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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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Check out this healthy, vegan take on vegetable scrambled eggs. By swapping eggs for tofu, we lower fat and cholesterol while losing none of the delicious taste! 🥕🍅🧅 Ingredients: 14 oz. firm tofu, drained 1 small onion, diced 1 tbsp. chicken style seasoning (*see below) Veggies: mushrooms, peppers, spinach Garnish with fresh cilantro or parsley […]

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Weight Loss Surgery Myths Debunked at ASA

At Alabama Surgical Associates, our team is committed to making sure people have the resources they need to make educated decisions about their health. Right now, there is an obesity pandemic in the United States. While weight loss surgery has long been proven to be an effective tool in the fight against obesity and related […]

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Maintaining Weight Loss After Surgery

Immediately after undergoing weight loss surgery, many people lose a significant amount of weight. However, they can become disheartened when their weight loss begins to plateau. This is absolutely normal. In fact, it’s a sign that your body is adjusting to the changes made during weight loss surgery. Don’t let a weight loss slow-down cause […]

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There are so many benefits of weight loss surgery. Losing a significant amount of weight can help you feel better, have more energy, and fit into more fashionable clothes, for a start. But the benefits of bariatric surgery go much deeper than the superficial: it can help improve or even resolve diabetes, reduce cholesterol, decrease […]

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Who doesn’t love PIZZA! Check out this month’s easy, healthy, egg-crust pizza recipe. This recipe is high in protein and low in carbs and fat making it a great breakfast or lunch option to keep you full all day long! Ingredients: 2 eggs 4 grape tomatoes 6 slices of turkey pepperoni (Hormel 70% less fat) […]

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Wake up your taste buds with our latest ‘pasta’ dish! Our dietitian-created recipe is filled with flavorful, healthy, and weight-loss supporting ingredients: Ingredients: 1 baked/grilled chicken breast seasoned to taste 1 medium zucchini 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp. prepared basil pesto or a few leaves of fresh basil 1 oz. wedge Lite Laughing Cow […]

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Asian lettuce wraps recipe.

Indulge your tastebuds with our latest recipe: Asian Lettuce Wraps! This easy-to-make, low-maintenance dish will have you feeling like you’ve brought the restaurant to your very own home. Check out the full list of ingredients and cooking instructions below. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 lb. ground chicken or turkey 1 medium sweet Vidalia or yellow onion, diced […]

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