Valerie Berkowitz

Valerie is the author of “The Stubborn Fat Fix: The Essential Guide to High Fiber, Low Carbohydrate, Whole Food Diets” and co-author of “The Stubborn Fat Fix”. She is the Director of Nutrition and Health Promotion at the Center for Balanced Health in Manhattan. Her 20 years as a professional registered dietitian, health coach, speaker and writer coupled with her personal journey as a fitness enthusiast, mother and wife who strives for internal peace, happiness and lots of laughs uses this platform to spark your interest in achieving your personal best health. Valerie shares her voice to provide unconventional wisdom to those who are able to question why typical nutrition and health advice may not be THE solution that works for you. Visit her blog: and on Twitter, @nutritionnohow

I Have Insulin Resistance, Now What? (Part 3 of 3, Who Am I?)

Valerie Berkowitz, MS, RD, CDE, CDN

Looking for the signs and symptoms of insulin resistance is only the beginning of the journey - there is a bigger issue. A major problem lies in the attitude and standards of practice for health care professionals. Valerie Berkowitz continues to look at her history with insulin resistance to help guide you to learn how to feed yourself with what your body really needs.

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Causes and Symptoms of Insulin Resistance During Pregnancy (Part 2 of 3, Who Am I?)

Low Carb Pregnancy

In order to figure out my unexplained and substantial weight gain, my starting point of thought was "What is the underlying cause for this excessive weight gain during my pregnancy, and why was it so difficult to get it off?" Valerie Berkowitz shares part 2 of her personal story about her history with Dr. Atkins and how she learned about insulin resistance during pregnancy.

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