St. Francis Eastside Surgical Weight Loss

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Overall Success

Category Diet, Exercise, Health

A recent article in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics discusses counseling and interventional avenues for weight loss in overweight and obese individuals.  A specific quote from the article is as follows: “It is important to note that longer-term comprehensive lifestyle interventions (>1 year) produce greater weight losses, and that long-term interventions Read More…

Convenient and Healthy!

Category Diet, Health

Many many times I hear patients stuck in the rut of choosing unhealthy foods for snacks because they are more convenient. Junk food has a longer shelf life and virtually needs no refrigeration so it can be left in a bag or purse for months. However, i’m here to tell you that healthy food can be convenient too! One Read More…

The Stress Connection

Category Health

I recently read an article on Yahoo Health that led to a great discussion[https://www.yahoo.com/health/5-surprising-ways-stress-messes-with-your-health-100845677127.html]. Many patients come into my office and tell me that they are stressed. They either have family situations that require extra care, work is more demanding or a variety of other stressors that can arise in life. They are always amazed when Read More…