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Month: December 2021

Is The Lap-Band Still a Good Surgery?

December 24, 2021

Bariatric surgeon in Jacksonville, FL holds a gastric band model as he discusses if the procedure is a good option for his patients

About two decades ago, a novel bariatric procedure and device was brought to market. The adjustable gastric band, commonly referred to by its trade name, the Lap-Band, hit the market with a splash. And rightly so. This was the first device that offered significant weight loss but could also be adjusted and removed without any significant changes to the gastrointestinal tract. It was seen as an excellent alternative to the gold standard of the time – the gastric bypass.

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Protein Packed Chocolate Caramel Chia Pudding

December 17, 2021

Are you looking for a delicious sweet that won’t ruin your healthy lifestyle? Look no further. We have put together a recipe for caramel chocolate chia pudding which combines protein packed shakes with the antioxidants and fiber of chia seeds. Try out this easy recipe for a delicious desert without the guilt.

Caramel and Chocolate Protein Chia Pudding cups offer a high protein, low calorie dessert

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Habit Stacking

December 10, 2021

We’ve all done it. We wait… for Monday.

Habit stacking helps you add healthy behaviors like staying hydrated according the MASJax

You know what I’m talking about. Let me go through the pantry and freezer and finish off what really shouldn’t be here on Monday when I start “the diet.” Doesn’t matter what diet it is, doesn’t matter what is going to be restricted or limited, we’ve all assigned an imaginary start date to what should be the rest of our lives. If you think about that, much like the dieting mentality in general, we are setting ourselves up for failure. Because anything that starts ultimately also must end.

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Protein Packed Eggnog

December 3, 2021

‘Tis the season for delicious holiday treats – we have put together a recipe for eggnog that will leave you with the holiday spirit and without the guilt. This eggnog recipe uses egg and sugar substitutes that allow for you to enjoy some eggnog with less calories and less sugar.

Protein based eggnog recipe offers lower calorie option for those watching their weight

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