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Patricia Jurek, RD, MBA

Contributor since February 23, 2016 23 Posts
Patricia Jurek, RD, MBA

Patricia Jurek, RD, MBA, is the manager for Henry Ford Macomb Hospital’s Center for Weight Management. Passionate about preventative disease management, Pat became a registered dietitian to help people live long, healthy lives. When Pat isn’t busy helping patients at Henry Ford, she's teaching others as an Adjunct Teacher at Baker College while making sure to make time for her family and friends.

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6 Strategies For Losing Weight When You Have A Busy Schedule

: If you have a hectic schedule, finding time to eat well and exercise can be a challenge. These 6 strategies can help.

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What's The Healthiest Yogurt For You? A Go-To-Guide

: Whether you choose to go Greek or vegan, there are plenty of health perks to eating yogurt.

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Does Your BMI Really Matter To Your Overall Health?

: A high BMI is linked with increased disease risk, but it may not provide a clear picture of your individual risk.

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Daily Weight Change Explained: 5 Factors That Can Affect Your Weight

: Wondering why your weight changes so much day to day? Or even on the same day? Here are a few key reasons for normal weight fluctuations.

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Antioxidants: What's All The Hype About?

: One wellness trend that has the science to back it up? Antioxidants. Here's why you should load up your plate with these nutritious foods. 

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Diets To Try (And Ones To Avoid) In 2020

: A Henry Ford registered dietitian explains what a diet is and why it's important to reframe your perspective when choosing a dietary approach for the ...

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Mindful Eating Vs. Dieting

: A Henry Ford dietitian explains the difference between mindful eating and dieting and helps you learn to enjoy your meals.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Healthy Cooking Methods

: A Henry Ford dietitian explains food prep do’s and don’ts for healthy cooking methods and reducing the toxicity of your foods.

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7 Tips To Avoid Accidental Overeating

: A Henry Ford expert explains why accidentally overeating is commonplace and offers tips for eating more mindfully.

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