Author Archives: Nathan Hamman, MS, RD, LDN

Nathan Hamman, OSF Saint Anthony DieticianNathan Hamman is a registered/licensed dietitian at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, Illinois. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics and nutrition from Bradley University and holds a master’s degree in exercise science and health promotion from California University of Pennsylvania. He is currently coordinator of the weight management programs at OSF Saint Anthony, as well as a clinical and outpatient dietitian.

Nathan enjoys swimming several times a week with a masters group at a local sports club. He also weight trains four to five times a week and plays on a sand volleyball team.

What are the Three Different Types of Weight Loss Surgeries?

With so many surgical weight loss options available today, finding the right option for you might seem overwhelming. Here is a primer on the weight loss surgeries available today to help you get the conversation started with your health care provider. There are currently three primary weight loss (or bariatric) surgeries being performed across the […]



3 Reasons to Eat More Berries

Did you know that berries are not only a healthier way to curb your sweet tooth, but are also packed with some great health benefits? In general, berries such as blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and blackberries are: High in antioxidants, which are substances  in food that can protect skin, hair and nails, as well as reduce inflammation […]