September 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month: How to Not Fall Back On Old Habits: With the Autumn season quickly approaching and the holidays around the corner before you know it, you might approach challenges in your weight loss journey that can lead you to fall back on old habits like more dinner parties, social gatherings or not having enough time in your schedule. Join us as we discuss
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Navigating the Restaurant World: New Jersey Bariatric Center Nutrition Webinar Series

Navigating the Restaurant World How do I know the healthiest meal to eat when I’m dining out? What should I be avoiding? Learning the ins and out of the restaurant world can be a challenge but we have the tips you need you make the most out of your next dining experience. Join New Jersey Bariatric Center dietitian Meagan Butler as she teaches all you need to know about navigating the restaurant world and examples of healthy options from Italian to Mexican cuisine and everything in between. WHEN: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at 6:30 pm WHERE: Online – Register at https://njbc.webinato.com/webcasts About
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NJBC Summertime Recipes: Dana’s Stuffed Bell Peppers

This week in our summertime recipe review, we’re taking a look at how to prepare a fresh and delicious meal for your family that doesn’t take up too much of time like dietitian Dana Babeu’s Turkey Stuffed Bell Peppers from Genius Kitchen. With ground turkey as the lean protein, this recipe is low in carbohydrates making it a great choice for any bariatric diet. Ready in about 40 minutes, you’ll have a hearty meal that incorporates all the important food groups. Serve with a side of spiralized veggies for even more of a healthy boost to your dish. Ingredients 4
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NJBC Summertime Recipes: Kelly’s Summer Style Chicken

This week in our summertime recipe review, we’re sharing with you dietitian Kelly Beneduce’s spin on making chicken more in tune with the warm summer weather. This summer-style chicken dish is easy to make and takes advantage of all the delicious vegetables that are currently in season. This chicken dish is loaded with zucchini, squash and tomatoes, all vegetables that are in season in the summer. This recipe gives you a chance to explore the produce items available at your local farmer’s market and take advantage of incorporating fresh vegetables into your meals rather than frozen, pre-processed items.  For some
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July 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month: Eating Healthy for the Summer: Looking for fun and healthy new recipes to try? Join us this month as we provide a bunch of bariatric-friendly recipes perfect for bbqs, parties, or just a home cooked meal with family. Feel free to bring your own ideas! Springfield: Tuesday, July 17 @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield Moderator: Meagan
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Healthy or Not? Your Favorite Summertime Dish

  Do you have a delicious summertime recipe to share that’s bariatric-friendly? If so, we want to hear from you! Starting July 8th, each week our registered dietitians will review a recipe submitted to determine if it’s “Healthy or Not?”   They’ll take a look at the nutritional content, and offer suggestions, if needed, so it fits into a bariatric-friendly diet. Every Friday, we will share a nutritionist reviewed recipe on Facebook, Twitter and our blog for everyone to try.   Send us your go-to summertime favorite recipe.  This is your chance to show off your skills in the kitchen and
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June 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month: Physical vs. Emotional Hunger: Are you physically hungry or is your hunger being driven by emotion?  What can we do instead of reaching for food?    Join us this month as we take a closer look at what is driving you to eat and ways to avoid giving in to emotional eating. Springfield: Tuesday, June 19 @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193
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How to Read a Food Label: New Jersey Bariatric Center Nutrition Webinar Series

Webinar: How to Read a Food Label Join us for our first online education seminar led by registered dietitian Meagan Butler. Each seminar in this series will give you tips and advice to help you lead a healthy and nutritious lifestyle. What does added sugar mean? How do I know if I’m getting the proper nutrients for a bariatric diet? We all know reading food labels can be challenging so let us help you through it. Join New Jersey Bariatric Center dietitian Meagan Butler as she teaches you all you need to know about reading nutrition labels. During this webinar
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May 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month: Guide to Making the Most Out of Weight Loss Surgery: We are pleased to have psychologist James Glynn join us this month to discuss his tips and guide to making the most out of weight loss surgery. When/Where Springfield: Tuesday, May 15 @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield Moderator: Meagan Butler, RD  Somerville: Tuesday, May 22 @ 6:30pm
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New Jersey Bariatric Center® Supports Addition Of Gastric Balloon To List Of Approved Bariatric Procedures

Obalon and ReShape weight loss balloons offer safe alternative for people suffering from obesity who do not qualify for surgical procedures SPRINGFIELD, N.J., April 17, 2018 — Weight loss surgery experts at New Jersey Bariatric Center® have expressed support for the addition of the intragastric balloon to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) list of approved procedures for weight loss, saying that weight loss balloons (known by the brand names Obalon, ReShape and ORBERA®) offer a safe and effective treatment option for people who are obese but who do not qualify for bariatric surgery procedures, such as the gastric sleeve. “Prior
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