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About Robyn Cotler MS,RD,CDN

Robyn Cotler MS,RD,CDN  received her BS degree from University of Maryland and Masters in Clinical Nutrition from New York University, Robyn completed her internship at New York University. Robyn coauthored a research paper with Rockefeller University Hospital on diet’s influence on blood cholesterol and has written for Woodbury Magazine and several other newsletters. As a regular guest speaker for elementary and middle school students, she has influenced children to make better food choices. In addition, she is a regular guest speaker for cancer and bariatric support groups. Robyn continues to practice in Woodbury and Plainview, New York providing individual nutritional recommendations for diabetes, gastric bariatric surgery, family nutrition and celiac disease.

Robyn was a nutrition educator for the American Dairy Association from 1993-1995 From 1995-1997 worked on the Women’s Intervention Nutrition study at Memorial Sloan Kettering at the Evelyn Lauder Breast Cancer Center. The study was an NCI funded study published in 2002. In 1997 Robyn won Young Dietitian of the year for the Greater New York Dietetic Association..

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700 Old Country Road Suite 204
Plainview, New York 11803
516.433.9496

 

 

 

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  • 516.433.9496

  • 700 Old Country Road
    Suite 204
    Plainview, New York 11803

  • cotlernutrition@gmail.com

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    Nutrition is an evolving field, so counseling strategies and dietary plans greatly vary, and many are unsuccessful or simply unrealistic. But there is a strategy that works. It can be summed up in only three words: Writing it down. Whether your goal is to lose weight, manage disease, or simply be healthier, keeping track of what you eat and drink in a journal is an effective way to change your dietary habits and choices for the better. 
     
     
    The consistent success of this strategy is the basis for Bite It and Write It, a structured food journal and easy-to-follow nutrition guide developed by four nutritionists who have used the technique in their own counseling practices. The book presents ten healthy goals (one for each week of the journal) and lets you record your daily food consumption, water intake, and physical activity as you work towards them. To help you along the way, the authors supply a wealth of nutritional advice that will empower you to change the way you think about food and become more committed to improving your health. Getting in the habit of writing down what you eat is the beginning of true lifestyle change, and Bite It and Write It makes it possible for you to take this essential first step.  
     
    • Use the daily food logs to track your intake of calories, carbohydrates, sodium, and water; record calorie-burning activities; and reflect on your progress or goals. 
     
    • Learn how to properly plan, prepare, and portion your meals and snacks. 
     
    • Find out how to navigate high-calorie restaurant menus and snack-filled supermarket aisles for healthier options. 
     
    • Consult calorie guides for commonly consumed foods, concession stand snacks, and chain restaurant cuisine. 
     
    • Discover creative ways to replace eating with fun activities--and say goodbye to your days of overeating, emotional eating, and mindless eating. 
     
     
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