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Greek Yogurt Chicken

There seems to be an infinite number of chicken recipes on the internet, and for good reason. Chicken is inexpensive, has a mild flavor that a majority of adults and children enjoy, and is usually readily available at the store. But, for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients, chicken is also one of […]

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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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Go Green this St. Patrick’s Day

Did you know that Corned Beef and Cabbage is not a traditional meal on St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland? Traditionally, the Irish eat lamb or bacon to mark the occasion. If the calorie laden meal of corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes isn’t even an Irish custom, then gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients […]

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10 Ways to Get Up More and Sit Less

When we are sitting, we’re barely burning any calories compared to when we get up and move. Unfortunately, many of us do a lot of sitting. If you work at a desk, in an office job, or commute to work, sitting is hard to avoid. If you are trying to incorporate more activity into your […]

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