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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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Korey DiRoma, N.D. Saturday, November 14, 2015 Korey DiRoma Naturopath  Naturopathy  Nutrition  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Preventative Health  Weight Gain  Weight Loss 

Understanding how carbohydrates and sugars are metabolized by the body.

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Eric C. Sharer, MPH, RD, CSO, CDN Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Diet and Prevention  Nutrition  Nutrition Cancer Prevention  Nutrition, Food as Medicine  Obesity  Weight Gain 

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.

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Korey DiRoma, Naturopathic Doctor Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Diet and Prevention  Korey DiRoma Naturopath  Nutrition  Physical Fitness  Weight Gain  Weight Loss 


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.

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Korey DiRoma, ND Wednesday, January 04, 2012 Gastrointestinal Health  Korey DiRoma Naturopath  Nutrition  Obesity  Weight Gain  Weight Loss 

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.

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