November 12th, 2018

A Look Back at 2018

Grateful for 2018 A Look Back at Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services and the L'ifestyle Lounge in the Media! by the Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Team Can you believe 2018 is almost at an end? We’re getting closer to that time when we reflect on our favorite moments of the year and think about what we want to accomplish in the future. Given that, Laura thought it would be an ideal time to compile all the ...

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 ...

September 28th, 2017

5 Weeks to Mindfulness: Lunch Series for Beginner to Intermediate Yogis

5 Weeks to Mindfulness  Lunch Series for Beginner to Intermediate Yogis   Bring a mat, take a seat to learn the definition of mindfulness and how to apply it to every aspect of your daily living from walking to eating to practicing yoga. Over five Tuesdays, you will transform your lifestyle with Closter's L'ifestyle Lounge Lunch Series led by registered dietitian and registered yoga teacher, Elyssa Toomey. ...

April 19th, 2017

Yoga for Children with Developmental Delays

FOUNDATIONS At the L’ifestyle Lounge, Closter, NJ A weekly yoga class created for children with developmental delays to just be a kid practicing yoga, while mom/dad/caregiver meditate in the studio down the hall. For children and teens with developmental delays who want a safe, inclusive place, to just be themselves. In this class, students learn mindfulness, yoga poses, and develop a sense of self-worth. Many ...

April 3rd, 2017

The 6 best foods to eat before you do yoga

The 6 best foods to eat before you do yoga By Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE, CEDRD, CDE While the general recommendation is to practice yoga on an empty stomach, fasting before you practice also isn’t advisable. In fact, making sure you are adequately nourished and hydrated can mean the difference between a strong and lousy downward-facing dog. Namely, yogis opt for fluids and snacks that are easily digestible, nutrient dense ...