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  • Anti-Inflammatory diet

    Anti-Inflammatory diet


    What you eat can affect your health in many ways. Now we are finding that our diet can fight against inflammation in the body. Inflammation can trigger chronic diseases such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, certain cancers and even Alzheimer’s disease. Being overweight also promotes inflammation, so losing weight can significantly improve health and reduce the risk of chronic illness.


    The Mediterranean Diet is probably the best example of a diet that can reduce inflammation. This diet includes plenty of whole fruits and vegetables; good sources of omega-3 fatty acids such as fish or flax seed and nuts. It also includes few refined carbohydrates like white bread, pasta and white rice, and emphasizes whole grains such as brown rice, barley, oats and bulgur wheat as well as limited sugar, sweets and other processed foods. 


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  • Brain Health

    Nutrition, exercise and general health is important to maintining a healthy brain and good memory.  Download Handout to find out more. (Spanish)

  • Swallowing Problems – Dysphagia

    Dysphagia means difficulty with chewing or swallowing food or liquid. To understand how this might happen, it is important to know something about how swallowing occurs. Learn more…

  • Records & Journals

    Records and journals have been demonstrated to be the number one most beneficial tool to promote behavior change. Completing a personal food record can be valuable in helping understand the difficulties and challenges of obtaining information about a client’s nutrition intake.   While recording your food and beverage intake you … Continue reading

  • Bariatric Surgery

    Get the Facts About Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Metabolic and Bariatric surgery has become an effective and popular solution for treating obesity. Educate yourself on what metabolic and bariatric surgery is, the common misconceptions, and the differences between procedures. Bariatric surgery is not for everyone. It is a tool for … Continue reading

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