February 14, 2019
What happens to your body and brain when you stop eating sugar
By Julia Guerra
Excerpt: “However, it is important to note that processed sugars are different than the natural sugars found in fruit, honey, and unsweetened milk. Refined sugars, otherwise known as sucrose, are highly processed from sugar cane and sugar beets, certified nutritional health counselor Sara Siskind told INSIDER. They're high in calories, and have no real nutritional value, while natural sugars contain vitamins and minerals.”

October 20, 2018
LifeZette website
How Fall’s Bounty Can Benefit Our Health, Right This Minute
By Sara Siskind
Excerpt: “Fall is the season for comfort eating, as colder days call for warmer, heartier foods — and these foods usually call for expanded waistlines.…We can learn to make smarter choices with tasty in-season options, soothing our insides but avoiding weight gain.”

August 9, 2017
Chronically Strong blog
7 Easy Ways to Incorporate More Plants into Your Meals
Excerpt: “6. Up your nutrients by switching your wheat pasta to vegetable pasta. Spiralized zucchini, butternut squash, and even sweet potato comes out amazing!”

Read more at (Also appears on Bloomer Boomer: The Huffington Post for Boomers and Vegan Magazine.)

January, 2017
Shape Magazine:
Simple Food Swaps for Your Healthiest New Year Ever
Excerpt: “Making simple tweaks to your diet every day can pay off big a month or two down the line. And they’re easy! You can totally cut out diet soda this week, and nix mayo from your sandwich the following—trying to cut carbs, sweets, and fats all at once just isn’t sustainable.

Check out these tiny, easy food swaps that will make a big impact on your health without you ever really noticing.” 

October 10, 2016
Culination Magazine: 
Make Yourself a Priority with these Easy Overnight Oats
Excerpt: “Fueling your body first thing in the morning with quality protein, fat and fiber is a great beginning for a successful day. This combination leaves your body feeling full and energized for the day. Plus the fiber helps keep your hunger a bay for a longer period of time. Mapping out your meal the night before will make it easier for you to achieve your goal.”

April 22, 2016
The Healthy Newspaper: Snack Facts
Excerpt: “In case you’re wondering, spring has arrived…in most places anyway. That means that many people, men and women alike, will be gearing up for wearing less, and dreaming of the warm air on our skin. This is the time we start thinking about shedding those unnecessary pounds that many of us have put on over the colder months.”

January 5, 2016
Organic Spa Magazine: Food Trends for 2016
Excerpt: “Reduce food waste. Not only does waste affect your wallet, it also has a negative effect on sustaining the earth’s resources.”

December 2015:
CBS New York: Gifts for the Whole Family [video]
Excerpt: Sara Siskind whips up fun in the kitchen with family cooking lessons.

November 2015:
HealthZette: Healthier Thanksgiving Feasts
Excerpt: “Sara Siskind, a certified nutritional health counselor and the founder of Hands on Healthy, which offers cooking classes for families in New York, has several alternatives for traditional high-calorie foods. Instead of the cranberry and walnut salad, make an apple and kale salad. Combine baby kale, apples and walnuts and drizzle with a mix of olive oil, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and salt.”

October 2015:
Newsmax's Health Radar newsletter: 7 Ways to Optimize Olive Oil’s Nutritional Benefits 
Excerpt: “‘Eating a food high in vitamin A with olive oil satiates the palate so you feel full longer and provides a boost of energy,’ explains culinary nutritionist Sara Siskind, founder of Hands On Healthy, cooking classes for adults and teens in New York City.”

September 23, 2015:
New age Mama website: Toss the Gluten, Keep the Flavor!
Excerpt: In honor of Celiac Awareness Day (September 13th), Sara Siskind, founder of Hands on Healthy has thought up some great gluten free snacks that are not only healthy for your body, but taste great too.

September 7, 2015:
Long Island Pulse: Fall into Healthy Habits
Excerpt: Nobody knows more about getting her hands on healthy than Long Island culinary nutritionist and founder of Hands on Healthy, Sara Siskind.

July 20, 2015
RadioMD: 8 Simple Steps to Get Your Health Back on Track
Excerpt: Trying to keep your healthy eating habits on track, but always seem to accidentally veer off course? 

It happens to everyone. But, once you've found yourself in a rut, it's important to get yourself out of it.

June 26, 2015:
Shape Magazine: 6 Ways to Save Money On (and Stop Wasting!) Groceries
Excerpt: “Grains and dried beans are an inexpensive way to add essential protein and fiber into your diet—plus, they last up to a year if stored properly, says Sara Siskind, a certified nutritional health counselor and founder of healthy cooking class company Hands on Healthy.”