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Baby Kale Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette
Serving Size: 8 Ingredients 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 1/4 cup cranberries 1 orange 1 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoons honey 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 cups baby kale, washed ¼ cup walnuts, chopped Instructions Using a sharp knife, place orange on it’s end and carefully cut the skin off. Cut out […]
Enhance Flavor and Nutrition with Herbs and Spices
Herbs and spices are a great way to boost flavor and bring interest to dishes. Along with added flavor, herbs and spices also provide nutrition benefits. Many herbs and spices such as clove, rosemary, sage, oregano, and cinnamon are great sources of antioxidants. Antioxidants are compounds that fight free radicals in our bodies which are […]
Better Health in your Backyard: Plant the Rainbow
Home gardens can be a fun and rewarding way to improve your diet by adding nutrient rich fruits and veggies into meals and snacks! Our summer season on long island gives us plenty of time to start a garden, big or small, and to reap the benefits of what we’ve sown. Fruits and vegetables contain […]
How do I prepare myself for a lap-band surgery?
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, widely known lap-band surgery, is a bariatric surgery that uses an adjustable silicone band that is placed on the stomach to restrict the quantity of food the stomach can hold. This is an effective procedure for those who are having a hard time losing weight on their own. Currently, this is […]
How Should I Evaluate a Lap-band Surgeon for a Laparoscopic Surgery?
Choosing the right lap-band surgeon may be the most important decision you have to make. You will receive a lifetime support from your surgeon after your bariatric surgery, so it is crucial that you feel comfortable working with him. Another important role for the success of your lap-band surgery is your surgeon’s bariatric team. It […]
How Does a Lap-band Surgery Affect Dieting and Help Weight Loss?
Do you have a seemingly intractable weight loss problem? Do you feel “fluffy”, sluggish, and frumpy? Did you try all kinds of diet regime and workout programs to naturally lose weight, but failed? Then, having a bariatric surgery, including gastric lap-band surgery, can be the solution you need. Lap-band surgery is a minimally invasive procedure […]
Are you qualified for a lap band surgery?
Obesity is now a growing concern. There are over 160 million Americans who are recorded to be either obese or overweight. In medical standards, obese patients are those who have a BMI of 30 or more. Obesity can cause significant health problems for a person including diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. Luckily, there are other […]
What Do I Need To Know Before Having a Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Gastric bypass is not your free pass to your new lease in life. It is important that you will be realistic about what will happen with your life after the surgery. You need to understand that you have to finally cut your ties with emotional eating or binge eating and appreciate that your weight loss […]
What Happens After Gastric Bypass Surgery?
Most obese patients think that gastric bypass surgery is a magic wand that can change their lives in a flick. Maybe you have heard it somewhere or you have seen someone who went under the knife and they totally changed! They lost so much weight in no time. You might be one of those skeptics […]
How Much Weight Will I Lose After a Gastric Bypass Surgery?
It is guaranteed for you to lose weight after a gastric bypass surgery. But, knowing how much weight you will lose is essential in keeping your expectations and goals realistic. The amount of weight you will lose depends on several factors including the success of your surgery, nutrition, and exercise plan. If you want to […]