About the author

Patricia Jurek, RD, MBA

Contributor since February 23, 2016 19 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.

mindful eating healthy food
44598

Mindful Eating Vs. Dieting

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

hand reaching for mini muffin
10881

10 Ways To Cut Hidden Calories From Your Day

: Calories hide in unexpected places. An extra bite while cooking. Treats in the break room. Extra whipped cream on your iced mocha. Reduce your daily c...

cheat days
5145

Are Cheat Days A Good Or Bad Idea

: Many dieters like to allow themselves "cheat days" when they stray from their strict eating plan and indulge. But does this practice help or hurt prog...

diets 2020
4431

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 ...

pitcher of water
4119

Why You Should Drink More Water (And 5 Tips On How To Do It!)

: 40% of Americans drink less than half the water recommended daily but our bodies really need enough H20 for optimal health. Here are tips to stay hydr...

woman in a plank
3882

Hit A Weight-Loss Plateau? 8 Ways To Get Over It

: Diet long enough and you’re bound to hit a point where the scale gets stuck. A dietitian and weight management expert offers tips to get over a ...

man grilling
3128

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.

weight loss
2862

The Big Benefits Of Moderate Weight Loss

: Trouble reaching that goal weight? Studies show that even moderate weight loss makes a big impact on health, so take it slow and keep working toward i...

people eating pizza
2747

7 Tips To Avoid Accidental Overeating

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

Page 1 of 3 | Results 1 - 9 of 19