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All Calories Are NOT Equal

By Holly J. Niles MS, CNS, LDN Istock calories not equal

A common myth is that it's all about calories and all calories are equal.


Posted In: Blog Cardiovascular Health Diet and Prevention Gastrointestinal Health General Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Physical Fitness Preventative Health Weight Gain Weight Loss Women's Health

INSULIN RESISTANCE - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

By Korey DiRoma N.D. Istock diabetes word cloud

Diabetes facts and how to reverse early pre-diabetic symptoms.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Gastrointestinal Health Korey DiRoma Naturopath Naturopathy Nutrition Nutrition, Food as Medicine Physical Fitness Preventative Health Weight Gain Weight Loss Women's Health

Heart Healthy Success with Meal Planning & Preparation- Easy Roasted Vegetable Batch Cooking Recipe

By Mary C. Johnson, Dietetic Intern Roasted vegetables-2

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.


Posted In: Blog Cardiovascular Health Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO General Lyme Disease Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Paleo Diet Preventative Health Recipes Weight Gain Weight Loss

2016 A New Year for a New You!

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Lifestyle

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.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Physical Fitness Recipes Weight Gain Weight Loss

Demystifying Carbohydrates

By Korey DiRoma, N.D. Carbohydrates

Understanding how carbohydrates and sugars are metabolized by the body.


Posted In: Blog Korey DiRoma Naturopath Naturopathy Nutrition Nutrition, Food as Medicine Preventative Health Weight Gain Weight Loss

How to Avoid Overeating during the Holidays!

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Butternut squash

While the holidays are a great time to celebrate with family and friends, celebrations often result in overeating and excessive calorie intake.
Below are tips to prevent overeating.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Obesity Weight Gain

New One-on-One/ Hands-on Cooking Classes

By Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Hands on cooking image

Let Eric Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN teach you how to meet your unique nutritional needs with personal cooking and nutritional instruction.


Posted In: Blog Allergies - Food Sensitivities Cardiovascular Health Cleanse and Detoxification Diet and Prevention Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO Gastrointestinal Health Integrative Medicine Nutrition Nutrition Cancer Prevention Nutrition, Food as Medicine Preventative Health Recipes Weight Gain Weight Loss Women's Health

The Weight Loss Puzzle

By Korey DiRoma, Naturopathic Doctor Veggie image purchased


Most everyone wants to lose weight and many people are successful at losing some weight. But the difficulty often lies in keeping the weight off, or losing some weight, but not reaching your overall goals.


Posted In: Blog Diet and Prevention Korey DiRoma Naturopath Nutrition Physical Fitness Weight Gain Weight Loss

Fructose: The Weight-Gain Sugar

By Korey DiRoma, ND

Obesity is an epidemic in America that now affects many millions of adults and children. Obesity is classified as having a body mass index (BMI) of greater than 30.


Posted In: Blog Gastrointestinal Health Korey DiRoma Naturopath Nutrition Obesity Weight Gain Weight Loss

This Week's Classes, Lectures and Events

Yoga for Bone Health
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Beginner Yoga Class with Rebecca Rice M.S., L.Ac.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Cancer Support Group
Monday, March 27, 2017
Tuesday Cancer Support Group Changed to Monday March 27
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Free Guided Meditation
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
NO YOGA FOR BONE HEALTH CLASS TODAY
Thursday, March 30, 2017

The Latest News and Announcements

Guided Meditation Cancelled on MARCH 22, 2017 read more

Stram Center to Host Book Signing with Dr. Horowitz read more

Medical Marijuana Comes to the Stram Center read more

Weight Loss and Lifestyle Transformation Program read more



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