Bariatric

Food Highlight: Quinoa

Despite its ancient roots, quinoa is still quite a mysterious food, with many people shying away from it because they don’t quite know what it is or how to pronounce it.  We will take a closer look into quinoa and demystify this superfood. Pronounced “keen-wah”, this member of the goosefoot family is a pseudocereal and […]

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Giblets and Neck from Turkey

The giblets and neck from a turkey make a great flavorful stock that helps ensure a rich, tasty gravy, but you may substitute more chicken broth if you prefer. Ingredients Giblets and neck from turkey 6 cups water 2-3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup deglazing liquid, such as white […]

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Mini Cajun Shrimp Frittata Recipe

In the name of joy-filled holiday weekends and Cajun inspiration board certified bariatric surgeon, Dr. Kahlil Shillingford, shares his recipe for protein packed frittatas. Both shrimp and egg provide a lean protein punch while spices bring in delicious flavor to make your taste buds dance. By inspiring post Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve) patients to try […]

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Vitamin D in Your Diet

Vitamin D is one of the most talked about vitamins in the media. Research suggests that its contribution to a healthy immune system. One study suggests that people with low Vitamin D levels are 62% more likely to suffer from recurrent strep throat. Some foods that supplement healthy doses of Vitamin D in your diet […]

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Conquering the Sleeve Gastrectomy Pre-Op Diet

Ask any Sleeve Gastrectomy or Gastric Sleeve surgery post-op patient what the most difficult part of the surgery was and 9 times out of 10, they will say, the pre-op diet. This notorious 1-2 week diet is a very strict regimen that obesity surgery patients should follow for best results during and after their operation. […]

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