Courtney on Health is a series of zoomcasts with tips and advise on nutrition as well as exercise, Given by Courtney Gravenese, MS, RDN, CDN Master of Science -Nutrition and Applied Physiology, an experienced nutritional and health consultant in the NY Metro Area.
Courtney on Health 3/13/23 Breakfast Cereals
What are the best breakfast cereals for you and the do’s and don’ts of a healthy breakfast.
Courtney on Health 3/6/23 The Truth About Yogurts
Courtney rates the various yogurts!
Courtney on Health 2/20/23 Check Your Heart!
Heart disease is a growing problem with both men and women. Signs to look for and things to prevent heart Read more
Courtney on Health 2/13/23 Mushrooms
The magical health benefits of mushrooms!
Courtney on Health 2/6/23 Back Pain
Back pain, how to avoid it and how to treat it once it surfaces. v
Courtney on Health 1/30/23 NEAT
Courtney explains the benefits of NEAT or Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis.
Courtney on Health 1/23/23 Sugar
Sugar in the morning. Sugar in the evening. Sugar at supper time. How sugar is too much?
Courtney on Health 1/9/23 Nuts!
Let’s go NUTS for the new year!
Courtney on Health 1/2/23 Dry January
The holidays are over. Now is the time to get back to a healthier routine!
Courtney on Health 12/19/22 Food Trends for 1023
What are the trending foods for 2023?
Courtney on Health 12/12/22 Winter Gear
Winter gear for exercising in cold weather!
Courtney on Health 12/5/22 Spices for the Holidays
Spice up your holidays by cooking with a variety of herbs and spices.
Courtney on Health 11/28/22 Strength Training for Children
How young is too young to start strength training for your child?
Courtney on Health 11/14/22 Early Thanksgiving Day Special
Tips on preparing a Thanksgiving Day fiesta!
Courtney on Health 11/7/22 Holiday Season
The do’s and don’ts for you to insure a happy holiday season.
Courtney on Health 10/31/22 Flu Season
Tip on things to do to build up our immune system. v
Courtney on Health 10/26/22 Preparing For Halloween
Preparing for a happy and safe Halloween!
Courtney on Health 10/17/22 with special guest Marianne Santee
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Our special guest is Marianne Santee a breast cancer survivor who tells her story Read more
Courtney on Health 10/10/22 Diabetes!
Type 2 diabetes is between 90 t0 95% of diabetes detected. What are the symptoms and what are the causes? Read more
Courtney on Health 10/3/22 Nightshades
Plants that grow at night. Tomatoes, chili peppers, potatoes and many others. Are they good for you or not?
Courtney on Health 9/26/22 Moderation!
What does eating in moderation really mean?
Courtnry on Health 9/19/22 Happy Halloween!
The colder weather is upon us and Courtney tells us about the various delicious foods of Fall.
Courtney on Health 9/12/22 Grains, grains and more grains.
Courtney discusses the various varieties of grains. Farro, bulgur, brown rice, white rice, freekeh, jasmine etc.
Courtney on Health 9/5/22 Falling into Fall
Keeping your workout routine up in colder weather. Tips on exercising outdoors.
Courtney on Health 8/30/22 Mindless Eating
Five basic factors of mindless eating and how to overcome them.
Courtney on Health 8/22/22 Probiotics
The benefits of probiotics and what are they exactly?
Courtney on Health 8/15/22 Watermelon
Watermelon is not only delicious but it’s very nutritional also.
Courtney on Health 8/1/22 Detoxing
The facts about detoxing? Is it good or bad for you?
Courtney on Health 7/26/22 PICKLING
The art or turning cucumbers into pickles
Courtney on Health 7/18/22 Alcoholic Beverages
Wine, beer or booze? Is one healthier than the other?
Courtney on Health 7/11/22 Staying Healthy with Foods and Exercises.
The dangers of the summer sun and how to stay healthy through foods and exercise.
