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Need Another Reason to Quit Sugary Drinks and Diet Beverages? Here’s One

Sugary drinks like fruit juice, fruit flavored drinks, “vitamin” drinks, and soda are all high in simple sugars and calories your body doesn’t need. These drinks can easily add hundreds of calories a day to your diet. For gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients, those calories could equate to not losing weight, or […]

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Blackened Salmon Fillets

If blackened fish is a popular choice at restaurants, why not eat it at home too? This method of cooking salmon is quick and easy once you get the hang of it. The trick is to cook it on the stove top with high heat, which heats up the aromatic spices and makes a nice […]

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Kale and Sweet Potato Frittata

This Kale and Sweet Potato Frittata works on so many levels. By incorporating two superfoods (kale and sweet potatoes) you know it’s packed with nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, vitamin K, manganese, and copper as well as a long list of other nutrients. The eggs provide high quality, easily tolerated protein, which is […]

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5 “Go-To” High Protein Snacks

Healthy, protein rich snacks will need to fill in the gaps of your post op gastric sleeve diet when you’ve reached the final stage at one year post op. When you no longer rely on protein supplement drinks to help you meet your nutrition and protein requirements, you will need to make wise food choices […]

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Food Highlight: Scallops

Scallops seem to be an enigma of the fish world with some people not realizing the scallop is actually a form of shellfish. In fact, typing ‘scallop’ into Google shows that people often ask if scallops are vegan. A quick reminder of what a scallop shell looks like will often lead to a forehead slap. […]

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