April 29th, 2018

The Truth about the BMI

The Truth about the BMI by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDN, Whole Nutrition Services   BMI is a term you might have heard of -- through either your doctor or a health article or maybe even your child’s teacher. If you don’t know what it is, the initials stand for Body Mass Index, and it is determined by making a calculation using your height and weight. The BMI categories are Underweight (any BMI less ...

March 29th, 2018

A surprising, drug-free way to help manage diabetes

A surprising, drug-free way to help manage diabetes   Image courtesy freeimages.com by Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDN, Whole Nutrition Services Testing your blood sugar. Seeing the doctor. Getting exercise. Planning your meals. Taking oral medication. Using insulin. If you have diabetes, you're probably already familiar with the steps needed to keep you healthy. But have you ever considered mindfulness? As ...

August 19th, 2017

Favorite Summer Meals to Eat Before Summer is Over

Favorite Summer Meals to Eat Before Summer is Over By Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team Summer is not over yet! Give some of a my favorite summer recipes a try! California Grilled Chicken (Recipe hint: Serve over Zoodles!) http://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a53158/california-grilled-chicken-recipe/ Grilled Pork Tacos with Mango Salsa (Recipe Hint: Serve with ...

July 29th, 2017

Seamless Exposed: The Secret Behaviors Surrounding a Seamless Meal Order

Seamless Exposed: The Secret Behaviors Surrounding a Seamless Meal Order Laura Cipullo, RD, CEDRD, NYC, NY and Closter, NJ The company Seamless originally launched in 1999, as SeamlessWeb is an online system for ordering meal delivery. It seems like such a great idea for convenience. You create an account, store your credit card information, and voila, now you have a seamless experience ordering takeout/delivery food. Why ...

July 24th, 2017

Fueling Your Passion: Ensuring Adequate Nutrition for the Athlete

Fueling Your Passion Ensuring Adequate Nutrition for the Athlete By Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services Team In this post, please note that another name for sugar is glucose. Calling all athletes! Whether you’re running the NYC marathon or your first triathlon, nutrition is an important key to performance excellence. Knowing the best foods to eat before, during, and after you compete is essential for a ...