nutrition

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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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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Avocado Egg Salad

Eggs are a great source of protein for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients. A large egg has only 80 calories, but has 6 grams of high quality protein. Eggs are easily digestible and can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This recipe takes the incredible egg to the next level. By […]

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Food Highlight: Kiwi

Kiwi has an interesting appearance and an interesting story. Originally grown in China and named the Chinese Gooseberry, kiwis were brought to and cultivated in New Zealand in the 1900’s. In order to avoid high duties charged on berries, New Zealanders changed their name to kiwifruit as the small, fuzzy, brown fruit resembled New Zealand’s […]

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High Protein Bariatric Snacks

Bariatric surgery requires a long term commitment to lifestyle changes, especially when it comes to food choices. In fact, nutrition is one of the best ways to support the medical treatment and management of chronic illnesses such as hypertension, high cholesterol and, of course, diabetes. Dr. Shillingford’s bariatric surgery program combines highly personalized service and […]

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