Introducing Maria Sakowitz, MS, RDN, author of Do Food Labels Drive You Crazy?

“It was a very good experience with my first book!”

With over twenty years of experience in nutrition counseling, Maria Sakowitz, MS, RDN, has educated patients about the real science behind food through her visual teaching tools and ability to explain things in a way that is easy to understand. President of a large private practice group of registered dietitians since 1998, Maria and her team service hundreds of patients referred by doctors throughout New Jersey. Nutrition Associates of East Brunswick, Inc. is located at 123 Dunhams Corner Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816, phone: 732-254-0113, website:

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Book description…

You’re not alone! With recent changes to the food labeling system, there is more confusion than ever. Do you spend a lot of time at the supermarket comparing labels to determine the healthier choice? Do claims on the front of food packaging influence what you buy? This book is a simple start to basic nutrition knowledge that can empower you take control of your food choices and make sense of the information printed on food labels. It is an essential reference for both beginners and veterans on the path to better health through nutrition education.

“I came to Maria with the hope of losing weight and lowering my blood sugar. I learned that I could succeed at both because of the choices I make. I can enjoy all the foods I like and never feel deprived. Thank you, Maria!” -Georgette P.

“I developed three health conditions all related to being obese. The most important thing I learned is how foods work in the body, so I know how to choose the correct foods to eat to stay healthy. As of today, I have lost about 40 pounds. I am off my medications.” -Robin P.

Introducing Linda Andrews, author of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Healthy Eating

“I was amazed as to how easy the entire process was for an author. I plan to do it again soon!”

Linda Andrews RD, MHA, Ed.D is a Registered Dietitian with a daughter diagnosed with CRPS. Dr. Andrews believes even though the pain directly caused by CRPS is excruciating, avoiding foods that cause additional pain and knowing what to eat and when to eat may increase the quality of life for the CRPS sufferer.

Product description…

You have been diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and are wondering if food and nutrition will make the pain go away. As the title implies, this is a complex disease with many individual varying factors. What works for others may not work for you and vice versa. However, it is a universal fact that eating foods that promote health and establishing healthy eating practices will enhance the quality of your life. It will not happen overnight; however, it will happen in time–a short time for some and a long time for others. Ultimately, eating healthy foods and following healthy eating practices is worth your time and energy. Additionally, some foods may aggravate inflammatory conditions and even cause pain. You may be able to manage your pain by avoiding foods that tend to cause pain.