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Avoid These Three Foods to Prevent Summer Weight Gain

Avoid These 3 Foods To Prevent Summer Weight Gain Summer is a great time to relax by the pool, unwind at the beach, and enjoy cookouts with friends and family. However, if you're not careful, all of those vacation days and summer indulgences can lead to unwanted...

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Eating More Whole Foods May Be the Key to Weight Loss

The great diet debate for weight loss now has a new contender on the field! The newest research shows that when it comes to weight loss, it may be how processed your food is  that really matters. When it comes to weight loss, whole foods beat out processed foods by a...

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Making Sense of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects about 15% of the world’s population or 1 in 7 people worldwide.  IBS is one of the most common GI conditions seen by gastroenterologists.  Although IBS does not typically cause intestinal damage,...

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5 Ways to Eat Healthy Without Dieting

 March is National Nutrition Month®.National Nutrition Month® is a great time to start working on healthy eating habits, especially if your New Year’s resolutions are a distance memory.  Many people associate healthy eating with restrictive diets,...

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Diet Tips to Lower Your Risk of Colon Cancer

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide and is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women in the United States.  While no cancer is 100% preventable,...

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Heart Healthy Foods To Eat Every Day

The American Heart Association recommends a diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, nuts, seeds, whole grains, non-tropical oils, low fat dairy and lean proteins such as skinless chicken and fish for lowering the risk of heart disease. ...

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The Low-FODMAP Diet, Explained

Diet and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). One of the leading ways to address and manage IBS – and the thing I stress to my patients – is diet.This should come as no surprise. More and more, research shows that a balanced, diverse, mostly plant-based diet is the health...

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Enjoy the Holidays Without Gaining Weight

Don't let holiday weight gain get the best of you! People who are trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight often find the holidays a difficult time of year. During the holidays we are surrounded by some of our favorite foods and tend to have more...

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Portion Distortion

"Portion Distortion" is a real problem these days, and it is one of the reasons Americans have been gaining so much weight over the years. In today's food environment extra large servings of food have become the norm. We have all gotten used to eating...

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Germantown, MD 20876

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Frederick, MD 21702

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