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8 Tips for Eating Better when Eating Out

With so little time and so many quick and tasty options at sit-down and fast-food restaurants, it can be hard to stick to a healthy diet. On average, Americans eat 50% more calories, fat and salt when eating out versus eating at home. This can lead to weight gain, which has a significant effect on joint health. Learn 8 tips for eating better when eating out from NEBH Dietitian Bethany Volino, MS, RD, LDN.

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The Truth About Fad Diets

Maintaining a healthy weight and providing your body with the vitamins and nutrients it needs are essential to joint health. Furthermore, when preparing for surgery it is important that you are well-nourished and not nutritionally deficient so you get the best possible outcome and surgical recovery. Many popular fad diets threaten this healthy balanced diet. NEBH Dietitian Kristen Vicidomino, MS, RD, LDN guides you through why fad diets should be avoided. 

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Safe Shoveling-Tips to Avoid Injury

Every winter, after snowstorms, people develop back pain as a result of shoveling, sweeping, clearing snow, breaking up ice or cleaning off the car. There is no way around the strain of shoveling heavy snow, so here are some key tips for avoiding injury while shoveling from Dr. Carol Hartigan, Medical Director of the NEBH Spine Center and Spine Rehabilitation Program.

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Don’t Focus on Losing Weight, Resolve to get Healthy

Many people start the New Year off with the desire to lose weight. Often times, resolutions fail as people set unrealistic goals. This year, rather than focusing on one thing such as weight loss, try focusing on your overall health. When focusing on your overall health as a long term solution, your weight will come down.

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