Nutrition therapy is an important part of the eating disorder treatment and recovery process. The role of therapy is to assist patients in normalizing their eating patterns. To treat eating disorders, a nutrition counselor can help a patient challenge and change the ways they think about food and their eating habits. Read more
Nutrition treatment is an important part of the integrative treatment team for a patient with an eating disorder. The first step in nutrition counseling is to help the individual ease into a balanced style of eating and a healthy more stable weight. The nutrition counselor is the team member who has the expertise to assess the patient nutritionally, review their normal food choices and help to correct nutrient deficiencies. Read more
Losing weight is not as simple as just “eat less and exercise more”. Many things affect eating habits, but hunger plays a big role. When 50 studies on high protein diets and weight loss were reviewed, it showed that high protein diets increase feelings of fullness and satisfaction compared to low protein diets. Evidence suggests eating more protein may also decrease calorie intake, contribute to a higher metabolism and improve weight and fat loss. Read more
Tame your inner dragon with this healthy summer take on salad and create your own dragon bowl. Try this wholesome spin on a healthful meal that you and your guests can create in a cinch! A dragon bowl is a tasty, all-in-one-meal packed with healthy, diverse, colorful foods, both cooked and raw. A generous drizzle of your favorite Asian inspired dressing tops off this wonderful meal. These super bowls, or Buddha bowls can include flavors such as ginger, soy, garlic, Sriracha, tamari, tahini, nutritive yeast and/or wasabi.
It’s that time of year when you load up the family and drive off toward adventure. It’s easy when sitting in a car for long periods to justify continually snacking on foods you normally try not to make a habit of munching on, but those seemingly innocent snacks can stack up to a lot of weight gain, bloating and discomfort. Pack these dietitian approved healthy snacks and if you have are going to stop to eat a meal, pick a restaurant that offers healthy meal options.
It’s that time of year when you load up the car and drive off toward adventure. It’s easy when sitting in a car for long periods to justify continually snacking on foods you normally try not to make a habit of munching on, but those seemingly innocent snacks can stack up to a lot of weight gain, bloating and discomfort.
To avoid the traveling weight gain, follow these 6 dietitian approved tips: Read more
High blood pressure usually has no symptoms, but it can cause serious problems such as stroke, heart failure, heart attack and kidney failure. What is #bloodpressure? It is the force of your blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Read more
Did you know that 86 million people in the United States have pre-diabetes? At NOAH, we make sure our patients receive the necessary screening and resources to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Our medical team and Registered Dietitian meet with our patients to review meal plan options and healthy alternatives to improve their lifestyle. Give us a call at 480-882-4545. Read more
Cancer is a scary word. Too often, people are swindled into taking handfuls of supplements and other snake oil strategies in an attempt to ward off cancer, when the “cures” often do nothing but drain your bank account and may even be harmful. Although evidence between certain foods and cancer are still up for debate, there are five cancer prevention guidelines based on research from the World Cancer Report that you should consider to reduce your cancer risk.