Nutritional Support Goup
If you've already had weight-loss surgery, this group is for you!
For the past 7 years, Nancy Murphy, MS, RD, CDE, CD-N, has led this post-operative group to provide bariatric patients with reliable, accurate and understandable information about their dietary needs and lifestyle challenges so that long-term success will be the anticipated outcome.
Registration is necessary for this group. Please call Nancy at 203-256-0048 or email her at FCLifeStyle@optonline.net
Nancy has been a Registered Dietitian for over 20 years, a Certified Diabetes Educator for 10 years and is a Bariatric expert in nutrition.
All topics will be relevant to our entire bariatric population and will include:
:: caloric needs
:: dietary/macronutrient requirements
:: food preparation
:: portion sizes
:: meal structure
:: fluid intake
:: relapse prevention and behavior modification.
The Lifestyle goals discussed and reinforced are:
:: Healthy vs. Rapid/Excessive Weight Loss
:: Adequate Daily Protein and Supplementation
:: Adaptation of a Healthy Relationship with Food vs. Pre-op “chronic dieting” Mentality
:: Structured Exercise as a Critical Component of Long-Term Weight Management.
Everyone will leave having learned at least one new helpful tip to bring long-term success one step closer!