Weight Management

Let the “food for thought” mantra guide your eating habits in the new year. Nutrition experts suggest that while some diets can prevent certain diseases, others may boost brain power. Try to look for foods that have vitamin K (green, leafy vegetables), are rich in omega-3 fatty acids (fish and walnuts) or contain flavonoids (strawberries and blueberries). In addition to helping with memory and cognitive abilities, many of these foods are good for the heart and blood vessels. Learn more about Atlantic Health System’s nutrition services >

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.

Atlantic Health Weight & Wellness Center Classes and Support Groups
The following are held at 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ. To register, please call 1-800-247-9580.
Multidisciplinary Medical and Surgical Approaches to Weight Loss
This class provides an overview of available weight loss treatment options.
Third Monday of every month; 6:00 to 7:00pm
Please call for specific location.
Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups
Share strategies that have worked for you and learn from others who have had bariatric surgery. 
First Monday of every month
6:00 to 7:00pm
Bouras Auditorium
Presenter: Muhammad Feteiha, MD
First and third Tuesday of every month
6:00 to 7:00pm
193 Morris Avenue, 2nd Floor, Springfield, NJ
Presenter: Ajay Goyal, MD
Third Monday of every month
12:45 to 1:45pm
Medical Arts Center (MAC) I, Suite 206
OPTIFAST Support Group
This group is open to patients currently enrolled in our OPTIFAST program.
Every Wednesday; 5:30 to 6:00pm
Medical Arts Center (MAC I)
33 Overlook Road, Summit, NJ
To register, please call 908-522-5794.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees > or call 908-598-7997.

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