Nutrition

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The Importance of Meal Prep For Weight Loss

February 9, 2022 · 0 comments

Whether you are pre or post-bariatric surgery, the importance of planning is key to your success and to overall weight loss. Meal prep is key for weight loss. Being mindful and taking steps to determine what and how much you are eating is imperative to sustain weight loss. Life can be

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5 Tips to Stop Binge Eating in its Tracks

January 10, 2022 · 0 comments

According to the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder in the United States. In the DSM-5, BED is described as regular episodes of consuming large quantities of food (often to the point of physical discomfort), and more than a person may

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What To Eat To Increase Energy Levels And Still Lose Weight

December 6, 2021 · 0 comments

During weight loss phases, the decrease in food intake can leave you feeling worn out and run down. Reduction in overall calories is commonly associated with fatigue, lethargy, brain fog, irritability, and overall, not feeling great. It is important to know how to increase energy levels. Your body is like

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How Processed Foods are Highly Correlated with Obesity

December 1, 2021 · 0 comments

It comes as no surprise that the consumption of processed foods such as chips, candy bars, and the like are correlated with weight gain and obesity. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7399967/) These foods lack nutritional value and pack the calories, leading one to feel unsatisfied and often craving more. But are there other factors

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Calcium Deficiency: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

November 15, 2021 · 0 comments

Calcium Requirements and Dietary Sources What Is Calcium and What Does It Do? Calcium is classified as a mineral that helps your body form strong bones and teeth but also plays a role in muscle function, nerve transmission, regulating normal heart rhythms, and hormone secretion. About 99% of the body’s

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Why Processed Foods and Junk Foods are Harmful to Your Health

November 10, 2021 · 0 comments

If you’re like the majority of Americans, you probably consume at least some processed foods and junk foods every day. Yet most experts agree, a healthy diet should be rich in whole, natural foods and low in processed foods. But what are processed foods, and why are they bad for

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5 Ways to Eat Healthier Over the Weekend

October 6, 2021 · 0 comments

Do you ever find it easy to eat more healthfully during the workweek and then the weekend comes and you totally fall off track?  I am guessing most everyone reading this would answer “yes”.  Many will find that it is easier to stay on track when we follow a schedule.

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10 Simple Ways To Stop Grazing for Weight Loss

September 29, 2021 · 0 comments

Stop Grazing for Weight Loss: Healthy snacking can be beneficial as a planned part of your bariatric diet but is not meant to replace meals. Mindful snacks between meals actually can reduce your intake of calories by reducing your appetite at mealtime. Snacks should be carefully assessed. Lean protein with