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Are Artificial Sweeteners Safe?

By Helaine Krasner, RDN, CDN Are artificial sweeteners safe? The quick answer is “yes”. However, the whole story is a bit more complicated, and research is ongoing. There are five FDA-approved artificial sweeteners used as sugar substitutes: sucralose (Splenda), acesulfame potassium … Continue reading

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Preventing Chronic Disease with Anti-Inflammatory Foods

By Barbara Broggelwirth, RD, CDN Inflammation is characterized as acute or chronic. Acute inflammation is a normal and short lived response, such as when you are injured and your body responds by sending specific immune cells to heal it.  This … Continue reading

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Fitness Apps

By, Melissa Buscetta, RD, CDN Nowadays, your smartphone can do just about anything. Did you know you can use that smartphone as a personal trainer of sorts, too? Fitness apps can help motivate you to exercise. While no app is … Continue reading

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Skinny Mint Protein Shake

By Your Bariatric Nutrition Team The holidays are filled with sweets, treats and carb loaded eats! It’s a time when most people fall off track and indulge in over eating. If you’re prepared, you can avoid the post-holiday bloat and … Continue reading

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Armed with Antioxidants

By Melissa Buscetta, RD, CDN What is free radical damage? Many believe that free radical damage is the heart of why we age. The free radical theory of aging states that every time we consume something, we generate what are … Continue reading

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Probiotics: Good bacteria that promote a healthy digestive system and healthier you

By Barbara Broggelwirth RD, CDN Bacteria in your digestive tract? Sounds gross, right? Not so fast.  Large numbers of microorganisms live ON and IN our bodies. In fact, microorganisms in the human body outnumber human cells by 10 to 1, … Continue reading

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SLOW COOKER CABBAGE ROLLS

By: Your Bariatric Nutrition Team Crock Pot Season is upon us! It’s time to get creative, toss everything into the slow cooker and head to work while works its makes magic. The beauty of crock pots is they cook for … Continue reading

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