Eating foods found on a low-carb Mediterranean diet can boost your metabolism and aid weight loss. That’s because a higher metabolism burns more calories. And that makes it easier to get rid of unwanted body fat. Low calorie intake can hit the brakes on weight loss. The body can go into “starvation mode” if we […]
Few appetizers are more universally loved than antipasti. With endless combinations of healthy foods to suit every appetite, food preference, and budget, antipasto — a traditional Italian dish meaning “before the meal” — has become a favorite in households of every ethnicity. With that in mind, I’ve developed a Rustic Hearty Antipasti recipe with three […]
We all know that a good diet is needed for our bodies to get the most out of exercise and working out. In fact, without a diet that is rich in energy, you will find that your performance starts to diminish in each of your workouts. You could feel really tired and exhausted as soon […]
Your diet after bariatric surgery will be a lot different than your pre-surgery diet. And planning your bariatric diet grocery list may prove to be quite the challenge while you are learning what it means to eat healthy. A dietician or nutritionist can help ensure your dietary needs are met as you draft your bariatric meal plan and shopping […]
Protein and Amino Acids Proteins are essential for energy and growth. They are the building blocks of life and are in every cell of the human body. Protein foods are broken down into amino acids during digestion and are intricate in growth and tissue repair. Amino acids are therefore the link between the proteins we eat […]
The thermic effect of food is a term that describes the energy our bodies expend when we ingest food. There are some foods that burn more calories. The thermic effect of foods that burn more calories will differ depending on what a meal consists of: Fat, carbohydrates, and protein are factors that influence the thermic effect […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret. I hide the chocolates in the vegetable drawer of the fridge where no one in my family ever goes! bwahahaha #truestory #MyBariatricLife #weightlossjourney #bariatrics ...