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Healthy Halloween Post Weight Loss Surgery Survival Tips

October 14, 2015

by Anna McCullough, Bariatric Dietitian Halloween is a fun time to dress up in costumes, visit haunted houses and watch horror movies. However, the scariest part of Halloween to most individuals who have had weight loss surgery is the temptation of all the readily available Halloween candy. According to Donna Arnett, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama-Birmingham’s School of … Continue reading

Tips for the Holidays

December 20, 2013

The holidays can be stressful time for some people.  It can be especially stressful for those wanting to prevent weight gain and for those who have recently had a bariatric surgery.  Here are some tips and tricks to help get you through. Get moving!  Exercise is not something that should fall to the wayside during the holidays.  I usually try to squeeze in one extra … Continue reading

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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

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