Bagels may be delicious, but at an equivalent of 4 slices of bread they are often one of the first foods to go for those who have had gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery and for anyone trying to lose weight. For those looking for another vehicle for their eggs, we’ve got a
Summer is the perfect time for fresh vegetables. Take advantage of ripe, red tomatoes and cool, crisp cucumbers in this delightfully refreshing side dish or snack. It is important for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and adjustable lap band patients to consume enough protein within their lower calorie limits, so eating protein with snacks as well
Research from Duke Health is shedding some light on how the intensity of exercise affects glucose tolerance, and the results interesting. Participants in the six month long study were diagnosed with prediabetes based on elevated fasting glucose levels. They were divided into several groups to compare results of the interventions. The first group followed a
With school starting soon, pickups, drop offs, after school sports, activities, and homework will soon crowd the afternoon and evenings of parents and children in South Florida. All this activity can sometimes lead to eating out or ordering in. That doesn’t just add to expenses, but can add to your waistline also. But, it doesn’t
Quick and easy weeknight dinners are great, but healthy ones are even better. How about a healthy, easy, weeknight dinner recipe that picky eaters might even like? This Ground Turkey and Sweet Potato Skillet Meal cooks up quickly and uses common ingredients you might even have on hand. Can you imagine no special trip to
In today’s world we are constantly bombarded with cues to eat. Coffee aroma from the break room, Golden Arches poised high enough to be seen from the highway, food companies sponsoring ballparks and concert venues, celebrities drinking sodas plastered all over social media, Facebook feeds littered with cooking demonstrations- food cues are hard to avoid!
Now here is a recipe that tastes good, is high in protein, and can satisfy the whole family. The trick? Adding fresh apple and dried cranberries to the chicken salad. This recipe would work well for dinner on a hot night, a picnic at the beach or ballfield, or lunch on the weekend, at work,
Snacking is important for bariatric patients. Since their stomach size is reduced, surgical weight loss patients can not get all of their calories, protein, vitamins, and minerals in 3 small meals a day. Healthy snacks are key to meeting protein and nutrient needs. A handful of pretzels or chips and dip will no longer suffice
It isn’t news that being overweight or obese are bad for your health. Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, hypertension, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, gallbladder disease, and venous stasis disease have all been associated with excess weight for years. But, the link between obesity and overweight and cancer has been less publicized. Until now. Dr.
Roasted sweet potatoes are a weekly staple for some. They’re sweet, delicious, and have complex carbohydrates and fiber making them a good choice for people with diabetes, and for those who have had gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery. The pack well over 100% daily needs of vitamin A, as well as good