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  • Easy and Delicious Breakfast in 3 Steps

    Easy and Delicious Breakfast in 3 Steps


    You don’t have to have eggs for breakfast to get protein. Gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients can incorporate protein into their breakfasts with Greek yogurt. Most Greek yogurts have twice the protein of tradition yogurt making it a great choice for bariatric patients. One crucial step for surgical weight loss patients or […]

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  • Breakfast on the Go: Apple Almond Breakfast Bites

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    The old adage says “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Some people may debate this, but no doubt what you choose to eat for breakfast is important. It seems less and less people are eating breakfast at home. Gone are the days when families would gather around the kitchen table for a […]

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  • Edible Insects High in Protein if You Can Stomach the Idea

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    Would you eat a meal replacement bar that’s high in protein, low in fat, and a good source of calcium, iron, magnesium, and vitamin B 12? What if the main source of the protein is from edible insects? Crickets, actually. Although cricket based bars have been on the market since 2012, cricket bar brand Chapul’s […]

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  • Get Your Veggies at Breakfast

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    Breakfast has been touted as the most important meal of the day. Whether or not it is true, breakfast in an important meal to eat to ensure you get your daily requirement of protein and nutrients to help lap band, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass patients stay healthy. This breakfast frittata is chock full of […]

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  • Food Highlight: Ancient Grains

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    The title of “ancient grains” is creeping its way into the grocery store and on food packages lately. You may have seen it on a box of cereal, but not known what it is or whether ancient grains can benefit those who have had a gastric bypass, lap band, or gastric sleeve. Let’s take a […]

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  • Food Highlight: Lemons

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    Lemons first achieved fame from on board the ships of early explorers by helping sailors prevent scurvy, which was then a common disease on the high seas. The lack of fresh fruit and produce took a huge toll on the sailors’ bodies and many died from malnutrition while at sea. While lemons were viewed as […]

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  • Easy Weeknight Kale and Ham Frittata

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    Weeknights can be a difficult time to stick to your post weight loss surgery diet. After a full day’s work and everything else you have to do (pick up the clothes from the dry cleaners, help the kids with homework, take the dog for a work, etc), many people find it difficult to cook a […]

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  • High Protein Bariatric Snacks

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    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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