Most everyone is aware of sweetened greek yogurts. They come in flashy flavors like Cherry Pomegranate, Key Lime, and Coconut Dark Chocolate in addition to your classic Strawberry, Vanilla, and Blueberry. But, for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients, these flavors often mean a lot of extra sugar that just doesn’t fit into their post bariatric surgery diet.
The amount of weight you lose after bariatric surgery can be affected by weight control practices and eating behaviors after surgery. Over 2000 study participants who had either gastric bypass or adjustable gastric banding were monitored for 3 years after their bariatric surgery. Researchers found that the greatest variability in weight loss outcomes could be
Everyone loves a chip. But potato chips are not worth the saturated fat and empty calories for those on a weight loss diet or for those who have had gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or adjustable lap band surgery. A great alternative is to make your own chips out of zucchini. It’s a lower calorie, lower
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.
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
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,
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
The name says it all- squash that looks and tastes like spaghetti. Well, it doesn’t actually taste like spaghetti, but it’s flavor is so mild that adding a sauce can make it taste like a traditional pasta dinner. So, what’s the benefit to eating spaghetti squash over spaghetti? The calories mostly. For gastric sleeve, gastric
Social media is full of pictures and recipes that use vegetables in creative ways to reduce and replace carbohydrates. It’s a great idea for two reasons: you can lower your carbohydrate intake and increase your vegetable intake in one move. This means overall less calories and more fiber all you still get to eat foods
Sandwiches are the old standby for lunch. Ham, turkey, tuna, or roast beef on white, wheat, rye, wrap, or a roll. Mix and match to suit your preference. They are quick, easy, filling, able to eat on the go, and tasty. The problem? For some, there’s no problem. But, for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and