Ask A Nutritionist: What’s a Reasonable Weight loss Goal?

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Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Setting a lofty New Year’s Resolution? Think again! Have you started off the new year by setting a New Year’s …

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How You Did It: One Staff Member’s Weight Loss Journey

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Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic regularly treats patients who experience hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes, high blood pressure and other chronic diseases associated with excess weight. Despite the recommendation to lose weight for disease management and better health outcomes, the process of adapting to a new lifestyle and diet can be challenging for adults. Losing weight …

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I [Heart] Recipes: Chocolate Pudding Cake

Categories: Blog, I [heart] Recipes
The holiday season is infamously sweet – but you don’t have to deprive that sweet tooth. This simple, make-ahead dessert feels decadent enough to deck the halls but kind enough to leave your arteries well alone. Sugar free, fat free pudding mix is the secret star – and if you’re gluten free, simply substitute your …

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