The MIND Diet – Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay

By Barbara Broggelwirth, RDN, CDN According to the National Institute of Health, Alzheimer’s disease is currently ranked as the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and recent estimates indicate that it may rank third, behind heart disease and cancer, as a cause of death for older people(1). Research supports that diets recommended for cardiovascular health have…

Green Pea Fritters

From Your Bariatric Nutrition Team If you are looking for plant based protein green peas are a great source. This simple veggie recipe is great for vegan and gluten-free diets too. These fritters are great served hot, cold or room temperature, which makes it easy to grab-and-go for lunch, a simple side dish or meal.…

Exercise is Medicine

By Helaine Krasner, RDN, CDN Exercise is defined as bodily exertion for the sake of developing or maintaining physical fitness. We don’t typically think of exercise as a valid treatment for our medical issues, but an overwhelming body of research supports this important component for health. Exercise in the proper dosage is an effective prescription…

Shift Your Mindset

By Melissa Buscetta, RD, CDN Have you ever considered that maybe your weight loss mindset is more important than any diet or exercise routine? We have long known that there is a mindset for success, and now we know there is a mindset for weight loss, too. Researchers have found that when it comes to succeeding in…