Welcome to the team!

I’m excited to let everyone know that we have hired a new dietitian.  Welcome Laura Fry, RD.   After meeting many great dietitians, we are confident that Laura will be a great addition to our team approach at  WTWD and we’re excited to see her jump in with both feet. Laura is originally from the Washington…

“Why can’t I lose weight?!?”

This is a phrase we often hear from our patients. Usually, by the time they come to us, they have tried everything and are very frustrated. Maybe they were able to lose weight in the past but have gained it back and then some, or their weight has cycled their entire life. Sometimes they have…

Furry Scurry 2018

Have you heard of the Furry Scurry?  It’s a great event put on by the Denver Dumb Friends League (a non-profit organization) to help them raise funds for lost and homeless pets and horses.  The money raised from donations and registration fees go toward helping re-home pets, provide medical treatment, behavior programs, and foster care. …

The Dirty Dozen

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non-profit, non-partisan, organization with a mission to help protect the environment. The EWG publishes a list of the ‘Dirty Dozen’ and ‘Clean Fifteen’, the most recent of which was published for 2017. These lists highlight those foods which are most and least contaminated with pesticides. Pesticides are used…

Heart Healthy Smoothie

Smoothies can be a great way to incorporate heart-healthy foods into your diet. Try the following smoothie recipe to help add the following cardiac powerhouses into your diet. This smoothie can be used as a meal replacement or snack, depending on your nutritional goals. INGREDIENTS (makes 1 serving): 2 Tablespoons protein powder Protein helps to regulate…

What is so great about snack chips?

When we think of our favorite snack,  chips are a popular choice.   Chips became popular in the latter half of the 20th century, first the potato chip and then the corn chip.  The potato chip was invented in 1800’s and has been in the spotlight ever since.  The potato chip is estimated to make up…