Jessica Planer, registered dietitian in Upstate’s Bariatric Surgery Program, is joined by licensed clinical social worker Jessica Charbonneau to discuss why some people re-gain weight after weight loss surgery, and strategies that everyone can benefit from. For more information about the program, call 315 492-5036. Local Support Groups
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Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, explains why cranberries are at the top of the list of ‘super foods’, including their high nutrient and antioxidant content, and contain only 25 calories per cup!
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Upstate University Hospital dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, reminds us that Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends and doesn’t have to be a time for stressing over weight gain! She shares tips and strategies to help navigate the food-centered holiday.
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Upstate University Hospital registered dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, tells us the bottom line on salt — how much do we need, can we have much or too little, and what can we do about it? What’s In The Foods You Eat Search Tool, from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Research Service.
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Upstate developmental pediatrician Nienke Dosa, MD, MPH, talks about the main issues that remain regarding children with disabilities in terms of access to physical education and sports activities. She is joined by Peyton Sefick, a Syracuse University graduate assistant and power wheelchair soccer player who has been highly active in promoting adaptive sports. They are both involved in the Fitness Inclusion Network (Fit-IN), a collaborative initiative launched in 2013 with support from the Upstate Foundation/Golisano Children’s Hospital, SUNY Cortland Department of Physical Education, and the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University. Dosa is a senior fellow at Syracuse University’s Burton Blatt Institute and the first professor of Child Health Policy at Upstate. Sefick was selected to play on Team USA, which won the 2012 FIPFA World Cup, and is the team captain for CNY United, which won the 2012 Champions Cup.
Exercise physiologist Carol Sames, PhD discusses recent research that identifies numerous previously unknown ways in which regular exercise reduces the risk of heart disease and cancer, helps control diabetes and boosts brainpower. Sames is the Director of Upstate’s Vitality! program, which was conceived as a natural extension of the programs and activities offered through the traditional health care system. For more information or to enroll in the Vitality! program, call (315) 464-9992. Read the story: Researchers Explain Why Exercise Works Magic, The Scientific American.
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Upstate University Hospital registered dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, our ‘Healthy Eats’ expert, helps us harness the inevitable “snack attacks” that tend to wreak havoc on a healthy diet with some great suggestions. Eatright.org
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