Nutrition

Becoming more active is one way to lead a healthier lifestyle; eating right is another. Read the articles below for nutrition tips. Click here to learn about eating healthier and feeling better using the nutrition facts label.

 

Get Your Protein from Plants

These four veggies pack a powerful protein punch.

A plant-based diet has been shown to lower the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, as well as reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Women require about 46 grams of protein a day, and men need about 56 grams. It’s easy to meet these requirements with just a few servings of the delicious plant-based foods below.

Weight-loss Surgery, Nutrition and Hair Loss

A common fear and complaint of bariatric surgery patients is post-operative hair loss. While for most of us as people, our hair is an important part of our self-image and body image, it is not very important to our bodies. For this reason, nutrition can have a great impact on hair health because when forced to make a choice, the body will shift nutritional stores to vital organs like your brain and heart and away from your hair.

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