Making resolutions a reality

You know the drill: eat healthier, exercise more, quit smoking, pay off debt, etc. But what's the missing link between dreaming of a better you and actually creating that new life? According to this...

Supplements, a Good Alternative

As we mentioned in our previous blogs, obtaining nutrients necessary for optimal bone health from whole food sources is preferred.  This is because we know that nutrients from food are absorbed and...

Foods to Limit During a Surgical Recovery

As a recap to our previous blog, Habits to Avoid for a Surgical Recovery Diet, we discussed the benefits of quitting smoking and eliminating sodas from your diet to ensure optimal bone health post...

Habits to Avoid for a Surgical Recovery Diet

In our past few blogs on nutrition and bone health, Dr. Doyle-Lucas has discussed the nutrients important to optimal surgical recovery.  In short, a diet consisting of adequate protein, calcium,...

Key Nutrients for a Surgical Recovery Diet

In our last blog, Dr. Doyle-Lucas discussed the importance of getting enough protein in your diet to support proper post-surgical healing. Next we will discuss the key vitamins and minerals essential...

Key Building Blocks to a Surgical Recovery Diet

At OFAC we feel it’s our responsibility to provide our patients with exceptional patient care. The following blog was written by Dr. Ashley Doyle-Lucas, consulting nutritionist at OFAC.  For previous...

Life on the Other Side of the Knife- Healing

For those of you who have followed the blog of my surgery recovery I am happy to report that I am back in game shape and training for the Columbus Half Marathon in October. This will be my victory...

Life on the Other Side of the Knife: The First Wee...

I often say that my hard work as a surgeon is actually the easy part of the whole equation. I get to go home on my own two feet (usually), exercise, and participate in family life and work – all the...