Nutrition

Nutrition

CHN believes that healthy eating and exercise can help you to prevent or treat health problems. Our expert team of Nutritionists are here for you. We will help you make an eating and exercise plan just for you. CHN Nutritionists:

  • Help you make realistic, small changes in your diet. We won’t push a strict diet or exercise plan!
  • Will help you learn how to eat better on a budget
  • Will give you tips on how to make healthier food choices at the stores where you already shop

CHN offers free or low-cost nutrition counseling for:

  • General health and wellness
  • Women’s health
  • Men’s health
  • Children’s health
  • HIV
  • Diabetes (high blood sugar)
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Managing your weight
  • Integrative nutrition (eating for a healthy mind and body)

Talk to your doctor or call today to set up a visit with a CHN Nutritionist! You’ll be doing something great for yourself — guaranteed!

Interested in setting up a nutrition workshop? Click HERE to learn more!

Looking for healthy eating tips? Check out CHN Nutrition’s Facebook page!


Nutrition Blog

Low-cost Wellness Services

Low-cost Wellness Services

December 12, 2017

Use this resource to learn about low-cost and free exercise services. NYC YMCA. Cost per month depends on location and type of membership. Classes offered, pools at select locations. Financial assistance is available for some who qualify. Lucille Roberts. Prices range from $17-$26 per month depending on location. Classes offered. Locations in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, …read more

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How to Better Manage Stress

November 30, 2017

Stress can be a good thing if it is in small amounts. When you go through short moments of stress, it can help give you energy to get things done. But sometimes stress can last for long periods of time. When this happens, we can get anxious or overwhelmed and even worse, our health might …read more

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Take the 10 Day Sugar Challenge!

Take the 10 Day Sugar Challenge!

November 15, 2017

Eating and drinking too much added sugar can lead to weight gain, diabetes (high blood sugar) and heart disease. Try to lower the added sugar you have by using this plan: Day 1: Use less sugar in your morning coffee or tea (1 spoon less than normal). Day 2: Drink less juice. Mix 1/2 cup …read more

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Get better with relationships with emotional intelligence

November 1, 2017

Say your best friend or partner is stressed but they haven’t told you. Sometimes you can just tell they’re stressed just by looking at them. Understanding your feelings and noticing the feelings of other people is known as emotional intelligence. People with high emotional intelligence can see how someone else is feeling and help. Not …read more

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Eat healthy for your immune system!

October 16, 2017

By CHN Nutritionist Mavis Ren, RD, CDN, CLC Your immune system is the part of your body that fights germs and diseases. Eating healthy can help keep your immune system strong, especially during the flu season and colder months. Make sure you eat enough: Vegetables and fruits that have lots of Vitamin C like berries, …read more

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GUEST BLOG POST-Halloween: Better Sweets and Treats

October 11, 2017

By Ashley Koff RD, CEO, The Better Nutrition Program www.ashleykoffapproved.com Trick or treat?! This Halloween learn these tricks to enjoy your treats and still get the lasting benefits of better nutrition. Halloween happens, but chemistry projects shouldn’t. Trans fats, artificial (fake) flavors, fake colors like Red 40, and artificial sweeteners like aspartame, offer only “tricks” to …read more

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