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Tips for the 4th of July

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

[caption id="attachment_338" align="aligncenter" width="291"] Go on a hike this 4th![/caption] 1.       Stay hydrated. Whether you are going on a hike, or going to a party, there are multiple reasons why you should stay hydrated this 4th of July. If you are going ...

New Favorite Products for June 2014

Monday, June 23rd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

More and more I am getting impressed with the innovation and quality of  the food products that are coming out lately. Particularly with the focus not just on innovation but also health. With the resurgence of the "clean eating" movement, ...

Is This Cup The Future of Nutrition Trackers?

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Have you ever made a protein shake concoction and wondered how many calories, protein, and fiber am I actually eating? Yes, you probably could go over to your MyFitnessPal application and enter all the ingredients and determine roughly what those ...

Alternatives to Your Favorite Starchy Carbohydrates

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

For every carb rich food you loved before surgery there is an alternative. Let's discuss all the different options. If you like rice... Opt for cauliflower rice or miracle rice. These are great low carb options to pair with chicken, tofu, or ...

What does 24 grams look like?

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

The recommended daily allotment for sugar intake for women is about 24 grams of sugar and 36 grams for men. This is one fact that typically makes everyone cringe. Why? We as Americans consume way too much sugar. Where is this ...

Research Update: Finding the link between the common obesity gene and weight gain

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Source: Columbia University There is a gene, FTO, that has been commonly known to be associated to obesity and weight gain. Researchers saw that wiping out the FTO gene in mice did cause or prevent obesity nor do all humans having ...

Celebrating Easter Brunch (Guilt Free)

Monday, April 14th, 2014 Posted in Diabetes, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Many of you may have to attend a Easter brunch this weekend and there is a way you can attend your brunch and still have fun and be satisfied. 1. Drink a cup of tea or cup of coffee right when ...

Steps for Entering Maintenance

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

For many patients who have been in weight loss mode and consistent with their intake for 6 months up to 1 year, it can be difficult to transition to their maintenance goal because either they have no idea where to ...

Plant Based Protein Lovers Choose Tofu

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It may be very difficult to be a vegetarian post-WLS, but there is one staple in the vegetarian diet that does pack a nutritional punch. Tofu is a soy based protein that is highly adaptable, cheap, and low in fat. ...

Energizing Superfood Salad

Monday, March 10th, 2014 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Many patients ask about snacks ideas and what immediately comes to mind for a healthy snack that might not for most is a yummy salad! Eating vegetables can be somewhat of a difficult task post-VSG especially if you add a ...