Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N. Keri Gans is a Registered Dietitian with a private practice in New York City and the author of The Small Change Diet (Gallery 2011). She is a past spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and past president of the New York State Dietetic Association. Keri spends the majority of her time conducting individual nutrition counseling, public speaking, writing and consulting. She is frequently quoted in local and national publications, such as Glamour, Fitness, Shape, Self, Women’s Health and has made several television appearances including, EXTRA, The Dr. Oz Show, ABC News, Primetime, and Good Morning America. Keri is a regular guest on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio’s Dr. Radio program and has conducted numerous other radio interviews across the country. She is a member of the WVFC Medical Advisory Board.
General Medical

Why Skipping Meals Can Backfire

By Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.

Are you a meal skipper? Many patients, when they first come to me, admit to engaging in this behavior regularly. They believe that if they skip a meal, at the end of the day they will have consumed fewer calories and that will help them lose weight. Unfortunately that never seems to be the case — and now there’s confirmation.

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General Medical

Stop Counting Calories and Lose Weight!

By Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
By Keri Gans

When you stop fretting over the exact number of calories in the foods you eat, and focus instead on creating healthy, balanced meals and learning what reasonable portion sizes are, it’s likely the pounds will start to drop off. Better yet, your meals will leave you more satisfied.

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General Medical

The Art of Snacking

By Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.
By Keri Gans, M.S., R.D., C.D.N.

Whenever I meet a new patient, one of the first questions I ask in regards to their eating habits is: “Do you snack?”

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