Author Archives: Healthy Steps

Healthy Fajita Recipe – a la chef Dr. Robert Woodbury

If you can’t find Dr. Woodbury in the office at Healthy Steps Therapeutic Lifestyle Center or the Bariatric Clinic, he may be tending to his gourmet garden. No mater what the season or climate, it is always exploding with seasonal fruits and vegetables. … Continue reading

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The Whole Chicken Story – Dr. Robert Woodbury + Video

Dr. Robert Woodbury’s latest video reviews an article titled, “The Whole Chicken Story” published by America’s Test Kitchen. Purchasing a chicken to cook is no easy task. Given the myriad of brands and confusing labels, choosing the right bird has become … Continue reading

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Metagenics vs. Conventional Suppliments

Why does Healthy Steps Bariatric and Metabolic Center encourage Metagenics supplements rather than other conventional products on the market? Healthy Steps has chosen to recommend Metagenics for the quality and research that goes into their supplements and medical foods.  They … Continue reading

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Calories In & Out – with Dr. Robert Woodbury

  Calories are not meant to be confused with obsession…   …rather to be counted, in a healthy fashion. It is important that we remain “calorie conscience”: awareness of your body’s proper caloric needs.   Calories are a unit of … Continue reading

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Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load – Dr. Robert Woodbury

  Your body converts certain foods (ie. carbohydrates) into sugar that get into your blood stream. Foods that produce high levels of blood sugar are high glycemic foods. When you eat these foods, your body produces more insulin. When your … Continue reading

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Probiotics – with Dr. Robert Woodbury

Dr. Robert Woodbury‘s wants to share with you one of the most spectacular articles, “Probiotics Help Gastric-Bypass Patients Lose Weight More Quickly“. “New research from the Stanford University School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital & Clinics suggests that the use of a dietary supplement … Continue reading

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Is Obesity Linked with your Genetic Predisposition – a word from Dr. Woodbury

  Dr. Woodbury is commonly asked: “How important are genetics to the result of bariatric surgery?” “Is obesity linked with your genetic predisposition?” Take the time to watch DR. WOODBURY’s latest VIDEO as he answers these questions regarding the latest … Continue reading

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Modified Mediterranean Eating + Video

  Dr. Robert Woodbury, Medical Director of Healthy Steps Bariatric and Metabolic Center, recommends the Healthy Eating Pyramid. This pyramid was developed by Harvard University and designed to teach a modified Mediterranean Diet. See Dr. Woodbury’s latest video on the … Continue reading

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New and Noteworthy Nutrition and Health Apps

Set personal health goals and attain your desired lifestlye. To sucessfully do so, there are some helpful new Apps on the market to help keep you on track –and they are FREE! Healthy Steps‘ Nutritionist recommended their new found favorite … Continue reading

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Medical Food’s Effect on Alzheimer’s Disease- a review by Dr. Robert Woodbury

Dr. Robert Woodbury stated, “I was looking into more research on medical food* in nutrition and came across this fantastic article in Medscape. Dr. Philip Scheltens (Professor of Cognitive Neurology) was presenting the results of a 24 week study using medical … Continue reading

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