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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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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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“Light” Foods Lead to Heavy Eating

Low fat, light, and diet versions of foods may have been developed to help combat the rising obesity rates, but it seems they may be doing just the opposite. The World Health Organization (WHO) called for policies that promote low fat foods, and the food manufacturing industry responded in overwhelming amounts with low fat products […]

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Strawberry Cheesecake Bites

Mother’s Day is around the corner on Sunday, May 8th. This year you can treat the mom in your life to a special dessert that will tantalize her taste buds without blowing all the hard work she’s put into her diet and exercise. What’s more is that these Strawberry Cheesecake Bites are so beautiful and […]

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