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Time to ditch your all-or-nothing mentality

By Gigi Ravenhall, RDN All-or-nothing or black-and-white thinking is a common barrier to long-term success. This way of thinking leads us to give up when things are not perfect or are not what we were expecting them to be. Many all-or-nothing thinkers decide when setting goals that the results must be big or the change…

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Excessive zinc supplementation can be dangerous to your health

By Barbara Broggelwirth, RDN, CDN Are you supplementing with zinc? Be careful! Excess zinc intake can lead to a copper deficiency which can cause neurological problems, including numbness and weakness in the arms and legs.  Zinc is a trace mineral, meaning that we only need small amounts of it to support our health. It is…

Informational Seminars

Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery™ Informational Seminars with Arif Ahmad, MD To minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we are limiting seminars and in-person appointments. You are welcome to sign up for a televisit seminar with the Bariatric Center of Excellence team at Mather Hospital. If you are interested, please fill…