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Nov 04, 2016
Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

This plant-based treat is loaded with healthy goodness. Chia seeds are tiny powerhouses packed full of antioxidants, calcium, and omega-3 as well as a good source of protein.

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Jun 16, 2016
5 C’s for Success

Hooray for Ms. Hawaii! Our own Flecha Tovar recently won the title of Ms. Hawaii. I am very excited for her and gratified that the Altschuler Center played even a small part in her winning.

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May 29, 2016
Maintaining Weight Loss: Lessons from “The Biggest Loser” study

Maintaining weight loss can be challenging but with the right attitude, commitment and willingness to discover what works for you it is possible and rewarding. Dr. Kevin D. Hall, lead author of the study and…

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Apr 05, 2016
Frittata with Smoked Salmon and Asparagus Recipe

This protein-rich recipe makes a perfect breakfast to kick start your day. The smoked salmon offers a healthy dose of Omega-3s, and the asparagus is an excellent source of vitamin K, E, C, and B.

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Feb 05, 2016
Grilled Chicken with Ginger Recipe

Infused with flavor, this chicken dish is full of ingredients to support healthy digestion. Ginger is part of the plant family that included turmeric and cardomom.

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Jan 29, 2016
Super Bowl 50’s Official Dip – Hummus: 4x the Calories of Salsa

We all love to dip. A lot of times, but all that dipping adds up to quite a few extra calories, mostly fat. And when you think that what you’re dipping is healthy, it’s easy to mindlessly dip, especially while…

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Jan 29, 2016
The Forces of Evil

We get up in the morning and we’re ready for action. We’re gung ho. We’re enthusiastic. We imagine the day. But then it seems like maybe we got busy or maybe we didn’t get a chance to eat what we planned…

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Dec 29, 2015
The Holidays: From Surviving to Thriving

Another year, another holiday season. Could any time of the year be more challenging than the holidays. We enter the season with great expectations, but also with a sense of dread. How will I handle it all?

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Dec 29, 2015
Power and Joy

I want to talk a bit about what I call “the split,” the sense that we anticipate the holidays with excitement but also a little bit of dread, that there are foods that we love but we don’t really want to have too much of them.

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May 21, 2015
Weight Loss Success: Dr. Gail

So many of my patients have been kind enough to write a testimonial for The Altschuler Center. I can’t help but be excited when a person transforms their life and realizes a fundamental change in their outlook and actions.

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