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General Surgery

3 Foods That Can Lower Cholesterol and Help You Lose Weight

High cholesterol (>200mg/dL) is often associated with a higher risk of heart disease and stroke. With dangerous levels of cholesterol flowing in the blood, some can deposit in the arteries, which can limit the flow of blood and lead to cardiovascular problems. High cholesterol has no obvious symptoms until it leads to problems, so it’s […]

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3 Easy Ways to Reduce Carbs

Carbohydrates aren’t all bad. They supply many vitamins and minerals in the American diet. But, often times we eat too many of them and this can contribute to eating too many calories and gaining weight. After gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery, patients are looking to lose weight, not gain weight. Reducing carbohydrate […]

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Phenomenal Frozen Grapes

OK, maybe they aren’t a phenomenon. But frozen grapes are tasty, refreshing, and can make a great treat when you need somethings sweet, especially for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band patients. Sweet treats and desserts (like cakes, cookies, and ice cream) are often a big no-no after weight loss surgery as they are […]

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3 Sandwiches Reimagined

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 […]

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HIIT Workouts: Good or Bad for Gastric Sleeve Patients?

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workouts are trending in local gyms and on social media. The promise of burning maximum calories while incorporating rest periods seems ideal, especially for gastric sleeve patients who seek to lose weight fast but aren’t used to routine workouts. HIIT workouts claim to burn maximum calories by demanding short bouts […]

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