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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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Turmeric: The Golden Child of the Spice World

Americans can’t seem to get enough turmeric lately. While the trend has been steadily growing since 2008, Google has seen over a 50% rise in turmeric related searches since November. Why are consumers seeking information and recipes on this spice that is most well known for its role in curry powder? Turmeric may not be […]

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The New Trend: Smoothie Bowls for Breakfast

Smoothie bowls have taken social media by storm.  They are aesthetically pleasing to the eye (at least that’s how Pinterest makes it look).  Smoothie bowls vary in ingredients, and can be chock full of healthy nutrients and vitamins.  But why on earth would you put a smoothie in a bowl, when you can put it […]

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