Nutrition Counceling Naturapathic Holistic, Weight Loss diet, NYC

Nutritionist Dietitian Marta Tereshchenko, MS Nutrition, CDN – Autism, Arthritis, Autoimmune Disorders, Alzheimer’s, Cancer, Chronic Pain, CHD, CVD, Diabetes, Obesity 1-718-975-3705, Brooklyn, NY.

12 Reasons Why it Pays to Hire a Nutrition Expert

What is health?  You might say something like feeling elevated and optimistic, enjoying good night sleep, pain free, performing any work with ease,  run easily up and down stairs, having good appetite and bouncing and toned body, completing complex tasks that require mental clarity and focus, having libido and normal sex relationship, high energy, and good mood. Yes, these words and others describe good health like capability, proficiency, gift, power, skill, competence, fitness, capacity, strength, might, energy, and vigor, vitality, stamina, soundness of mind and body, or mental and physical vigor.

What is the opposite of health?  Disease, disorder, malady, morbidity, complaint, derangement, pain, or weakness, disability, debility, poor health, fragility, defect, and incapacity.

You do not want this stuff: fatigue and weakness, or sleepless nights, or blurry mind and frequent colds, becoming quickly tired by doing simple things, or irritable because of having pain, or worries, or an annoying rash, or stomach problems, constipation, or high blood pressure, do you? (more…)

Eggplant & Pepper

It’s a delicious paste to use as a dip or eat with raw green salads and/or any other dishes (except of fruit).

Mix the following when it’s cold, using a food processor, then refrigerate it in a jar. (Do not store paste in a plastic box.)

  • Eggplant – ½ lb; raw, sliced, pouch for 2-3 min. in a thick pan under a cover, with 2

Mayonnaise “Marta”

Great for vegans or anyone who wants to try a healthy dressing.

Mix together into a smooth paste using a food processor, then refrigerate it in a jar.

  • Firm tofu (non-GM) – 1lb.
  • Olive oil, extra virgin, cold pressed – 5-8 oz.
  • Mustard powder – ¾ of tsp. (grind seeds in a coffee grinder)
  • Juice from 1 fresh lemon
  • Sea salt

Fiber Daily

It’s not just a capsule or a pill from a pharmacy’s bottle, though, it’s OK to have it.

Get your fiber daily from your fresh fruit, whole-grain products, raw seeds, e.g., sunflower or sesame, or almond nuts, and raw salads made of all kind of leaves and herbs, and vegetables!… Continue reading

How Fats and Oils Affect Your Health

Fats and oils in your diet can be detrimental for your health if you do not know which ones are better for you and you overconsume them. The enormous increase of oils usage in the diet, high in omega-6 fatty acids, is the factor behind the dietary ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 jumping to 18:1 and up to 40:1, which is the root cause of high epidemic of the inflammatory diseases, according to medical research. Continue reading

Why Drinking Sodas Affects Your Brain and Makes You Fat?

Water is a large part of human body: babies about 78%, one year old 65%, adult men about 60%, and adult women about 55%. Our lean muscles are about 75% water by weight, our bones are about 22% of water, and our body fat contains 10% of water. Of the total body water, which is 60% of the body weight, the intracellular fluid is 40% and the extracellular fluid is 20% of body weight.

Besides of the carbonated water, soft drinks does not contain any ingredients that would be required for human body functions. Moreover, all the sodas’ ingredients do interfere with those functions causing them fail over time. Continue reading

Why Should We Know More About Our Supplements?

Between 51 and 80 percent of the US population uses supplements – vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and herbs – to cure ailments, aid digestion, increase energy, and maintain health.

The information on our supplements we want to know is their contraindications and interactions with our food and medications, date of the source plant harvesting, or the supplement’s production, and the date of its expiration, if it’s made from wild plants vs. farmed, and the country/region of the harvested plant, without which using supplements could be not just useless, but even harmful to you. Continue reading