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Check-up: Reading food labels
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Feb 23, 2021

Follow these simple tips for reading food labels shared by registered dietitian, Selena Diaz, RD.

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Check-up: The importance of protein in your diet
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Feb 23, 2021

Registered dietitian, Halley Harmon, RD, shares more about how much protein you should be eating and good sources of protein in the food you eat.​

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Increase Your Vegetable Intake
By: Selena Diaz, RD
Dec 07, 2020

Many times, we focus so much on protein that we forget about the wonders of vegetables. They’re filled with antioxidants, flavonoids, and fiber.

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Get to know your provider: Teri Peak, NP
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Dec 07, 2020

Nurse practitioner, Teri Peak, shares more about her background and how she became involved in this specialty.

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The Dangers of Being Sedentary
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Dec 07, 2020

Excessive sitting is bad for our health. Here is what happens when we sit too much.

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Featured Recipe: Crispy Roasted Chickpeas
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Jul 15, 2020

Crispy roasted chickpeas make a delicious and healthy snack

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Get to Know Your Provider: Rebecca Wolff, NP
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Jul 15, 2020

Get to know more about nurse practitioner, Rebecca Wolff, NP

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"Sneak" Movement into Your Routine
By: Selena Diaz
Jul 08, 2020

Even though we’re mostly housebound, you can still find ways to incorporate movement into your day.

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The Role of Sleep on Health
By: Selena Diaz
Jul 07, 2020

Sleep is one of the things we can’t live without, yet one in three Americans report not getting enough sleep.

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Understanding the Pre-operative Liquid Diet
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Jun 15, 2020

All surgical weight loss patients are required to start a liquid diet 14 days before their surgery date.

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Ways to Boost Your Immune System
By: Selena Diaz, RD
Apr 10, 2020

During these times of sudden change and uncertainty, it's important to bring your health and well-being to the forefront. Follow these tips to help boost your immune system:

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Understanding Omega-3 Fats
By: Selena Diaz, RD
Feb 17, 2020

Omega 3 fats are essential fatty acids, thus they are needed by our bodies to stay healthy.

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Role of Exercise in Weight Loss
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Dec 05, 2019

Exercise is a very important part of weight loss both before and after your surgery.

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What to Expect from Family and Friends after Weight Loss Surgery
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Dec 04, 2019

It is normal to experience a variety of feelings and emotions after surgery.

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Why Do I Eat?
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Oct 21, 2019

A healthy balanced diet doesn’t have to mean that you deprive yourself of all sweet or salty treats. However, many of us struggle with stress or emotional eating.

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Does Healthy Eating Have to Be Expensive?
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM
Jun 12, 2019

Often times, people feel they are unable to follow a healthy diet because they are under the impression that it is too costly.

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Ask Your Dietitian: Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal?
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM
Jun 12, 2019

Breakfast is a very important meal, but it is certainly not necessary to sit down to a feast of eggs, bacon, toast, and hash browns.

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Product Review - My Fitness Pal© App
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM
Jun 12, 2019

Our patients know that food logs take a center role in our program. Although they can be tedious and require extra time and diligence, they are so important for long term weight loss.

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Ask Your Dietitian - Eating Healthy on a Budget
By: Heather Collins, RD, CSOWM
Nov 16, 2018

Eating healthy doesn't have to equal spending a lot of money. Stay on track with tips on savvy shopping when it comes to fruits and vegetables.

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Cauliflower Stuffing
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Nov 16, 2018

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