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Get the skinny on weight loss July 19 at Baton Rouge General

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Baton Rouge, La. – Whether you’re curious about healthy fats or are interested in weight loss surgery, Baton Rouge General invites you to attend a free, healthy lunch and learn event at the hospital’s Bluebonnet campus from noon to 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 19.

Registered Dietitian Lauren Simon will discuss nutrition basics, including tips on how to avoid inflammation, how to cook without processed foods, and which foods are beneficial for your health. Then, bariatric surgeon Dr. Jonathan Taylor will speak about weight loss surgery intervention, how to know if you’re a candidate and what to expect before, during and after the procedure.

The event will be held in Conference Room 2 of the Bluebonnet campus on Picardy Avenue. Seating is limited, so please register in advance here.

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center

Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as a satellite campus of Tulane University School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.