December 15, 2017

Eating Smart for the Holidays

Eating Smart for the Holidays
Put your good health and wellbeing at the “top of your list” and follow these healthy holiday eating tips from Dr. Nitya Sharma, director of Westmed’s Weight Management Team, and Allison Holzer, RD, Westmed nutritionist,…
October 17, 2017

SMART Goal Setting with Westmed Dietician

SMART Goal Setting with Westmed Dietician
Do you Need Help with Goal Setting? Jennifer Schaeffer, Westmed Dietician, weighs in with some helpful advice. Sample this useful information for goal setting when it comes to fitness/nutrition, etc. Here’s how to make them…

Tipping the Scale for Success

Tipping the Scale for Success
We’re setting you up for success with your weight loss goals moving into the holiday season of 2017. Here are 7 Diet Resolutions from Dr. Nitya Sharma, director of Westmed's Comprehensive Weight Loss Center Create goals…
October 9, 2017

Get Your Plate in Shape with these Tips

Get Your Plate in Shape with these Tips
March is National Nutrition Month! This year's theme is "Get Your Plate in Shape," reminding everyone to be more mindful of the foods we eat. Each year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the…

The Basics of Food Safety

The Basics of Food Safety
Safe cookin’ is a necessary ingredient for good cookin’  When it comes to food safety, make sure you’ve got your facts straight, says the U.S. Food Safety Administration. Foodborne illnesses can be serious, resulting in chronic…

Take Control Over Cholesterol Today

Take Control Over Cholesterol Today
September is National Cholesterol Education Month Cholesterol, a type of fat in the blood, is not totally bad for the bad for the body. Some is needed for building hormones and nerve cells for good…
October 4, 2017

Mediterranean Diet: Good for You AND Your Skin

Mediterranean Diet: Good for You AND Your Skin
Contributions by Dr. Saryna Young, Westmed dermatologist A recent large scale study published in the New England Journal of Medicine was stopped early because the Mediterranean diet was so much better at reducing cardiovascular risk…