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How to Avoid Getting Caught in a High Protein Marketing Trap

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Jul 31, 2018 9:03:03 AM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Healthy Diet, Nutrition

Myth: I should look for foods with “protein” on the packaging because it is probably better for me. 

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Healthier Snacks for Teams and Athletes

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Jul 21, 2018 1:27:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition, Kids, Student Athletes

It might be time to upgrade your game-day offerings and go beyond potato chips and fruit chews. So if you're next on snack duty for your child's sports team, don't sweat it!  Melinda Wivell, RDN, LDa registered dietitian at Lake Health, shares her short list for healthier, shareable snacks that can fuel your young athlete: 

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Skip the Box of Chocolates

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Feb 12, 2018 7:44:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition

Valentine's Day celebrates sweethearts - and sweet treats! Special treats can fit into a healthy diet, especially with a few simple swaps. Alyssa Tyler, MS, RD, LD, a registered dietitian at Lake Health, gives her favorite ideas for healthier Valentine’s Day treats to share with your loved ones. 

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Artificial Sweeteners vs Sugar: Which is Healthier? 

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Jan 10, 2018 11:17:00 AM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Healthy Diet

 

When adopting a new, healthier diet after weight loss surgery, many people question if artificial sweeteners are a good alternative to sugar. Dr. Aviv Ben-Meir explains which option is healthier and most helpful in sticking to a diet that meets your weight loss goals: 

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Healthy School Lunches for Kids

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Aug 28, 2017 4:13:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Kids

Healthy breakfasts and lunches can help kids get the nutrition they need. Our Lake Health Integrative Medicine team shares their favorite ideas for healthy breakfasts and school lunches: 

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Ditch the Salt for Healthier Meals! [video]

Posted by Lake Health Wellness Institute on Aug 3, 2017 3:26:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet

Reduce sodium in your diet by cooking with your own homemade seasoning blends! Alyssa Tyler, Lake Health registered dietitian, gives this tip and more for creating healthier meals without sacrificing taste. Take the pledge to reduce salt in your diet today. 

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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget [video]

Posted by Lake Health Wellness Institute on Jul 29, 2017 4:14:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet

Eating healthy is important, but fresh meats, produce and healthier snacks can be one of the more expensive parts of your grocery shopping trips.

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Healthier Cool Treats for Summer [video]

Posted by Lake Health Wellness Institute on Jul 20, 2017 2:02:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition

Ice cream cones, popsicles, lemonade and more come to mind when the weather gets hot! However, summer drinks and treats can be loaded with calories and sugar. Alyssa Tyler, a registered dietitian at the Lake Health Wellness Institute, has some refreshing ideas for healthier treats to help cool you down this summer: 

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Avoid the Vending Machine

Posted by Lake Health Wellness Institute on Jun 28, 2017 1:30:00 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition

We all know the challenges of eating healthy while balancing work, family, sports and more. Busy schedules can make it hard to eat healthy on the go, but there are a few simple tips to keep in mind that can help!

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