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Fad Diets

Video by Julia Zumpano, RD, Registered Dietitian
Women's Cardiovascular Center
Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

What are the some of the best ways patients can lose weight and protect their hearts? Julia Zumpano, RD provides information about:

  • Fad Diets
  • High-protein, low-carbohydrate diet
  • Diet suggestions from the Women's Cardiovascular Center

For more information:

For individualized goal setting and nutrition counseling, including a thorough nutrition assessment utilizing your nutritional history, medical history, body mass index, risk factor evaluation, and labwork as needed, you have two options:

1) Face to face interaction in our Main Campus Preventive Cardiology & Rehabilitation clinic. Call 216.444.9353 to schedule an appointment.

2) In the comfort of your own home, via our new eNutrition Counseling - a web-based nutrition counseling program. Click on "My Consult" then click on "Nutrition Consultation."

A portion of this FAQ video is supported by the Alpha Phi 2005 Cardiac Care Award.


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