Weight Management Expert Offers Tips for Healthy Holiday Cooking and Eating

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Healthy Food for Holiday

It is possible to enjoy the tempting food offerings of the holiday season and still eat healthy, according to a nationally recognized weight management expert at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).


Madelyn Fernstrom, Ph.D., is the director of the UPMC Weight Management Center and associate director, UPMC Nutrition Center in Pittsburgh. She also is an associate professor of psychiatry and epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Dr. Fernstrom has spent the past 24 years in the clinic and laboratory studying and treating obesity and eating disorders. As a researcher, she is interested in understanding how biological and psychological factors contribute to weight loss

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