The Wellness Spotlight with Elizabeth Madison, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Weight Loss Coach

The Wellness Spotlight with Elizabeth Madison, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Weight Loss Coach

The Wellness Spotlight is an engaging and highly interactive faith-based weekly nutrition and wellness show that will empower your nutrition, health and wellness journey with current, credible, and reliable information and resources you can trust AND apply to your lifestyle. Each week, my guests and I discuss a variety of topics ranging from nutrition and food, healthy diets, heart health, fitness, healthy lifestyles, mental health, and so much more. You learn and have fun! View the shows live on my Facebook page when they air: https://www.facebook.com/elizabethmadisonregdietitian, so be sure to follow me. Please share your comments! I’d love to hear from you!... Show More

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May 19, 2020 27 min

Is sugar addiction a real thing? There is some controversy to qualifying those intense cravings as an addiction. However, there IS a connection between your brain and those powerful feelings to eat sugary sweets. In this episode of The Wellness Spotlight, I'll show you why you crave those sweets, why it's hard to stop once you've started, and how to get control. 

About Elizabeth Madison, Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist...

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56.6% of individuals who contract coronavirus also have hypertension. These individuals are at risk for having significantly more severe symptoms and higher mortality rates.  

In this episode, I discuss the connection between hypertension and the coronavirus and  how to get control of your blood pressure to be in the best position to fight off disease.

About Elizabeth Madison, Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist:

I am the Director of Th...

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Now that we're home, it's a great opportunity to try some new meals that are budget-friendly, healthy and the whole family will love. Chef Andrea Fordyces shares two great recipes that are quick and easy. What makes them healthy is the Banza chickpea pasta and rice. Get the recipes with this link.
https://weightlosstransformation.lpages.co/andrea-fordyce-recipes/
The stay-at-home orders forced a lot of us into a fast transit...

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Is there too much on your plate: too many responsibilities, obligations, commitments? Do you feel like you have more things to do than time to do it? Do you feel like time for self-care is in short supply? When your ‘plate’ is too full, it can lead to seeking comfort, distraction or reward with food. In this episode of The Wellness Spotlight, I discuss how to identify what’s on your plate, how you’re using food to cope, and how to ...

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Emotional Eating - 5 Ways to Get Control - Rochdale Village Webinar

Do you eat when you're stressed, bored, angry, anxious, tired? Do you eat to reward or comfort yourself? Do you eat :
- late at night?
- when you're past full?
- when you're not really hungry?
Are you frustrated because you can't stick to your diet for long?
Are you snacking more than usual?
Are you eating after dinner?
EMOTIONAL EATING MAY BE THE REASON!
Jo...

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Is working from home wrecking your weight loss goals?

A lot of us are now working from home due to the pandemic. This has probably caused major changes to your routine - when and what you eat, your exercise schedule, even how you interact with the people you live with, especially if they are also home all day. 

All these changes can have a negative effect on your weight. It's incredibly easy for the pounds to creep on. Add the en...

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March 29, 2020 72 min

In part 2 of Let's Talk About It: Stress, we'll discuss the best strategies to manage stress and how to get control over emotional eating. This webinar is highly interactive so bring a pen and pad!
This free webinar was sponsored by the Rochdale Village Community Center, as part of their community health and wellness initiatives.
Rochdale Village is located in Jamaica, Queens, New York.  To learn more about the community cent...

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March 25, 2020 55 min

What exactly IS stress? How does it affect us physically and mentally? What are some the best ways to control stress so it doesn't manage you?
In this webinar, we discuss:

- What IS Stress?
- Types of Stress
- Types of Stressors
- What’s Stressing You Out?
- How to Cope

This free webinar was sponsored by the Rochdale Village Community Center, as part of their community health and wellness initiatives.
Rochdale Village is located in Jam...

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March 20, 2020 18 min

There are many misconceptions about the coronavirus.  These misconceptions can stoke fear and anxiety. They can also give you a false sense of security if you practice some of these ineffective strategies.
In this Wellness Spotlight Thursday FB live edition, I review 7 ‘strategies’ that have been touted as ways to fight the coronavirus. I then let you know if they are fact or fiction.
I pray this information is helpful to you as we...

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This webinar is sponsored by the Rochdale Village Community Center, as part of their community health and wellness initiatives.
Rochdale Village is located in Jamaica, Queens, New York.  To learn more about the 
community center programs, please call 718-276-5700. 

Topic: 5 Ways to Boost Your Immune System - That Really Work
What are the best strategies to keep your immune system in top fighting condition? Should you take supplements? ...

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March 15, 2020 18 min

Don’t sabotage your salad with high calorie, high sodium, super-processed salad dressings. On this episode of The Wellness Spotlight, I share 5 of my favorite salad dressings PLUS other tasty and healthy toppings.
Want to watch the video? Click here - https://youtu.be/i1CRzybGJrk

About Elizabeth Madison, Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist:
I am the Director of The Weight Loss Transformation Center. We specialize in weight management, ...

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March 5, 2020 54 min

Sleep plays a critical role in health. Poor sleep can affect every life area. It can increase your risk of developing some diseases like diabetes. It can make it harder to lose weight or fight off diseases. This is especially critical for communities of color who have unique traits that predispose them to sleep challenges
This week’s guest, Dr. Azizi Seixas, Assistant Professor at NYU Langone Health, in the Department of Population...

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In part 2 of this podcast, I share the last 3 of the 6 surefire ways to prevent, reverse or effectively manage diabetes. Assaf Gal, Owner of three Crunch Fitness Centers in New York, discusses the role of fitness in diabetes management. 
My guests on our Diabetes Roundtable discuss how these strategies resulted in the reversal and/or improvement of their A1c. amazing results. If they can do it, so can you!
 
For more information abou...

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Diabetes is a preventable, reversible and manageable disease. You are not doomed to have it for life. There are strategies that can help you get control of this disease so it doesn’t have control of you. 
I’ve worked with 100s of clients, helping them overcome or effectively manage diabetes. 
In this episode of The Wellness Spotlight, I give you a ‘Diabetes 101’ and some successful strategies to empower your wellness journey:

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    March 1, 2020 15 min

    Cholesterol can clog your arteries, setting you up for a heart attack. But you can get rid of excess cholesterol by eating plaque-busting foods. In this Facebook Livestream episode of The Wellness Spotlight, I share 5 foods that will get rid of that cholesterol so you can keep your heart and arteries running smoothly. And I promise, these foods are tasty!! 
    For more information on how to fight cholesterol, Text HEALTHYHEART to 4422 ...

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    Can you really remove plaque from your arteries, reverse high cholesterol and blood pressure, and decrease your dependence on medications? Dr. Ola Akinboboye, an internationally-known cardiologist, answers these questions and more.
    To learn more about Dr. Akinboboye’s practice, visit his website, http://www.topheartdoctors.com, or call his office, 718-210-1793. 

    About Elizabeth Madison, Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist:

    I am the Dir...

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    On this episode of The Wellness Spotlight with Elizabeth Madison,  I discuss the Keto Diet, the most recent trendy diet that has taken the diet world by storm. There are celebrity fans and promoters and health care practitioners. But in the end, will it work for you? Listen in as I, (the voice of reason) discuss the pros and cons of this diet and give you some tips on how to create the best plan for your health goals. 

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