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Men Have Less Bariatric Surgery than Women

Despite equal rates of obesity among American men and women, 80% of surgical weight loss patients are women while only 20% are male.  Researchers at University of California in San Diego investigated the cultural, demographic, and socioeconomic reasons for such a large disparity between the sexes undergoing bariatric surgeries. Researchers looked at data from nearly […]

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Roasted Yam and Kale Salad

Florida lap band (gastric band) surgeon Dr Shillingford’s office loves to provide fun and healthy recipes for patients to thrive on and enjoy eating in a healthy manner.  Lap band and gastric band surgery is a weight loss surgery which has aided many patients in their journey towards weight loss.  Kale is super nutritious and abundant […]

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Zucchini Noodles

Sometimes it seems you can’t flip through a magazine without seeing zucchini noodles. Often called “zoodles,” these green ribbons of zucchini look like pasta, but are pure vegetable instead of traditional carb laden pasta noodles. While they may look like a delicacy, they are actually quicker to make than pasta and pair nicely with traditional […]

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More Sleep May Equal Less Cravings

Getting more sleep may help fight your cravings for sweet and salty foods. A study in the journal Appetite showed that when study participants got an additional 1 ½ hours of sleep a night, they reported an overall 14% drop in appetite and a 62% decrease in desire for sweet and salty fare. The researchers […]

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Baby Bok Choy Frittata

Frittatas are versatile egg dishes that are easier to make than homemade quiche and more elegant than scrambled eggs. You can serve it for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack for a protein and vegetable packed meal. Once you’ve mastered the technique, you can change the ingredients of your frittata to alter the flavors to keep […]

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