Tag Archives: nutrition

Healthy Eating, Healthy Families

  Did you know that a healthy diet is the number one way to combat childhood obesity?  But, sometimes it can be a challenge getting kids to actually eat the food that is good for them.  Below are a few tips of how to incorporate nutritious foods into your kids’ diet as well as suggestions […]

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Healthy Eating Made Simple

If you have ever tried to lose weight you know that the two most important components are what you eat (diet) and how much you move (exercise.) Exercise is easy to track because you can physically feel your body exerting itself.  You know that the quicker you move your legs, the faster your heart beats, […]

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Ditch the sugar!

Warning:  be prepared to be significantly impressed and a possibly a little depressed. Truth be told, most of us love sugar.  In fact, some of us are genetically pre-disposed to a preference for sweet. Chocolate, cake, gummy worms… just fine in moderation.  But here’s the kicker:  we are eating way too much sugar, and often […]

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Helping your Child be Healthy, Strong and Active

There’s plenty of debate about what contributes to childhood obesity:  too much fast food and soda; lackluster school lunch choices; even too much advertising on television.  And yes, we believe they play a role in influencing poor health choices. But bottom line:  parents are always the first and best line of defense against unhealthy weight […]

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Navigating the Vitamin Aisle Before and After Bariatric Surgery

If you have had weight loss surgery such as gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, lap-band® or duodenal switch; you may have found yourself at the local market standing in aisle full of supplements with a look of confusion over your face. Who knew that there could be so many vitamins to choose from? You pick up […]

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