Due to Covid-19, we are not scheduling in person seminars. Rather, please watch our online seminar. Nutrition classes will be held via Zoom meeting. Please call Leslie Albers at 901-881-0602 for details about class or any other questions. We ARE currently scheduling patients for visits and surgeries and you can easily start the program by watching our online seminar.
Meatloaf Cupcake s- Adapted from SixSisterStuff.com Ingredients: Meatloaf 5lb lean ground meat (turkey, 96-98% fat free beef, chicken) 1 onion (finely diced) ½ cup carrots (finely diced) ½ cup celery (finely diced) 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried parsley 2 tsp minced garlic 1 cup low sugar ketchup 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs 2 Tbsp of mustard 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce ¼ tsp … Continue reading
Now that Spring is here, we’re finally are able stretch our legs, rise from our hibernation, and venture outside into the modestly warm weather. The significance of this change is meaningful in many ways, depending on who you talk to. For bariatric patients, this means that the excuse of using cold weather to not go outside and walk, will be coming to a close! As … Continue reading
With the holidays approaching, food is going to be more accessible. Holiday parties, cooler temperatures, shopping and traveling may also hinder our exercise program. Below are some tips to help maintain weight loss and stay in control during the holidays!!
Planning our meals and snacks helps us stay on track and make better food choices! If we have quick and healthy options on hand, we are less tempted to frequent the vending machine, run through the drive-thru, or grab that donut or cookie in the break room, etc.
As the temperatures continue to drop those comfort foods start to sound more and more enticing. This is the time of year people start to get derailed from their weight loss and weight maintenance plans. It’s so much more appealing to cuddle up with a blanket on the couch with a comfort food than it is to get your workout in and make healthy choices. … Continue reading
When the weather gets colder outside it is easy to make the excuses and start hibernating. However, it is still possible to stay healthy and active in the winter. Go to a gym The good news about gyms is that they stay the perfect temperature all year round! Many gyms have exercise machines, indoor courts, indoor pools, and group exercise classes. Many local community centers, … Continue reading
One thing post-op patients must learn to do for after surgery is to sloooooow dooooooown while eating! Eating too quickly can lead to one bite too many and that one extra bite will likely result in nausea, possible vomiting, and stomach pain. We have some great tools and information to help ensure you slow down and enjoy your food. Many patients find it helpful to … Continue reading
Football season has arrived! It’s a fun and exciting time of year filled with football, friends and yes…food! Many tailgate foods are high in calories, fat and added sugars, but they don’t have to be! It is possible to eat healthy foods and still have fun at a tailgate party. Have Fun! Eating healthy can be fun! You just have to mentally prepare yourself and … Continue reading
Anna Bryant, MS, RD, LDN Program Dietitian For most of us eating out is something we do on a regular basis but for many post bariatric surgery patients it can be frightening. Don’t be scared, be prepared! I always encourage patients to view restaurant menus ahead of time if available. Most can be found on the internet. When you view the menu ahead of time … Continue reading
Losing the weight after having bariatric surgery is fun and exciting but that doesn’t mean it’s always consistent. Many patients will experience weight stalls or plateaus. This can be part of normal weight loss, unfortunately. For most patients it is frustrating and can be discouraging. Don’t be discouraged! Check yourself! When weight stalls or plateaus happen, I always encourage patients to food journal. It can … Continue reading← Older posts
Meatloaf Cupcake s- Adapted from SixSisterStuff.com Ingredients: Meatloaf 5lb lean ground meat (turkey, 96-98% fat free beef, chicken) 1 onion (finely diced) ½ cup carrots (finely diced) ½ cup celery (finely diced) 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried parsley 2 tsp minced garlic 1 cup low sugar ketchup 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs 2 Tbsp of mustard 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce ¼ tsp … Continue readingAll Blog Posts
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This surgery is designed for those with a body mass index equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious co-morbidities.
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