Brooke Alpert, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., who is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and author joins eHealth Radio and the Health and Nutrition Channels. She is the founder of B Nutritious, and has written two books. She discusses the importance of keeping your immune system strong, especially this time of year.
- We are amidst a ferocious cold & flu season right now. What nutrition advice are you giving your clients to help keep their immune systems strong?
- What are probiotics?
- How does a healthy digestive tract impact your immune system?
- How can listeners get their daily recommended dose of probiotics?
- What should we look for when choosing a pro-biotic supplement?
Brooke Alpert, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and author. She is the founder of B Nutritious (www.b-nutritious.com), and works with a variety of clients to meet nutritional goals that fit within their lifestyle. While focusing on meeting the demands of a busy schedule, Brooke teaches clients how to eat without feeling deprived. An individualized and tailored approach is taken with each client to create a customized eating lifestyle.
Brooke received her Master of Science at New York University and completed her training at Mt. Sinai Hospital in affiliation with NYU. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Greater New York Dietetic Association, Weight Management Group, Women’s Health Group, Integrative and Function Medicine Group as well as the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Group.
Her second book, The Sugar Detox: Lose Weight, Feel Great and Look Years Younger (Da Capo) came out in June 2013 and has been sold internationally. Her first book, Healthy Eating During Pregnancy (Kyle Books) was out in 2011.
Brooke is a former equestrian and tri-athlete. She resides in New York City with her husband and their daughter.