January 2024

Your NYBG Nutrition Team helps you welcome in 2024 with some basic principles that are sure to help you reach your goals.

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November 2023

Fluid intake guidelines for bariatric patients: Tips for Staying Hydrated and Avoiding Complications

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September 2023

Meal Planning for Bariatric Patients: Tips for Balanced and Varied Diets

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July 2023

Navigating a BBQ successfully. Tips for enjoying summer celebrations while staying on track with your weight loss journey

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May 2023

NYBG Tips on a Summer Diet with the Right Mix of Color

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March 2023

Why Bariatric Surgery is More Than Losing Weight

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January 2023

Your NYBG Dietitians have compiled a “Hot or Not” list to help you. Here are our Top 5 favorite patient questions asked and if they are “Hot or Not” for the new year!

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October 2022

Enjoy Yourself Confidently as You Approach the Holiday Season

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September 2022

Feeling thrown from your routine? Here are some tips to get organized and ready for your weight loss journey.

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July 2022

How to change your mindset when it comes to food and your perception.

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May 2022

Spring is here and Summer is right around the corner. We hope you are just as excited as we are!

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March 2022

Encouragement for making informed food choices

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January 2022

What your NYBG Nutrition team wishes you this coming year...

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May 2021

National Salad Month: Salads are a wonderful go to lunch or dinner. It can be a quality food choice when it doesn’t include hidden calories and/or fats. Salads can be a great way to use up leftover vegetables and proteins.

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March 2021

National Nutrition Month: In honor of National Nutrition Month, the NYBG Dietitians want to celebrate all of our patients and readers and the progress you have all made on your weight loss journey. When you walk through the doors of our office you have already taken a step in the right direction.

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January 2021

January Nutrition Newsletter: We have survived a very tumultuous 2020. Usually at this time of year we are discussing New Year resolutions and making promises to ourselves that we fully intend to keep. This is a chance for new beginnings and to cherish a clean slate. This is all very promising, and we do encourage this mindset.

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November 2020

Fall brings us fall colors and wonderful new flavors to add to your foods. Consuming foods that are orange in color have amazing health benefits such as: regulating blood pressure, elevating your mood, maintaining blood sugars, and boosting your immunity.

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September 2020

During the past few months we have had the pleasure of meeting with many of you in person or over zoom calls and through the VHP portal and it has been so nice to hear about the changes in your lives and the progress made despite a very difficult time.

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May 2020

You’re invited to the kitchen with our very own Registered Dietitian team of Sharon George and Shara Lazar.

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March 2020

Tips for Making Healthy Choices when Dining Out: Have you planned your day of eating accordingly? If you know you will be eating out for one meal- plan lighter meals for the remaining meals that day. Hydrate extra in preparation for eating out.

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January 2020

Revive, Refresh, Renew, Relax, and Reboot in 2020! Here you go! A fresh start! A new year! 365 days to make your health goals a reality. We always start off with the best intentions and then life gets in our way. Too busy to be healthy? Think again. Make this year about finding the time for you. Refreshing means letting go of the past and tweaking your lifestyle to work in your favor.

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November 2019

Turkey and Football! Welcome to the eating, food frenzy season of the year! Now don’t get worried or stressed because that will not get you through this. Just like the “big game” you need a plan! You need to prepare every day and have your own game plan that will work for you. This article will help you learn the real “Rules of Pre-gaming”.

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September 2019

Meet Our New Surgeon Dr. Edward Cussatti: Dr. Cussatti is a board certified general and bariatric surgeon who completed his general surgery training at The Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT. He then went on to complete his specialty training in minimally invasive surgery at the University of Pennsylvania.

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July 2019

What To Do When Seasons Change but Weight Loss Goals Remain the Same. This is the time of year we all daydream about during the cold winter months. The spring and summer are often filled graduation parties, celebrations, picnics and beach days. While fun in the sun is always a good time, many people get overwhelmed with all the social commitments and how this will affect their weight loss goals.

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May 2019

Spring Cleaning and New Beginnings! Ever feel like you need a fresh start? A fresh look? A do over? Here is your chance! I love when the seasons change and we can restart or reboot ourselves. No better time than the spring to revitalize your lifestyle! A time for new beginnings and make the most out of the spring energy that is all around us. This article will give you some ideas on how to get started!

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February 2019

Have a sweet Valentine's Day! There are many ways to enjoy the sweeter side of life and still maintain your healthy regimen and meal planning. There is much controversy over non-nutritive Sweeteners. See the true facts below and the safety levels of these products will surprise you!

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October 2015

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Roasted Artichoke Spinach Chicken - Fall Fitness Tips

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September 2015

First Gastric Balloon Procedure Successfully Performed - Baked Rosemary Chicken - Fall Fitness Ideas

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August 2015

Gastric Balloon Is FDA Approved - Homemade Chicken Burgers with Avocado Mayo - Back to School Tips for Getting & Staying Active

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July 2015

Summer Exercising Tips - Cajun Chicken Stuffed With Pepper Jack Cheese and Spinach Recipe

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June 2015

Cooking Tips for Bariatric Patients - Keeping Proteins Moist - Quick & Easy Chicken Marsala Recipe

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May 2015

In this Issue: Happy Mother's Day - National Egg Month - NYBG also offers General Surgery - Join Us for a Healthy Cooking Class

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April 2015

In this Issue: - New Office Opening in Fishkill, NY - Spring Clean your Bad Eating Habits - Healthy Cooking Class - Recipe: Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

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