Do you incorporate farro into your gastric sleeve diet? Many people haven’t even heard of farro, and even less have tried it. But farro is a grain that bariatric patients should consider including in their weight loss diet. Let’s take a closer look this Italian grain.
High cholesterol (>200mg/dL) is often associated with a higher risk of heart disease and stroke. With dangerous levels of cholesterol flowing in the blood, some can deposit in the arteries, which can limit the flow of blood and lead to cardiovascular problems. High cholesterol has no obvious symptoms until it leads to problems, so it’s
We’ve all experienced it: the burning feeling and tears in our eyes when we chop, dice, or mince our favorite bulb to add to our meal. Why do onions make us cry? The cells of the onion’s bulb have a chemical called propanethial S-oxide, or otherwise known as Lachrymatory Factor (LF). When the onion is
Celebrities swear by it. Clean living advocates advocate for it. Detox diets are based on it. It’s supposed to make your skin look radiant, flush toxins out of your body, and suppress appetite. All by adding the juice and possibly some rind to your water. Sound too good to be true? Then it probably is.
If you are new to exercising, it may seem like there’s a whole new language to learn. Carb, squat, HIIT, plyometrics, deadlift, and burpee are just a few terms that might make a newcomer’s head spin. Exercising is crucial to improving your health and promoting weight loss, and we want our gastric sleeve, gastric bypass,
Don’t want a hot dinner in the summer Florida heat? No problem, have a salad. But what about if you need to get adequate protein after your gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery? No problem, have this salad. You can get protein, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains, and healthy fats all in
Bariatric Surgery is a major, life changing commitment that is an effective and safe method of weight loss for those who are desperately seeking answers. However, surgery should not be considered the first line of therapy. Patients must show extensive effort with diet, exercise, and other natural alternatives before considering bariatric surgery. Although the procedure
Childhood Obesity and its Impact on Health Childhood obesity has become a major health concern among clinicians in recent years. In fact, more than 23 million children and teenagers in the U.S. are obese or overweight, a statistic that health and medical experts consider an epidemic. Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the last
Lisa Lampanelli shows off massive weight loss October, 05, 2012 Gastric Sleeve Works Lisa Lampanelli made a splash on “Celebrity Apprentice” as one of the show’s more polarizing stars. Now she’s making a mark in the weight loss world. Lampanelli tells In Touch Weekly that she’s lost 80 pounds and is now a size 12