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Nationally recognized nutrition expert and published author Keri Glassman is the founder and president of Keri Glassman, Nutritious Life, a nutrition practice based in New York City. For years, Keri has been a leader in advancing a “whole person” approach to health and wellness.  She has dedicated her career to creating services and promoting education through her Nutritious Life brand. Keri was also the first registered dietitian to create a real food-based snack bar, KeriBar.

What foods can help boost my metabolism?

Cayenne pepper and Green tea

What is the best way to jump-start weight loss?

Take out all packaged and processed foods. All sugar and added sodium.

What is your take on Quorn products. The meatless & soy free brand?

I am NOT a fan of fake soy! A little bit of real soy ok.

What is the best time to stop eating, before going to bed?

Aim for two hours at least.

How can you gain weight if you are underweight?

Add in calorie sense. Healthy foods like olive oil and nuts and whole grains like brown rice and quinoa.

Is it always the fried food that makes people obese or not exercising?

Combo but food more powerful!

How many Carbohydrates should a woman who needs to lose weight intake?

About 40% of your calories should come from carbs but from things like yogurt, fruit, veggies and small portions of whole grains.

How do I get rid of my belly fat that came with menopause?

Exercise, reduce stress, health fats like avocado and olive oil, and take out all refined carbs!

Any advice on that mid fat at 58, still slender; just gained a belly and I am active because of my job.

Reduce stress!!! Stress associated with belly fat! And take out all refined carbs!

What’s your impression of the app My Fitness Pal?

Great way to track progress!

Getting 2014 Started Off on the Right, Healthy Foot  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com