Weight Management

All diets rich in vegetables are not created equal. Sure, you can make the commitment to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, but a plant-based diet can be as simple as having a meatless meal once or twice a week according to Atlantic Health System nutritionists. If that still seems daunting, try preparing dishes with a smaller piece of beef or pork and larger portions of leafy greens. Experiment with different methods of cooking, such as grilling or roasting, to enhance texture and unlock flavors in fruits and vegetables you once thought unappealing. Read more and find a healthy quesadilla recipe >



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. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

New Vitality: Fresh from the Garden – Summer Produce
Take a guided tour of a grocery store with a registered dietitian, who will explain which produce is in season for the summer and inspiring ways to prepare it.
Thursday, August 15; 10:00 to 11:00am
ShopRite of Union, 2401D US Highway, 22 West, Union, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-844-472-8499.

 
Weight Loss Information Seminars
Learn about available weight loss treatment options. 
First Monday of every month, 7:00 to 8:00pm
(No meeting in August)
Overlook Medical Center, Bouras Auditorium
To register, please call 973-232-2300.

Second Tuesday of every month, 6:30 to 7:30pm
Overlook Medical Center, Bouras Auditorium
To register, please call 1-908-312-2618.
 
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
To register, please call 1-877-664-9682. 
 
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
(No meeting in August)
Overlook Medical Center, Bouras Auditorium
To register, please call 973-232-2300.
 
Third Tuesday of every month, 6:00 to 7:00pm
193 Morris Avenue, 2nd Floor, Springfield, NJ
To register, please call 908-842-0196.
 
Third Monday of every month, 12:45 to 1:45pm
Medical Arts Center (MAC) I, Suite 206
33 Overlook Road, Summit, NJ
To register, please call 908-522-5794.
 
Chambers Center by PALM Health
Our state-of-the-art, personalized medicine clinic and wellness club offers a comprehensive range of medical, preventive care, mental health, fitness, nutrition, spa and therapeutic services designed to improve overall well-being. Learn more >


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