Nutrition

best fall foods
Fall is a season that lives up to its name in several ways. As the trees begin to lose their leaves and temperatures continue to drop, the desire to maintain a health-focused diet is also more likely to fall as we head into the many food-centered holidays this time of year. With so many carb-heavy a... Read More
A gluten free diet is one of the most popular mainstream diets, but it’s much more than just a passing trend. Going gluten free serves many benefits other than just losing weight. In fact, it’s an entire lifestyle adjustment for those with various illnesses and conditions that are affected by gl... Read More
starting your first detox
One of the most popular dietary trends for those looking to live a slim, sharp, sexy, supercharged lifestyle is detoxing, and for a good reason. It works! Detoxes have in the past, typically consisted of one to four weeks of consuming primarily natural juices, water and fiber in order to lose weight... Read More
weight loss plateau
There’s nothing more rewarding than watching the number on the scale drop week by week after committing yourself to a healthier lifestyle. However, what happens when your weight loss comes to a sudden and unexplainable halt? If your weight has remained constant for weeks despite your nutritious di... Read More
April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring about vicious spells of watering eyes and nasal irritation caused by seasonal allergies. An estimated 50 million people suffer from allergies in the United States alone, making them the sixth leading chronic illness in the country. Some of t... Read More
diet doctor nj
Dr. Lorraine Maita was featured in "Anti-Inflammatory Diet – Tips and the Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods" There are several studies that indicate chronic inflammation may lead to other serious illnesses, including heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. The body deals with an ... Read More
eating healthy on thanksgiving
Thanksgiving: a day dedicated to giving thanks, spending time with loved ones, and indulging in one of the biggest carb-filled, sugary, fattening feasts known to mankind. The average American eats 3000 calories every Thanksgiving - and that’s just during dinner! Add in appetizers, drinks and sweet... Read More
healthy halloween treats
When you think of Halloween treats, what comes to mind? Most people would say chocolate bars, sugary lollipops or candied apples, but health-conscious snackers might struggle to find diet-friendly options to satisfy their sweet tooth. Last year I shared four guilt-free options for healthy Halloween ... Read More
health benefits of pumpkin
Now that the fall season is officially upon us, pumpkin mania is back in full swing. Walking down the aisle of any grocery store this time of year you’ll notice an abundance of pumpkin flavored everything, from coffee to cereal and even protein powder. While these artificial flavors are mostly jus... Read More
anti-aging superfoods
When it comes to anti-aging skincare, what do you typically think of? Infomercials with a celebrity spokesperson might tell you expensive lotions and pricy serums are the secret to the fountain of youth, but it’s actually much simpler (and much more cost effective) than that. The truth is, anti-ag... Read More