Temperatures are heating up, and our taste buds need cooling down. This past Saturday, Lauren Trocchio RD made four different smoothies for our tasting delight. Smoothies are versatile, tasty, and can be made into a quick snack or delicious meal. 

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January 9, 2019

Every week, Washington Center for Weight Management and Research offers a fantastic variety of health and weight-loss related groups and workshops. From dealing with emotional eating to cooking, to working out, we are here to help you make 2019 your healthiest and happ...

We are recruiting for 4 new clinical research studies of obesity medication this summer and continuing into the fall, beginning June 2018.  If you know friends or family members that might be interested in participating, please let them know.  Studies typically include...

An individual trying to healthily lose weight may find hunger increasing at a certain point during weight loss, at which point we may need to focus on certain tactics to help manage hunger. The body does not necessarily recognize weight loss as a positive thing (for ex...

March 20, 2018

I believe that the use of testimonials for weight loss puts the individual at a risk for increased feelings of shame and continues to perpetuate the idea that “weight loss is simple and easy”. Spreading this message to the public undermines the science that we are just...

March 19, 2018

Losing weight involves learning to care better for our bodies, minds and hearts.


Most individuals need 7-9 hours of sleep a day for optimal functioning. Those who sleep less than 5 hours are at greater risk for developing insulin resistance (where your body needs to secrete more insulin to keep your blood sugars normal)...

Weight loss and living a healthy lifestyle is a huge focus in our world today. Unlimited sources of information are available to us in just seconds from so called “experts” - have you ever wondered if the promised claims are a reality? Nutrition and weight loss informa...

February 2, 2016

I mean who wants to go out for a walk when it is 30 degrees and dark? And for that matter, who wants a salad?

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