School is out and parents and grandparents may find themselves making innumerable snacks each day for their young ones. It’s hard to fix several snacks a day and not want to partake. Well, this snack is one that even gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients can feel good about sharing with the kids.
The benefits of bariatric surgery seem to be in the news more and more frequently. With obesity levels reaching as high as 35% of Americans, many people are turning to gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and adjustable lap band surgery to help them control their intake and help promote weight loss. While bariatric surgery is more
Bagels may be delicious, but at an equivalent of 4 slices of bread they are often one of the first foods to go for those who have had gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery and for anyone trying to lose weight. For those looking for another vehicle for their eggs, we’ve got a
Research from Duke Health is shedding some light on how the intensity of exercise affects glucose tolerance, and the results interesting. Participants in the six month long study were diagnosed with prediabetes based on elevated fasting glucose levels. They were divided into several groups to compare results of the interventions. The first group followed a
If you live in South Florida, chances are good that you either have or know someone who has a mango tree. Summer is when most mangos are ripe, and mango season is upon us. Mango trees can produce over a hundred mangos each year. After the first dozen, you may grow a little tired of
Since chicken is usually well tolerated after gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band surgery, bariatric patients tend to cook it often. Chicken breast is a very versatile protein that can blend in with different ingredients and different flavors to make you forget you just ate it yesterday. Instead of cooking new chicken dishes everyday,
Quick and easy weeknight dinners are great, but healthy ones are even better. How about a healthy, easy, weeknight dinner recipe that picky eaters might even like? This Ground Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet Meal cooks up quickly and uses common ingredients you might even have on hand. Can you imagine no special trip to
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