Courtney on Health 6/27/22 Diets and Exercises to Help Delay Dementia an Alzheimer
Courtney talks about various exercises and diets to help delay dementia and Alzheimer.
Courtney on Health 6/20/22 Summertime
Tips on eating healthy and exercising during the hot days of summer.
Courtney on Health 6/13/22 Food Allergies
Food allergies? What causes them and how to treat them?
Courtney on Health 6/6/22
What is a registered dietitian and how to become one?
Courtney on Health 6/1/22 Summer and Exercise
Tips on exercise and eating on a summers day.
Courtney on Health 5/23/22 Foods for Traveling
How to pack food for traveling both economically land nutritionally
Courtney on Health 5/16/22 POTATOES
The truth about potatoes and their nutritional value
Courtney on Health 5/9/22
Is it heartburn or a heart attack? Warning signs that can save your life!
Courtney on Health 5/2/22 FIBERS FIBERS FIBERS
what are fibers? Are they good for you? What is too much or too little?
Courtney on Health 4/25/22 Fasting!
Fasting! Is a fasting diet in your future?
Courtney on Health 4/18/22 Waste not. Want not.
How to avoid wasting food!
Courtney on Health 4/11/22 EXECERCISE. EXECERCISE. EXECERCISE.
Simple exercise for the upper body.
Courtney on Health 4/4/22 A Fishy Story
All about fish.
Courtney on Health 3/29/22 Additives vs preservatives?
Do you know what your eating? Even after you read the label.
Courtney on Health 3/29/22 Preservatives vs additives? Are they safe to eat?
What exactly are we eating in packaged foods?
Courtney on Health 3/21/22 with special guest Roberta Horowitz
Food banks, food pantries and soup kitchens.
Courtney on Health 3/7/22 The poop on POOP
The FODMAP Diet or the poop on POOP!
Courtney on Health 2/28/22 Food To Improve Your Mood
Eat your way to a better mood.
Courtney on Health 2/21/22 Mindful Eating
Eating is an art incorporating all our senses. Slow down and enjoy!
Courtney on Health 2/14/22 Celebrating Valentines’ Day
Celebrating Valentine’s Day by taking care of your heart.
Courtney on Health 2/8/22 Proper Posture-Standing & Sitting
Courtney explains how to maintain proper posture both in the office and at play.
Courtney on Health 1/31/22 Milk
Courtney discusses the various types of milk and their benefits. and faults.
Courtney on Health 1/24/22 Plant Based Foods
The facts and misinformation about plant based foods
Courtney on Health 1/18/22 Food Glorious Food.
The proper storing of food and the glorious tastes of food. And of course smart buying to save money.
Courtney on Health 1/10/22 Processed or Unprocessed Foods – That is the Question!
Courtney tells us the difference between ultra-processed. processed and unprocessed foods.
Courtney on Health 1/3/22 Starting the New Year
Simple exercises to start the new year.
Courtney on Health 12/27/21 Waving goodbye to 2021
And welcoming 2022
Courtney on Health 12/20/21 Planning a Christmas Party?
Tips on preparing a stres free Christmas party.
Courtney on Health 12/13/21 Kitchen Hacks
Tips to save time and money in the kitchen.
Courtney on Health 12/6/21 Comfort Food
Actually any food that makes you feel good is comfort food.
Courtney on Health 11/29/21 Anti-inflammatories
The truth about inflammations The good, the bad and the ugly.
Courtney on Health 11/15/21 with special guest Dr. Vincent D’amico
Courtney on Health 11/8/21 Salt
The facts about salt.
Courtney on Health 11/1/21 Fats Part 2
Cooking with healthy Fats.
Courtney on Health 10/25/21 Halloween Special
The dos and don’t’s for a safe Halloween!
Courtney on Health 10/18/21 Fats
Fats! Are they good for you or bad for you? Courtney tells all.
