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Chia & Hemp Seeds – Are they worth the hype?

Chia & Hemp Seeds – Are they worth the hype?

2017. The year of chia seeds and hemp seeds. Have you noticed that there always seems to be a new 'it' food? In the last couple of years we have heard a lot about kale, quinoa, maca powder and turmeric, just to name a few! What are 2017’s ‘it’ foods? Among our...

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What your scale isn’t telling you!

What your scale isn’t telling you!

Photo reference: http://people.com/bodies/fit-mom-looks-drastically-different-2-lb-weight-loss/ After Weight Loss Surgery, success isn't always about the number on the scale! We know you guys hate it when we say this, but it’s the truth… and we are about to show you...

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Halloween Tips

Halloween Tips

Happy Halloween friends! Did you know that 3 to 4 small Halloween chocolate bars are equivalent to one full-sized chocolate bar? Don’t trick yourself this year! Here are some other reminders and tips to keep in mind over the next week. 1. Healthy eating starts in...

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Thanksgiving Tips after Weight Loss Surgery

Thanksgiving Tips after Weight Loss Surgery

Will this be your first Thanksgiving weekend since your weight loss surgery (WLS) or bariatric surgery? If so, you are likely feeling a little bit anxious. This is totally normal! Here are our top 5 tips for staying in control this Thanksgiving after weight loss...

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Dessert Recipe – Clafoutis

Dessert Recipe – Clafoutis

We would like to thank our reader BG for suggesting we post a healthy Thanksgiving dessert recipe! Like many of you who have had the gastric bypass (RYGB), BG is always on the look out for a new low sugar dessert that will impress her guests. So here it is! Our recipe...

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Protein Snack Recipe – Edamame Snack

Protein Snack Recipe – Edamame Snack

Serving size: 1 Protein per serving: 8 grams, per 1/2 cup of shelled peas Time: 5 minutes This is a perfect fix for those after work salty/crunchy cravings. Not only will this protein snack tide you over until dinner, but it also packs a punch with it's fibre content...

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Fact or Myth – The 5 Day Pouch Test

Fact or Myth – The 5 Day Pouch Test

People who regain weight after bariatric/weight loss surgery often ask us about the 5 day pouch test. This much debated ‘test’ promises to ‘reset’ your stomach and help you lose more weight. It’s so popular in fact, it has its own acronym – the ‘5DPT’. So what’s the...

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