Category Archives: After Bariatric Surgery

Back On Track with Sharon McKenzie – MAY 2016

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Macronutrients 101

A macronutrient is something the body needs to consume in substantial quantities (as opposed to micronutrients, like vitamins and minerals, which are also essential but are needed in small quantities). There are four macronutrients: Water, plus the three energy (calorie) … Continue reading

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Benefits of Omega-3 Intake

You’ve probably heard that omega-3 fatty acids are healthy for you, but did you know most Americans don’t get enough? There are two important types of omega-3s: EPA & DHA. For healthy adults, the recommendation is to eat about 12 … Continue reading

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Back On Track Class – With Sharon McKenzie

We are taking sign-ups for the BACK ON TRACK CLASS starting JANUARY 2016 Call today: 707-546-7900

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Back On Track Class – January 2016

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Article: “Weight Loss Surgery Benefits for Gut Microbiome Last at Least a Decade”

  “Two types of bariatric surgeries, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and vertical banded gastroplasty, result in similar microbiome remodeling changes that are maintained a decade later in a group of women, a new study shows. Transfer of the microbiota from the … Continue reading

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Weight-loss surgery better than diet and exercise in treating type 2 diabetes, study finds – JAMA + Fox News

Fox News’ recent article stated that, “A growing body of evidence suggests that weight-loss surgery is more effective than diet and exercise at getting rid of Type 2 diabetes. A small but rigorous randomized trial published Wednesday in JAMA Surgery … Continue reading

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Fox News: “5 things about trans fats and the FDA’s proposed phase out”

Fox News just published an article called “5 things about trans fats and the FDA’s proposed phase out”. Obama’s administration is moving toward getting rid of trans fats in our nation entirely. “WORST KIND OF FAT: Scientists say there are … Continue reading

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Back on Track (May 2015) with Sharon McKenzie

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Tara Firma Farm Tour – sign up today!

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