Tag Archives: healthy eating

How Much Sugar is in Your Drink?

Are you drinking your calories instead of eating them?  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, sugar sweetened beverages are the largest source of added sugar and a major contributor of calories in the U.S. diet.  A high …

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Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Happy National Nutrition Month! It’s time to focus on yourself and think about the food you fuel your body with everyday. It’s not about the “good” -vs- the “bad” food. It’s about …

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Healthy & Achievable Resolutions for 2013

30 Minutes a Day Aim for 30 minutes of exercise a day! Start out slow. Try walking around your neighborhood for 10 minutes three times a day. Do things you enjoy! Dancing, wii fit, or playing with the kids are …

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Back to School Healthy Menu Planning

It’s that time of year again! Time to plan, prepare, and organize for school. Whether you are the parent of a child attending school, a high school or college student, or a teacher – getting ready to head back to …

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month: Go Lean with Protein!

Eat a variety of foods from the protein food group each week, such as seafood, nuts and beans, as well as lean meat, poultry and eggs. At least twice a week, make fish and seafood the main protein on your …

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month!

The month of March is National Nutrition Month, which is a national nutrition education campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In honor of National Nutrition Month we will be posting quick tips for eating right to easily …

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Chocolate, Wine & Other Super Foods to Fight Heart Disease

While heart disease remains the leading cause of death in America, individuals are trying to find more ways to improve their diets to lower their cardiovascular risk.  One in three adults has some form of heart disease.  A common misconception …

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Five Keys to Keeping the Weight off Long-term!

Many of our bariatric weight loss surgery patients are always asking us what the keys are to keeping the weight off after surgery and how to prevent weight regain.  If you are a bariatric surgery patient, hopefully you’ve learned by now …

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