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Presurgery Nutrition

Sports Hydration for Athletes: How to Avoid Dehydration

Seeing as humans are roughly 60% water, no one is surprised to learn that maintaining healthy total body water (euhydration) is essential. For most people, achieving optimal hydration levels may only require a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, and 8-12 glasses of water daily. However, for high-level athletes or elite exercisers, establishing euhydration before, during, […]

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10 Health Foods that Aren’t Actually Healthy

From plant-based options to low-sugar alternatives, grocery-store shelves are stocked with packaged products that, at first glance, may seem like your best bet for cutting calories and nourishing naturally. But how healthy are some of our favorite so-called health foods? Today, we’re putting the “conscious” back in conscious eating and breaking down 10 imposters to […]

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What are Postbiotics?

By now, most people have heard of probiotics. Whether you take them in a pill or chow down on greek yogurt daily, chances are you have heard something about these gut health power players. You may have also read about prebiotics, which are the food source that keeps probiotics healthy and thriving. What you may […]

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What is Chia Seed Oil? Breaking Down the Superfood

What is chia seed oil, and why is it good for me? Chia seeds are small black or white seeds derived from the annual herbaceous plant, Salvia hispanica L. The oil from these seeds contains healthy omega-3 fatty acids, especially alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). These essential amino acids are associated with brain and heart health, as […]

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Presurgery Nutrition

Rehydration: CF(Rehydrate)® vs Pedialyte®

Whether you’re prepping your body for surgery, combating a nasty bout of the flu, recovering from a big race, or a big night out, there are several reasons to grab an electrolyte drink to combat dehydration. With an abundance of sports drinks, juices, and other electrolyte solutions just about everywhere, it can be difficult to […]

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Presurgery Nutrition Wellness + Medical Tips

Complete Liquid Diet Meal Plan

Whether you’re gearing up for a weight loss surgery or recovering from a dental procedure, odds are that at some point, you’ll be asked to follow a liquid diet meal plan. If the thought alone of consuming nothing but liquified foods makes you feel anxious (& hungry!), you’ve come to the right place. Today, we’re […]

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Preparing for Surgery Presurgery Nutrition

Improved Recovery From Surgery with CF(Preop)®

Our team of nutritionists get asked one question pretty darn frequently: “What’s the magical ingredient in ClearFast that helps you recover from surgery?” Patients and clinicians so often want to know what the one secret ingredient is in our formulation that makes for reduced length of hospital stay, decreased risk of infection, decreased risk of […]

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Healing Tips Preparing for Surgery Presurgery Nutrition Wellness + Medical Tips

Clearfast Clinical Nutrition for Surgery

We talk a lot about clinical nutrition here at ClearFast. So, today, we thought we’d break down everything you need to know about this all-important medical term—including what it is and the difference it can make in your health journey. Read on for all you need to know! What is clinical nutrition? Simply put, clinical […]

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Featured Posts Presurgery Nutrition

Preparing For Major Surgery with CF(Preop)®

When it comes to major surgeries, it’s natural to want to bury your head in the sand and avoid the thought of your upcoming procedure at all costs. After all, for so many years we’ve been led to believe that surgery is completely out of our control—so why waste time worrying about it?  But, the […]

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Presurgery Nutrition

What is a Presurgery Nutrition Plan & Why Does it Matter?

The key to recovering from surgery stronger—and getting back to life faster—often lies in the steps you take before your procedure. One major player in this regard? Your presurgery nutrition plan. Today, we’re talking all you need to know about presurgery nutrition plans: what they are, why they matter, and how they can help you […]