Blueberries – Tiny but Mighty!

by Denisse Oller: Blueberries – the tiny fruit with tons of nutritional benefits, especially for the heart! Packed with fiber, potassium, folate, vitamin C, vitamin B6, and phytonutrient, and being free of cholesterol makes blueberries the perfect health healthy food. Not only are they delicious, but they are versatile, and ...
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Somos lo que comemos

por Denisse Oller: Lo que comemos impacta nuestro cuerpo y nuestra salud en general. Nuestro consumo de alimentos nos impacta en todos los sentidos, desde nuestros niveles de energía y estado de ánimo hasta nuestro peso y habilidad de completar tareas. Lo que ponemos en nuestro organismo es lo que ...
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You Are What You Eat

by Denisse OllerWhat we eat directly impacts our bodies and overall. Food affects everything from our energy levels and mood, to our weight and ability to complete tasks. What we put into our bodies is what sustains us throughout the day, so it’s important to eat nutrient-packed foods that will ...
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An Active NYC Summer

by Denisse OllerThe sun is out, temperatures are up, and school is quickly coming to an end. The start of summer vacation is an exciting time, but it can also require an adjustment for many families. Kids are in school for most of the year, staying engaged mentally and physically ...
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El estrés y el sobrepeso: Una mala combinación

por Denisse OllerDel estrés no se escapa nadie. Ya sea debido al trabajo, estudio o cuestiones personales, el estrés nos impacta a todos en mayor o menor medida. Para empeorar las cosas, manejar el estrés puede ser en sí mismo una tarea difícil, ya que este puede afectar nuestra salud ...
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Stress and Weight Gain: A Bad Recipe

by Denisse Oller We all experience stress. Whether it’s work, school, or a personal challenge, stress impacts us all. To make matters worse, managing stress can itself be a challenging task given how it can affect our mental and physical health in different ways. One of the major physical impacts ...
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Sneaky Vegetables

By Denisse OllerSometimes even as adults we don’t want to eat the healthiest options. For instance, I know kale is a beneficial addition to any meal since it’s low in calories, high in fiber, and has zero fat, but I just cannot bring myself to eat it often. However, it’s ...
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Vegetales, ¿dónde están?

por Denisse Oller A veces ni de adultos optamos por una alimentación sana. Por ejemplo, sé que la lechuga rizada o kale es un beneficio añadido a cualquier comida porque tiene un contenido de calorías, no tiene grasas y contiene un alto índice de fibra, pero a nivel personal no ...
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¿Cómo sabemos que ingerimos los alimentos correctos?

por Denisse Oller Marzo es el Mes Nacional de la Nutrición, y con ello llega la oportunidad perfecta para evaluar nuestros hábitos de alimentación y asegurarnos de que estamos consumiendo los nutrientes correctos. Pero antes, debemos saber qué significan realmente “nutrición” y “nutrientes”. ¿Cómo sabemos que estamos consumiendo la cantidad ...
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Are You Getting Necessary Nutrients?

By: Denisse OllerAs National Nutrition Month, March is the perfect opportunity to evaluate eating habits to make sure you are getting all the necessary nutrients to stay healthy. But what do nutrition and nutrients really mean? How do you know if you are eating the right amount of nutrients? What ...
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Denisse Oller

SOMOS Vice President of Communications, Emmy-award winning television journalist, author and chef, and passionate about spreading the message of food as medicine in NYC's neediest communities.

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