3400 W. Tecumseh Rd., Suite 206 Norman, OK 73072
With a physician’s order, Norman Regional’s Nutrition Center will provide one-on-one counseling or group classes for the following:
We are not limited to any diagnosis and can provide nutrition education for any nutritional need as well as for any age from newborn to geriatrics. For more information, call 405-307-5730.
Life has become much sweeter for most Americans — but that isn’t necessarily a good thing.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, added sugars make up more than 13% of the total calories that Americans consume each day, which exceeds the recommended limits for added sugar. The rates are especially high among children and young adults. For about one in 10 people, added sugar accounts for about 25% of their total calories.
Eating or drinking too much added sugar can lead to cavities, weight gain and a higher risk of developing chronic medical conditions like heart disease, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes.
Here are some tips on how to identify added sugars and reduce some of the sugar in your diet:
Norman Regional Health System is a multi-campus system that serves the healthcare needs of south central Oklahoma. It is currently comprised of an acute-care facility, Norman Regional, on Porter Avenue, and the Norman Regional HealthPlex, located on Interstate 35 and Tecumseh Road in Norman, OK. Norman Regional Hospital is licensed for 324 beds and offers a full range of services including emergency care, oncology, an intensive care unit, surgery and more. The Norman Regional HealthPlex campus is licensed for 136 beds. It features the services of cardiovascular, spine and orthopedics, women’s and children’s and more. The Norman Regional HealthPlex is also the home of the Chest Pain Center and the HealthPlex Heart Hospital. In 2016, the Health System opened Norman Regional Moore, which houses an Emergency Room, physician offices, imaging, lab, physical therapy and more.
Norman Regional Health System also provides outpatient diagnostic centers, medical transport services, physician services, centers of excellence, durable medical equipment supplies, a primary care network, community wellness service and employer health services. It has grown to employ more than 2,700 people and have 356 physicians credentialed on the Medical Staff.