In the three year period following bariatric surgery, the majority of patients saw a reduction in pain and improvement in walking ability according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The multi-site clinical study looked at over 2,000 patients who underwent weight loss surgery at 10 hospitals across the
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Water is one of the things bariatric patients often overlook. Many gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients are often so concerned with the foods they are eating that they forget that drinking enough water is just as important. In fact, dehydration is the number one reason patients are readmitted to the hospital after
Autumn Mixed Greens Salad 6 tsp fruit-sweetened dried cranberries 1/4 cup brown rice syrup Zest and juice of 1 orange 2 tsp Dijon mustard Pinch cayenne pepper 6 cups mixed salad greens 1/2 cup pecan halves, toasted 2 crisp apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch dice Fall Harvest Vegetable Chowder 1 medium yellow
Weight loss surgery including the Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy, has received a great deal of recent scientific support in relieving patients from symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes. In some cases, they have even induced long-term remission. Southeast Florida’s bariatric surgeon, Dr. Kahlil Shillingford, provides highly personalized care, private pay all-inclusive packages, and behavioral/nutritional support.
The paleo (caveman) diet is gaining increasing popularity in weight loss surgery regimens. Many patients with weight loss surgery are seeking new lifestyles of various health options and new eating regimens. The paleo diet is consistent with eating basic foods including avoiding complex carbohydrates. The following recipe makes four servings. We encourage our weight loss
Ingredients 1 12 oz. bag fresh cranberries 1 cup granulated Splenda (or sugar-free sweetener of choice) 1 cup water 2 ¼ teaspoons finely grated orange peel 1 cinnamon stick ½ teaspoon coarse kosher salt Directions Bring all ingredients to boil in a medium saucepan, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until most of
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
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
Obese patients who have laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run, researchers found. In a single-center study, patients who underwent the procedure lost an average 57.4% of excessive body mass index (BMI) over 5 years, Ralph Peterli, MD, of Claraspital in Basel in Switzerland, and colleagues reported online in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.