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Nutrition Counseling

Jennifer Hobbs, M.S., R.D.
Nutrition Consultant/Registered Dietician

Did you know that dietary factors are associated with 4 of the 10 leading causes of death? Following appropriate nutritional guidelines can help thwart obesity, coronary heart disease, some types of cancer, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. However, people usually become attentive to nutritional advice only after the onset of disease or illness. Nutrition is an integral part of health and its impact on wellness is indisputable. Meet one-on-one with our Registered Dietitian for individual counseling to discuss how nutrition can be a part of your healthy lifestyle!

Trying to lose weight?
There is strong evidence that weight loss in overweight individuals reduces risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, reduces blood pressure and improves cholesterol. Learn how you can make changes in your diet to improve your overall health, curb hunger, and lose weight!

Improve quality of life with heart healthy eating!
High cholesterol increases your risk of getting heart disease. Cholesterol can build up on the walls of your arteries causing plaque that can lead to narrowing of the arteries, ultimately leading to angina or a heart attack. Eating heart healthy foods can help prevent heart disease and stroke.

Good fats/bad fats/trans fats?!
Not all fats are bad for you. Find out what foods you can both avoid and consume to lower your "bad cholesterol" and raise your "good cholesterol."

Reducing Blood Pressure
Nearly one in three American adults has high blood pressure. Once high blood pressure develops, it usually lasts a lifetime. Untreated high blood pressure can cause heart attack, stroke, or kidney failure. Learn the two things you can do to help reduce your risk of high blood pressure!

Diabetes
There are 20.8 million people in the United States who have diabetes. This disease is marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production and/or insulin action. Discover how the food you eat changes your blood glucose level and how to monitor this effectively.

Confused about fad diets?
There are numerous fad diet books and products on the market... most advocating low carbohydrate intake. Weight loss may occur but it's not because of the carbohydrates! Find out why these diets can be dangerous.

Call and leave a message with our front office staff at 209/722-1030 and Jennifer will return your call for information or to schedule a consultation.


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