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Momentum Newsletter: Issue #7 - Fall 2016

We hear often how much our patients’ weight loss journey is not just their own, but their family’s as well. It is essential to your success to be surrounded by those who are going to support your decisions, lifestyle changes and be there to cheer you on and pick you up. The ultimate decision to lose weight was yours, but your family and close friends were most likely a big part of that decision (whether they know it or not).

Whether you’ve already had surgery, started our medical weight loss program, are scheduled for surgery or only attended a free informational class, you need to keep in mind those around you that will also be affected by this decision. To the right are some tips for helping others understand and help you stay on track to reach your health goals.

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We are now beginning the holiday season and feeling like we’re on a continual holiday marathon through New Years. The holidays are a time to have fun and enjoy time with family and friends. There can be a lot of temptation with food, but remember it’s about the time spent with loved ones, not the food consumed. Follow these tips to have a fun and healthy holiday season!

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Fall usually means one thing . . . football. Okay, maybe pumpkin spice too, but mainly football. Football season is in high gear and so are the tailgates and get togethers. Keep your game days fun and healthy with some of these alternatives.

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Is 100 calories worth of gummy worms the same as 100 calories worth of eggs? The short answer is, no. Scientifically speaking, a calorie is a unit of measurement. It is not true that all sources of calories are equal, even if you are monitoring you caloric intake. So 100... Read More on Are All Calories Created Equal?

Celebrate the holidays with friends and family while also enjoying healthy and flavorful food. Prepare healthy side dishes to pair with lean proteins!

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