Bariatric Patients

Hurricane Preparedness for Bariatric Patients

In addition to the standard hurricane preparedness practice of having water, money, gas, paper goods, flashlights, and batteries, bariatric patients should take a few minutes to make sure they have adequate food supplies for their post surgical diet. If your area weathers the storm well and there are no power outages, you can continue on […]

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Rainy Day Chicken

It’s been raining a lot here in South Florida, giving us a much needed break from the sun, but it’s also making some of us crave comfort food.  This chicken recipe is savory and delicious, yet won’t leave you slaving away in the kitchen all day.  In fact, the prep time is pretty quick and […]

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Caprese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Classic Italian flavors of tomatoes, cheese, and basil are delicious and totally crave worthy.  But traditional Italian pasta and sauce meals are often one of the first meals to be eliminated after gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band surgery due to their high carbohydrate and calorie levels.   Gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and gastric […]

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Memorial Day BBQ Ideas

Memorial Day is upon us, and while it serves as a day to remember those who died in active military service for our country, it is customarily celebrated with family gatherings and BBQs. While traditional hamburgers and potato salad may be tasty, they aren’t exactly bariatric friendly. The bun and the potatoes add bulk and […]

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The Nutrition Facts Label: What’s Different?

The FDA recently unveiled it’s updated version of the Nutrition Facts panel, the label on the back of packaged goods that lists macro- and micro- nutrients. Several changes have been made since the last version was released in 1994. We highlight the changes below and how they may impact bariatric patients. The total calories will […]

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