Shannon Weston, MPH, RDN, LD, CDE

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Nutritionist Supervisor
Shannon.R.Weston@uth.tmc.edu

Shannon is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. Her past work experiences include diabetes education, outpatient nutrition counseling, private practice and research.

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What is collagen?

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Collagen refers to a family of proteins that are the primary structural component of connective tissues, such as skin and cartilage, according to Yale University.

When to Try 'Souping' to Lose Weight

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Who has fond memories of the Cabbage Soup Diet? The stewing, the brewing, the hunger … the stench! No one?

Flexitarian Diet Trending In Time For 2020 New Year's Resolutions

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Shannon Weston, MPH, RD, spoke to Fox 26 News viewers about the Flexitarian diet and why dietitians believe it's a healthy New Year's resolution.

Dietitians dish out tips and recipes for a healthy, happy holiday

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While the myth that people gain seven to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and Christmas has been debunked, a recent study suggests that they do gain about a pound per holiday season – and that can add up to carrying an extra 20 pounds into middle age.

Need more fiber in your diet? Try Smoky Apple Cider, Squash and Spinach Salad

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When a person has diabetes, the pancreas doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t use the insulin that it produces. This leads to a sugar buildup in the blood stream, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.