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Nursing Facility Caregivers: Ready for a New, Trimmer You?

Posted on 23. Mar, 2010 by .

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At work, try these 2 simple strategies in lieu of counting calories.

Between the stress of making sure patients always get the care they need — and the boxes of doughnuts and candy that grateful families bring to the unit — caregivers can all too easily consume too much food.

In fact, many people become overweight by adding a few pounds a year until a decade down the road, they have a disheartening amount of pounds to lose. Yet people who lose weight should do so slowly, says Sarah-Jane Bedwell, RD, LDN, a nutritional specialist in Nashville, Tenn.

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