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Alabama Weight Loss Experts Review 6 Popular Diets

There are many diets that purport to lead to sustainable weight loss. Some of the most popular diets restrict fat, carbs, or calories, while others aim to reduce the appetite. Since most diets claim to be superior, it can be challenging to know which may be worth trying. At Alabama Surgical Associates, we’re dedicated to […]

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The perfect side or meal for winter (or any time of year)! This cauliflower rice is low-carb and flavorful. Try it in a low-carb tortilla with low-fat turkey meat. Ingredients 1 green pepper, chopped 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1 lb bag of cauliflower rice (found in the fresh produce department) ½ cup tomato sauce ½ […]

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Need a recipe that will warm you up AND fill you up? Look no further than this loaded vegetable chili. Packed with nutrients from the veggies, flavor from the spices, and protein from the turkey and beans, this recipe is the perfect winter lunch or dinner! Ingredients · 1 lb lean ground turkey, chicken or […]

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At Alabama Surgical Associates, we take a comprehensive approach to weight loss. Dr. Doucette and his team are here for you through every step of your journey to better health, including after your weight loss procedure. Here are some tips on navigating life after bariatric surgery. Benefits of Life After Bariatric Surgery The benefits of […]

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Eating a balanced diet and getting regular exercise are great ways to stay healthy. However, for individuals suffering from morbid obesity and looking to lose weight, it has been found that most have better and longer-lasting results from surgery than traditional dieting.1 Obesity Is A Disease For the morbidly obese patient, traditional dieting rarely leads […]

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Looking for a vegetarian alternative for tuna salad? This Chickpea Salad recipe is low-carb and low-fat, and makes for a great healthy lunch or side dish! Ingredients: · 1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas, drained & rinsed · 1 tbsp. dijon mustard · 2- 1 oz. wedges lite laughing cow cheese · 2 tbsp. dill pickle relish · 1 tbsp. […]

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This delicious Fish in Foil recipe will have your mouth watering! Plus, pick your fish of choice and season how you’d enjoy it best. 🐟 Ingredients: · 3 oz. fish fillet (perch, cod, walleye, tilapia, haddock, or 6 shrimp) · Juice of one lemon · Salt · Pepper · Smoked Paprika · Seasoning/herbs of choice […]

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Tempeh is an awesome vegan meat substitute that is heart-healthy and packed with protein. Check out this delicious, easy, quick BBQ Tempeh Recipe. 👇 Ingredients: · 1 package original plain tempeh, cut into ½ inch strips · 1 tbsp. Braggs liquid aminos or low sodium soy sauce, · Sugar-free BBQ sauce (such as: G Hughes […]

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Tips for Relieving Constipation After Bariatric Surgery

Constipation can occur in the weeks following weight loss surgery due to several factors including decreased hydration, insufficient fiber intake and less food consumption overall. If you are experiencing discomfort, remember that your body is going through significant changes and an adjustment period is both normal and expected. However, there are some ways that you […]

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Understanding Hair Loss After Weight Loss Surgery

Hair loss following weight loss surgery can be a cause for concern, however, understanding its causes can help to alleviate distress. Triggered by trauma or stress, this type of hair loss is called telogen effluvium, and it is a reversible condition that is very common. Connected to the hair growth cycle, episodes of telogen effluvium […]

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