Weight Management

All diets rich in vegetables are not created equal. Sure, you can make the commitment to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, but a plant-based diet can be as simple as having a meatless meal once or twice a week according to Atlantic Health System nutritionists. If that still seems daunting, try preparing dishes with a smaller piece of beef or pork and larger portions of leafy greens. Experiment with different methods of cooking, such as grilling or roasting, to enhance texture and unlock flavors in fruits and vegetables you once thought unappealing. Read more and find a healthy quesadilla recipe >

Weight Management Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery Support Group
Adults who have had bariatric surgery or those thinking about having the procedure can receive mutual support and encouragement, as they adjust to the changes in their bodies.
First Tuesday of every month; 6:00 to 7:00pm
Newton Medical Center, Romano Conference and Education Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.


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