March 2019 marks the Central Ohio Nutrition Center’s 40th anniversary. We began our journey in 1979 and have grown to offer our services at four offices city-wide. Forty years later, the obesity epidemic continues, and our on-going mission is to help those who struggle with obesity and the medical conditions associated with it. Have we made progress? We believe so. Although obesity continues to be a huge problem in this country, the science behind weight gain, treatment options, and the importance of patient follow-up are now so much better understood than they were 40 years ago. We still have a [...]
In a typical Thanksgiving meal, Americans will consume more than 1600 calories! Here is an example of a “typical” meal: Turkey (6 oz) 340 calories Ham (6 oz) 300 calories Gravy ½ cup 150 calories Pumpkin Pie – 1 piece 180 calories Cranberry sauce – ½ cup 190 calories Rolls – 1 roll 155 calories Mashed potatoes – ½ cup 150 calories Stuffing ½ cup 180 calories Green Bean casserole – ½ cup 150 calories The values calculated represent the portion size listed. Most Americans consume greater than these portion sizes. No matter what diet you are following, the important [...]
This month marks CONCI’S 38th anniversary as central Ohio’s leading expert in weight management. Countless patients over all these years have felt fortunate to have such a unique clinic available to them. How is the Central Ohio Nutrition Center different? The Central Ohio Nutrition Center is a specialty practice that offers a comprehensive program consisting of medical monitoring during weight loss, nutrition education, behavior modification, and exercise advice.
On March 1, Nestle Health Science, owner of the OTIFAST brand, released the greatest overhaul in OPTIFAST products in over a decade. The nutrient changes made were based on research findings as well as consumer demand. These changes should further improve metabolic problems especially in regard to blood sugar control. Any change in the taste of the products is minimal. The new and improved OPTIFAST 800 products are now available. Check out what is new!