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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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Catch Some ZZZ’s for a Happier, Healthier, and More Beautiful You!

You’ve tried everything – sleeping pills, going to bed an extra hour earlier, dropping the temperature of your room, removing your nightlight, and even cutting that oh-so-needed caffeine. But for some reason, you still can’t get that restful night’s sleep …

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Healthy Halloween Makes for Happy Homes!

With Halloween right around the corner, the costumes will be sewing and the candy will be flowing! This means that it is time to start thinking about how to manage your family’s sugar and fat intake. Halloween is exciting time …

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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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Bariatric Foods to Pack When Travelling Abroad

So one of our bariatric weight loss surgery patients who is nine months post-op emailed us today asking what foods to pack for a trip he is taking to a foreign country for a week.  Since this is a common …

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