In today’s world we are constantly bombarded with cues to eat. Coffee aroma from the break room, Golden Arches poised high enough to be seen from the highway, food companies sponsoring ballparks and concert venues, celebrities drinking sodas plastered all over social media, Facebook feeds littered with cooking demonstrations- food cues are hard to avoid!
Now here is a recipe that tastes good, is high in protein, and can satisfy the whole family. The trick? Adding fresh apple and dried cranberries to the chicken salad. This recipe would work well for dinner on a hot night, a picnic at the beach or ballfield, or lunch on the weekend, at work,
Snacking is important for bariatric patients. Since their stomach size is reduced, surgical weight loss patients can not get all of their calories, protein, vitamins, and minerals in 3 small meals a day. Healthy snacks are key to meeting protein and nutrient needs. A handful of pretzels or chips and dip will no longer suffice
It isn’t news that being overweight or obese are bad for your health. Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, hypertension, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, gallbladder disease, and venous stasis disease have all been associated with excess weight for years. But, the link between obesity and overweight and cancer has been less publicized. Until now. Dr.
Roasted sweet potatoes are a weekly staple for some. They’re sweet, delicious, and have complex carbohydrates and fiber making them a good choice for people with diabetes, and for those who have had gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery. The pack well over 100% daily needs of vitamin A, as well as good
Heartburn, or gastrointestinal reflux, is a medical condition where stomach contents move back up through the Lower Esophageal Sphincter into the esophagus. The acids from the stomach coming in contact with the lining of the esophagus can cause a burning feeling, taste changes, coughing, and a hoarseness of the voice. The discomfort can last several
September is here, and soon we will be entering a time when we can start to feel fall creeping in. But, for now, it’s still summer and that means it’s the perfect time for grilling. If you planned this for dinner and rain complicates your plans, the steak can be equally delicious cooked inside in
Drop a piece of food and you have 5 seconds to pick it up and have it still be safe to eat. We’ve all heard the 5 Second Rule, and maybe some of us have done it. But it is really safe? Researchers at Rutgers University took to the lab to find out. The looked
Pizza cravings are hard to ignore. The combination of the sweet tomato and the gooey cheese can trigger salivation with the sight, smell, or even thought of this heavenly creation. But for gastric sleeve, gastric band, and gastric bypass patients, pizza may be a no-no. An occasional slice of pizza may fit into many bariatric
World Obesity Day, the second annual day geared toward generating and supporting practical actions to help people across the globe reduce their weight and reverse the trend toward global obesity, will be observed October 11, 2016. The 2016 campaign will focus its efforts toward ending childhood obesity and calling upon governments to develop and implement