Nutrition Services

Diets By Karen offers a variety of nutrition counseling services. Together with Karen Moreno, you will discuss your goals and how to go about reaching them. Whether it’s to lose those last few pounds post pregnancy, lower your cholesterol, or manage your blood pressure Karen will work with you to create a customized nutrition and lifestyle program to meet your needs. Karen's expertise include Heart Healthy Eating, Childhood Overweight/Obesity, Maternal Nutrition, General Nutrition/Wellness, Healthy Eating, and Weight Control. Karen also specializes in Nutrient Analysis, Food Labeling, and Product/Recipe/Menu development.

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The Lifestyles Program:

What drives you? Lifestyle-Aesthetics-Movement

Lifestyle- This program will be tailored for your specific lifestyle. Are you a new mom, single parent, college student, working long hours in an office, or bride to be? Whatever the case may be I will work with you to match your needs and lifestyle and teach you tricks to help reach your goals faster.

Some examples of things we may cover will include: How to navigate New Yorks Nightlife and restaurants and what to order, online grocery shopping, shopping on a budget, healthy picks from neighborhood restaurants to keep your diet in check but your appetite satisfied at work, office grocery list must-haves, quick and easy recipes in 30 minutes or less

Aesthetics- Want to look better and feel better? Then this program is for you. Learn which foods will make your skin look young and refreshed and how to shine from within.

Movement- For the person constantly on the move. Whether your training for a marathon, enjoying yoga, or are addicted to spin this program is for you. With Exercise being you motivator, Karen will help build a tailor made plan just for you that will help you achieve all your goals.

Private Consultation

Karen will develop a personalized nutrition plan based on the foods that you currently enjoy that will allow you to reach your goals while enjoying what you eat. Initial consultation (1 hour) includes weight and body fat testing, health and diet history, dietary analysis and overview of eating plan. Follow up visits (30 minutes) will include weigh ins, review of your eating plan and various nutrition education topics to help you better reach your goals and keep you on path to success.

  • General Nutrition & Wellness
  • Weight Management
  • Digestive Disorders: Constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Diabetes Management
  • Prenatal & Maternal Nutrition
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia & Hypertension
  • Elevated cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure
  • Pediatric Nutrition

Grocery Tours: 1 hour (after initial consultation)

Smart shopping is essential to a healthy diet. On this tour, Karen will join you at your local supermarket and help teach you which of your favorite foods should be in your shopping cart and which you can replace. Karen will help you find healthy options and teach you what to look for when you come on your own. Karen will also teach you how to read and interpret a food label so that you can make healthy choices on your own. Please note that tours can be tailored to specific dietary restrictions and Kosher shopping and cooking are Karen's specialty.

Kitchen Fridge and Pantry Make-Over (1 hour home visit)

One of the first things you should do when beginning a weight loss plan is cleaning out your closets of all the junk and starting fresh. Karen will come to your home and help you choose between foods that are good for you and foods that you may need to replace. Of course, not everything will be thrown out. Karen will help you find healthier options and also teach you the correct portions of foods that you love but that could be hindering your weight loss success.

Cooking Classes

Cooking Classes are available both in Karen's kitchen and in the comfort of your own home. Create a customized menu with Karen and let Karen teach you how to create quick, healthy, and creative meals that both you and your whole family will love.

Speaking Engagements

Karen is available to speak at corporate and wellness lectures or seminars on a multitude of topics including:

  • Nutrition 101: The Basics
  • Healthy Cooking: How to revamp your recipes to be healthier and still taste great
  • Nutrition Myths and Misconceptions
  • Freshman 15: Eat Your Way Through College
  • Nutrition & Cancer Prevention
  • Nutrition & Cancer Survivorship
  • Top Diet Disasters
  • Deciphering the Nutrition Facts Panel: Label Reading
  • The Real Deal: Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners
  • Pediatrics: The Picky Eater
  • The Anti Inflammatory and Mediterranean Diets
  • Customized Topics available as well

Karen has lectured for some of the following organizations:

  • The Edmond J. Safra Synagogue
  • The Aleph Learning Center
  • Manhattan Sephardic Congregation
  • The Sephardic Community Center of Brooklyn
  • Shaare Zedek Medical Center of Jerusalem
  • Yeshivah of Flatbush High School

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