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Month: September 2020

Understanding Portion Sizes for Long-Term Health

September 25, 2020

Obesity is a systemic disease. Not only does it affect our waistline, how we feel and what we do, but it can also contribute to a host of related diseases known as comorbidities. From diabetes and heart disease to gallbladder problems and even hernias due to added abdominal pressure, it affects every part of our lives. Obesity has even been linked to certain forms of cancer including esophageal cancer, breast cancer and colorectal cancer.

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Protein Pumped Pumpkin Spice Muffins

September 18, 2020

September 22 is the first day of Autumn!!

Looking for some fall flavors to get you in the mood for cooler weather? These protein fortified muffins have the pumpkin spice flavor you’re craving with a boost of protein and they are gluten free. This recipe makes 6 muffins.

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The Usefulness and Limitations of Body Mass Index or BMI

September 11, 2020

BMI is used as the definitive measure of a person’s weight in relation to their height. While not perfect, it does offer more concrete measurement guidance for those looking to lose weight or have weight loss surgery than any prior tool. In this blog post we explore some of the pitfalls of the BMI and why it shouldn’t be the only factor you look at when measuring your candidacy for surgery or weight loss success.

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Blueberry Pie Protein Smoothie

September 4, 2020

For some patients, getting enough protein daily feels like a chore. Turn your boring shake habit into a pleasant treat every once in a while by creating protein fortified smoothie. Berries are a relatively low sugar fruit and balancing with protein helps to avoid a blood sugar spike. Blueberry pie anyone?

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