Weight Management

The farmer’s market is your ticket to healthy eating this summer. According to Atlantic Health System dietitians, the time between when a fruit or vegetable is harvested and when you actually eat it impacts the content of its vitamins and minerals. For this reason, locally-grown produce that you can obtain at or right before prime ripeness offer greater nutritional value than imported foods. As an added bonus for families, farmer’s markets expose kids to healthier snack options and teach them about the growing and harvesting process.
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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.


Weight Management Articles
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To some people, keeping a food diary might seem old hat or just another busy-work task on your diet to-do list. But when done correctly (and diligently), it's a very effective tool for losing weight and keeping it off.

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Fast food and processed foods trigger deep-seated instincts in the human brain that likely promote overeating, a new study suggests.

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It's no secret that Americans need to move more. Yet our jobs often require us to sit for eight to 10 hours a day -- at home, the office or behind the wheel -- often getting up only for lunch and trips to the bathroom.

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Obese people are at increased risk for the heart rhythm disorder atrial fibrillation, which can cause complications such as heart failure and stroke.

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