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Guido Iovinella Sunday, June 04, 2017 Diet and Prevention  General  Integrative Medicine  Nutrition  Physical Fitness  Stress Management  Weight Loss  Women's Health 

With fitness, more doesn't always equal better. It's about quality, not quantity!

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Holly J. Niles MS, CNS, LDN Sunday, January 08, 2017 Cleanse and Detoxification  Diet and Prevention  General  Mind Body Medicine  Weight Loss  Women's Health 

Some tips to helping you stay healthy all year long.

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Mary C. Johnson, Dietetic Intern Thursday, February 04, 2016 Cardiovascular Health  Diet and Prevention  General  Lyme Disease  Nutrition  Nutrition Cancer Prevention  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Obesity  Paleo Diet  Preventative Health  Recipes  Weight Gain  Weight Loss 

In our fast-paced lives, we demand meals on-the-go and often reach for the quickest options available. This most often involves purchasing pre-packaged or fast-food meals which are typically higher in sodium and saturated fat which are detrimental to our heart health. These quick options are also lower in fiber and phytochemicals (cancer fighting compounds found in the color of the food) that are found in plant-based foods which are important for our overall health. Optimizing your diet to include plant-based foods is a surefire way to increase the nutrient density of your diet and maximize your disease fighting potential. Spending time planning and preparing your meals each week is one of the best ways to ensure diet success for heart health. Here are a few easy tips to get you started in quick meal planning and preparation that you can start to incorporate into your routine.

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Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Monday, November 30, 2015 Diet and Prevention  Nutrition  Nutrition Cancer Prevention  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Physical Fitness  Recipes  Weight Gain  Weight Loss 

Research and practice have shown the immense impact that lifestyle can play on our body as well as overall health. Many people feel that they lose control of their health when they are not feeling well or when life becomes busy or stressful. For this reason, the Stram Center believes it is essential to embrace a healthy lifestyle and allow people to take control of their health.

The coming of the New Year is a great time to work towards improving your lifestyle. Follow these 3 tips to become successful with your lifestyle transformation in 2016. Learn more about the Stram Center's New Improved Weight Loss and Lifestyle Transformation Program.

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