Celebrating Nutritionists

Pictured: Alyssa Lynott, Jessy Griffel, Cary Yensen, Jessica Strange, Amy Kramer, Eva Sorrentino. Not pictured: Margaret Larson, Krista Diekemper, Abby Wilson, Jennifer Anthony. By Amy Kramer, MPH, RD, LD The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics designates March as National Nutrition Month®. Addition...

March 16th, 2018

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5 Ways to Decrease your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

By: Jessica Strange RD,LD Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women; it is also the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. March is #ColorectalCancerAwarenessMonth, a month set aside to increase awareness and education of colon cancer. Acco...

March 9th, 2018

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Vein Health: Changes in circulatory system at menopause

About 50 to 55 percent of women and 40 to 45 percent of men in the United States suffer from some type of vein problem, states womenshealth.gov. Of those affected, more than half are age 50 or better. While age is certainly one contributing factor, a number of other variables may exacerbate vein pro...

March 5th, 2018

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Loving Leftovers

By Eva Sorrentino, MS, RD, LD This month is National Nutrition Month. The focus of this month is to “Go Further with Food.” One way to do this is to reduce food waste and use food to its full potential. Here are a few tips to get the most bang for your food buck: Plan Ahead: plan 3-5 days’ wor...

March 2nd, 2018

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Heart Disease – Know your Numbers

Heart Disease - Know your Numbers Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Because of it deadly nature, it is very important to learn about heart attack warning signs, know your risks for heart disease, be proactive about your healthcare and continue to make healthy lifest...

February 26th, 2018

Lisa F Antonelli, MD

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Advances in endoscopic technology have led to a variety of new and exciting applications. Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) is now the most accurate imaging technology for staging tumors of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. With traditional endoscopy, we were able to view the in...

February 19th, 2018

Judith E Csanky, MD

The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate By: Jennifer Hill For decades, chocolates have been given to that special someone as a sincere gesture of appreciation.  On Valentine’s Day, chocolate is shared as a sign of love or friendship. While the gesture and gifts of sweets are wonderful, rich milk ch...

February 16th, 2018

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Weight Bias and the Impact on Individuals

Weight Bias and the Impact on Individuals by: Alyssa Lynott RDN, LD   Weight discrimination affects as many as 40% of the United States population and is one of the most common types of discrimination in our country today. Rebecca Pearl, Ph.D., states that “as obesity rates have risen over t...

February 16th, 2018

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Free Seminar on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Free Seminar on Obstructive Sleep Apnea The word apnea literally means ‘without breath.’ Statistics indicate that more than 18 million American adults suffer from sleep apnea, a potentially serious sleep disorder. Common symptoms may include chronic snoring, walking up abruptly to the sensation...

February 12th, 2018

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Red Hot Mamas and Overactive Bladder

Red Hot Mamas and Overactive Bladder Millions of women and men suffer from an overactive bladder (OAB). The symptoms of OAB are usually characterized by frequent, sudden and compelling urges to run to the bathroom. Sometimes there is even leakage of urine. My patients often say things like, “when...

February 6th, 2018

Jason A Orien, MD