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5 Tips on How to Read the Nutrition Facts Label

Reading the nutrition facts label is about so much more than seeing how many calories are in your food. But what really matters—and what things should you look for when picking out your meals and snacks? Well, this is a loaded question and there is a ton of information to dissect. But have no fear, […]

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Talking to Your Doctor: Our Top Tips

Communication is the cornerstone of any successful relationship—and the same goes for your relationship with your doctor. Talking to your doctor openly and honestly, after all, is the key to feeling comfortable, confident, and clear headed as you take control of your wellness journey. Today, we’re breaking down everything you need to know about talking […]

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CF(Rehydrate) at Central Market Locations Across Texas

Since the beginning, CF Nutrition has been a physician-founded, conscious clinical nutrition brand. The primary goal of CF Nutrition has always been to help more people, patients, and parents quickly access the game-changing benefits of clean clinical nutrition. Today, then, we’re so excited to announce we’re officially rolling out CF(Rehydrate)® Immunity+ in 10 Central Market locations across […]

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The Kids are Back in School: Using Immunity Drinks to Keep Your Family Healthy & Nourished

The school bell has officially rung and eager-to-interact kids everywhere are returning to classrooms across the nation. But with the global pandemic persisting and children under the age of 12 unauthorized to receive COVID-19 vaccinations as of this writing—along with the start of the regular cold-and-flu season looming—the idea of keeping your family healthy, nourished, […]

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A Registered Dietitian’s Tips for Staying Committed to Your Health Goals

We are a month or so into 2021, and if you set New Year’s  Resolutions, it might be getting a little more difficult to stay motivated and stick to your health goals. Or, perhaps the stress of 2020 spilled into the new year and you didn’t find the time to set any 2021 resolutions. Either […]

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Preoperative Carbohydrate Drink for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

When it comes to enhanced recovery after surgery, one of the major pillars of any ERAS is a clear, complex carb rich preop beverage that nourishes and hydrates patients in the immediate preop. Carbohydrate loading patients with a preoperative carbohydrate drink like ClearFast reduces the chance postop insulin resistance, thereby improving recovery and shortening length […]

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ERAS® Pre Surgery Drink Reducing Length of Stay

San Diego—Implementation of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols for pancreatic surgery decreased hospital length of stay (LOS), a study concluded, which ultimately improves quality of care, accelerates recovery, improves outcomes and optimizes utilization of health care resources. “Enhanced recovery clinical pathways are really a paradigm shift that serve to evaluate our traditional practices and […]

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Benefits of Reducing Pre Surgery Fasting

ClearFast applauds Doctor De Jonghe and his co-investigators on their recently published manuscript entitled “Reducing pre-operative fasting while preserving operating room scheduling flexibility: feasibility and impact on patient discomfort”, Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 2016. This study is a novel effort to reconcile some of the now well-recognized benefits of pre-operative oral carbohydrate loading (with ample complex […]

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Pre Surgery Carb Loading

Pre-Operative Oral Carbohydrate Loading is Safe and Improves Patient Satisfaction With Elective Ambulatory Surgery and Anesthesia: It’s Time for Change Ahmed S Suliman, MD, Jeannette T Crenshaw, RN, Arthur J  Mischke, MD,  Richard E  Gilder,  MS, RN, StevenR Cohen, MD. Abstract Background & Objective: Most plastic surgeries are performed on an ambulatory basis.  While patient […]

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Research: Pre Surgery Drink Can Reduce Insulin Sensitivity Post-Op

Preoperative oral carbohydrate administration reduces postoperative insulin resistance. Nygren J, Soop M, Thorell A, Efendic S, Nair KS, Ljungqvist O. Department of Surgery, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.   Abstract Infusions of carbohydrates before surgery reduce postoperative insulin resistance. We investigated the effects of a carbohydrate drink, given shortly before surgery, on postoperative metabolism.   METHOD: Insulin sensitivity, glucose turnover ([6,6, […]

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