Courtney on Health 10/12/21 7 Minute Workout
Courtney demonstrates the 7 Minute Workout
Courtney on Health 10/4/21 Fall Fruits and Vegetables
It’s fall and tis the season for pumpkins as well as a slew of delicious fruits and vegetables.
Courtney On Health 9/27/21 with special guest Dr. Nicole Solomos
Courtney introduces us to Dr. Nicole Solomos, a Board Certified Health and Fitness coach as well as a Lifestyle Coach Read more
Courtney on Health 9/20/21 Nutrition for Young Athlete
What best to feed your young athlete for performance and health.
Courtney on Health 9/13/21 TAILGATE PARTIES
It’s football season! And that can mean only one thing-TAILGATE PARTIES!
Courtney on Health 8/30/21 School Days
School is back. Every morning its time to dress the kids, serve breakfast, prepare lunch, check homework and get the Read more
Courtney on Health 8/23/21 Tasty and healthy school lunches
School is back.. What to pack for your children’s lunch?
Courtney on Health 8/16/21 Foods that are filling.
Foods to satisfy your appetite
Courtney on Health 8/9/21 A day at the beach.
Join Courtney and family at the beach. Share with her the delicious as well as nutritious foods she prepares for Read more
Courtney on Health 7/26/21 Herbs
Palrsley, sage, rosemary and tyme as well as other members of the herb family.
Courtney on Health 7/19/21 DBS
What is DBS or dead butt syndrome and how to treat it.
Courtney on Health 7/12/21
Analyzing the myths about many foods.
Courtney on Health 6/28/21 Summertime
Foods for summer.
Courtney on Health 6/21/21 with special guest Marissa Long
Everything you want to know about yoga but were afraid to ask.
Courtney on Health 6/14/21 SLEEP! SLEEP! SLEEP!
Sleep easier said than done,
Courtney on Health 6/7/21 Living longer in the BLUE ZONE
What is the BLUE ZONE?
Courtney on Health 5/24/21 Nutritional Tips for Seniors
As we age, our nutritional needs change.
Courtney on Health 5/17/21 with guest Jared of Laughing Fork Farm
Learn all about the CSA movement of small farms.
Courtney on Health 5/11/21 The care and feeding of your college bound child.
Are you prepared for feeling totally out of control.
Courtney on Health 5/3/21 Tips to raise healthy children.
Food glorious food!
Courtney on Health 4/26/21 Breast Feeding
Tips on breast feeding
Courtney on Health 4/19/21 with special guest Dr. Dorian Gravenese
All about skin
Courtney on Health 4/12/21 Upper Body Exercises
Simple exercises to increase your upper body strength.
Courtney on Health 4/5/21 Organic Foods
Organic or non organic that is the question.
Courtney on Health 3/29/21 Organic Foods
Everything you ever wanted to know about organic foods.
Courtney on Health 3/22/21 Food Safety
How to store and when to toss.
Courtney on Health 3/15/21 Coffee or Tea?
The health benefits of coffee and tea,
Courtney on Health 3/8/21 Aphrodisiacs- Fact or Fiction
What foods are natural aphrodisiacs?
Courtney on Health 3/1/21 Shopping Tips
How to be a wise shopper.
Courtney on Health 2/22/21 Snacks
Good Snacks. Bad snacks, What’s good for you and the family!
Courtney on Health 2/15/21 Diets
Diets, diets, diets.
Courtney on Health 2/8/21
Everything you wanted to know about health but were afraid to ask.
Courtney on Health 2/1/21 Part 2
Simple exercises to strengthen your core at home
Courtney on Health 1/25/21
Simple exercises to strengthen your core at home.
Courtney on Health 1/11/21
Foods to reduce stress and strain.
Courtney on Health 1/4/21
Healthy foods for the new year.
Courtney on Health 12/28/20
Health resolutions for the New Year
Courtney on Health 12/21/2020
Courtney give us some fun, festive, and healthy food / drinks to make this Holiday season.
Courtney on Health 12/14/20
Tips on the correct position to sit at your desk to prevent back problems.
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