all but pre-ordained. The authors of the original research didn’t interpret their results that we are doomed […]

A Selection of Healthy Food

The New Dietary Guidelines (2016)

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services just released the dietary guidelines for 2015–2016.  The nation’s “best and brightest nutrition experts”, who pored over the scientific evidence, made the following recommendations: Healthy eating selections include: A variety of vegetables Whole fruits Grains, at least, half of which are unrefined Fat-free or low-fat dairy A […]

Soy Beans & Soy Milk

Soy – A Perfect Food?

THE SOY HYPE IS RIGHT. In the last few years, we are constantly reading about the seemingly endless benefits of soy products. When a food is touted in every health and nutrition column, in newspapers, magazines, and the internet, the extravagant claims are usually of questionable authenticity. But not so with soy. Epidemiological studies have […]

Standing on a Scale to Check Your Weight

To Diet or Not to Diet, That is the Question

The importance of good nutrition continues to be acknowledged as one of the key components of an individual’s well-being. Though maintaining an optimal weight is as important as the nutrients selected, it is considerably more difficult to achieve. What has become evident is that “diets” compound the problem rather than resolve it. As the dieting […]

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The Breast Cancer Diet Connection – Food as Anti‑Cancer Agents

The relationship between cancer and nutrition is complex and multifactorial. Nutrition may play a major role in the development and progression of tumors, and conversely, not only may the neoplastic process have a detrimental effect on the nutritional status of the patient with breast cancer, but so too can the treatment modalities used to control […]

Gingerbread Cookies

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

The holiday season, along with holiday weight gain, sneaks upon us every year. With all the yummy food, it is hard to say no to the delectable treats found in stores, at the office, and at home. You may be thinking that eating a cookie and gaining a few pounds during the holiday season is […]

Healthy Fruits & Vegetables

Nancy Mazarin – Breaking down Long Island’s Top Nutritionist’s Credentials

  Not everyone can be a Long Island nutritionist, you need credibility Nancy Mazarin, thee nutritionist in Long Island, has plenty – lets analyze them. M.S. in Nutrition from Columbia University Through this program, Nancy studied the importance of nutrition as a prime model for health prevention. She also cultivated strong writing, critical thinking, and […]

Doctors, Nurses, and Other Healthcare Professionals

How To Trust Your Medical Consultant

1.)  You’ve done your research- Nowadays it seems like there are many “professionals” popping up. Do your research to find out if they are legitimate or not. 2.)  They don’t care about money- If your medical consultant is constantly asking about payment and not your medical condition, then maybe it’s not the right fit. 3.)  […]

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Reasons to Start Exercising Today

Are you ready to become the best you possible? Nutritional Consultant Nancy Mazarin can help! Whether you are facing a medical challenge, weight management issues or just want to improve your healthy, eating right and completing proper, regular exercise will result in overall better health. Here are some reasons why you should find a physical […]