Elizabeth has been featured on national television shows such as Dateline, Food Network – Unwrapped, CBS Live at 5, The WE Network – New Year New You Makeover, and on the program No Place Like Home. Elizabeth has been featured as a nutrition guru on websites such as Slim-Fast, iVillage, eDiets, WebMD, and Walmart.
HLN TV No more excuses: How to get healthy now!
Featured Video: CBS Channel 2 New York
Featured Video: Dateline NBC
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Lantus Mentor – “Tim”
ABC Web Extra: Childhood Obesity
ABC Web Special: Holiday Nutrition
Featured Radio Interviews
- 5/5/12 – Summer Plans… by Kacey On The Radio Download Here » Description: Who among us is bathing suit-ready? Nutrionist Elizabeth DeRobertis has the information we need to release extra pounds.
- Marion Joyce Consumer Talk: Healthy Eating Tactics For Dining Out Download Here » Description: Elizabeth DeRobertis shares some helpful tactics to help you avoid putting on weight when eating out.
- Diabetes Health Alternatives 2: Diabetes, Nutrition & You Download Here » Description: You know the old saying, ‘you are what you eat’, but what you eat can have a profound impact on your health and well being. Elizabeth DeRobertis talks in detail about the dos and don’ts of food for diabetics and some tips for keeping food interesting and good for you.
- Holiday 2009 – Healthy Holiday Eating Download Here » Description: This interview, also featuring nutritionist and food expert Toby Amidor, discusses healthy holiday shopping, food preparation, and essential tips to maintain your weight (and even lose weight) during the holiday season.
- 7/3/09 – Essentials of an Effective Weight Loss Plan Download Here » Description: This interview contains tips and tactics that can be used to achieve permanent weight loss. Learn how to choose the right weight loss plan, debunk common weight loss myths, achieve sustainable caloric reduction and much more.
- 9/19/08 – Diabetes: Tips and Tactics to Optimize Blood Glucose Control Download Here » Description: This interview provides helpful information on how food impacts blood glucose, how to choose the right meal plan for optimized blood glucose control, the importance of testing blood glucose and the best testing schedule, avoiding common pitfalls when it comes to diabetes management, and much more.
How to Tell If You’ve Got a Fat Future
Article from News.MensHealth.com
Your Thyroid. Lab tests called TSH and free T4 tell your doctor how well this butterfly-shaped organ is working. “If your thyroid is underactive and sluggish, then makes your metabolism sluggish as well,” says Elizabeth DeRobertis, MS, RD, of the Scarsdale Medical Nutrition and Diabetes Center.
What Your Food Cravings Mean
Article from the Shape.com.
While cravings for pasta, bread, and other carbohydrates can come from a number of physiological reasons, including a high insulin level or low blood sugar, DeRobertis says it’s more likely that you’re depriving yourself. “Typically, when someone is on a strict eating plan or has declared certain foods ‘off-limits,’ they will want them that much more.” (Read More)
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Quench Your Hunger? Hungry? Thirsty? On the go? Pick up some Hungershield. Hungershield is a packet of powdered protein, fiber and probiotics that you can add to any drink. It quenches your thirst and staves off hunger. “It is made from protein, fiber and probiotics, so it is healthy for you, and can help you to lose weight,” says nutritionist Elizabeth DeRobertis, MS, RD,CDN in Harrison (pictured at left) who developed the product along with her colleagues Elizabeth Pecoraro, MS, RD, CDN, Heather Zeitz, RD, CDN and Dafna Chazin, MS, RD, CDN.
5 Steps to Ease into a Vegan Diet
Article from the Shape.com.
“Go through and make a list of all the reasons you want to adopt this type of diet,” says Elizabeth DeRobertis, Director of The Nutrition Center at Scarsdale Medical Group in Scarsdale, New York, and founder of weight management product HungerShield. “This will help you to determine if it is something you are committed to doing, because it will take some effort to do this,” she says. “It will also help you to be able to respond to those who question your food choice, so you will feel well versed with your response.” (Read More)
The Benefits of a Small-Meal Eating Plan
Article from DietsInReview.com
“The worst thing people do is go too long without eating, because everyone overeats at that point. Most people will not have enough will power to not overeat or make a higher calorie choice when they are so hungry,” she said.
DeRobertis says most people are capable of following an effective meal plan in which they would pack a lunch and snacks and spread out their food intake during the day to avoid going too long without eating. She says eating this way is much better than sitting down to a big meal – especially ones high in carbohydrates as they may result in a high blood glucose levels. (Read More)
Five Status Updates You May One Day See
Article from SmartMoney.com
First Lady Michelle Obama promotes healthier eating habits across the nation’s youth. But as with countless public health campaigns waged by state and local agencies, such efforts don’t always do much to get people to change their habits. But would people be more responsive to the urging of their Facebook friends? Elizabeth DeRobertis, a dietician at Scarsdale Medical Group, recommends something along the lines of a social calorie calculator. (Read More)
Avoiding the “Freshman 15″
The dreaded freshman 15. You likely remember this phenomenon from your own coed years. You may even be living through it —or trying to avoid it — right now. So you know it is more than just an urban myth: College students do tend to pack on the pounds during their first year at school for a host of reasons from late-night eating fests, all-you-can-eat dining halls, lack of exercise, and alcohol use/abuse. To find out more about this phenomenon as well as how to avoid the weight gain, we spoke with Elizabeth DeRobertis, a registered dietician with Scarsdale Medical Group. (Read More)
McDonald’s Profit, Americans Tip Scales
Article from SmartMoney.com
Making small changes can have a huge impact, says Elizabeth DeRobertis, a dietician at Scarsdale Medical Group; for instance, a customer who switches from a 560-calorie McCafé Frappé Mocha to regular coffee would lose over a pound per week. (Read More)
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5 Reasons Why Kirstie Alley Can’t Keep Off the Weight
Article from the Shape.com.
Registered dietician Elizabeth DeRobertis says in Alley’s case, a binge eating disorder could be to blame. “Overeating disorders are truly a disease, and not often as easy to control as one might think. And with the pressures of Hollywood and the ups and downs in her career, it would make sense that food could act as something to provide comfort in the moment,” DeRobertis says. (Read More)
Report: New York Ranks 41st in Nation for Adult Obesity Rates
Elizabeth DeRobertis, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, of Scarsdale Medical Nutrition and Diabetes Center says that doctors play a critical role in convincing people to lose weight. “Studies support that patients are motivated into action when physicians tell them to do something,” she said. “We started an initiative here were we have three dieticians and every doctor on board documenting patients’ weights and talking to them about weight loss.” (Read More)
Croton Mom Promoting Seaweed as a Health Food
Elizabeth DeRobertis, a registered dietitian based in Scarsdale, says she doesn’t see many cases of iodine deficiency in her work, but notes that seaweed can offer some health benefits. “It’s low in calories, and it has vitamins. It’s always good to explore new foods, and getting healthy vegetables in your diet is a benefit” she said, adding she had just had some for lunch. “People tend to focus on one thing, a shortcut. It’s good to eat a variety of foods.”
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“Weight loss and good health is absolutely about calorie control – 100%.” said Elizabeth DeRobertis, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. “Any weight loss plan that works for someone, is working because they are reducing their calories. If you are cutting out carbs.. you are cutting out calories…(Read More)
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