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Have you received your FREE gift?

12/05/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Clarian Bariatrics is offering a FREE gift to patients that come to Clarian Bariatrics with the coupon that is accessible by clicking the "Happy Holidays" icon to the right. Bring the coupon with you to an informational session, support group or exercise class and receive a FREE cookbook full of delicious and nutritious recipes perfect for entertaining. What are you waiting for??? 

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Holiday Calories: How Do They Add Up?

12/03/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Holiday calories can add up quickly! Take a look at the calorie content of the holiday foods below! Pumpkin Pie: = 240 calories/13 g fat Lemon Meringue Pie= 270 cal/11 g fat Chocolate Pie = 300 calories/18 g fat Vanilla Fudge (1) = 163 calories/12 g fat Egg Nog (1/2 cup) = 220 cal/22 g sugar Trail Mix (3 Tbsp) = 131 calories Stuffing (1 serving) = 360 cal/8 g fat Green Bean Casserole (1/2 c) = 225 cal Looking for some better choices this holiday season? Check out the foods below for other options.…

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Seek Support During the Holidays

12/02/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The following is a daily inspiration by Katie Jay: It’s the most wonderful time of the year.. or so some people think. For many people the holiday season is stressful and or depressing. This is the time of year to seek support and give it. If you respond to stress with self-destructive behaviors (over committing, over eating, having un realistic expectations of what you can handle) your holiday season will hinder your progress. You don’t have to surrender your sanity to the season. You…

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Happy Birthday to Us!

12/01/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Many of you may know that all weight loss surgeries for Clarian Bariatrics patients are performed at Clarian North Medical Center in Carmel. Well today, December 1, marks our fourth birthday! I was lucky enough to be one of the individuals that helped open the hospital, and every year on this date I cannot help but think about how far we have come in just four short years. One of the things that makes this birthday so great is that we have helped almost 600 individuals overcome obesity problems with…

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Recipe: Southeast Asian Grilled Flank Steak

12/01/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The following recipe, Southeast Asian Grilled Flank Steak, Liver Reduction Diet approved! Enjoy! 1 tablespoon Splenda 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon fish sauce 2 teaspoons hot chile sauce ½ teaspoon ground coriander 2 cloves garlic minced 1 pound flank steak trimmed Cooking spray ¼ teaspoon salt Combine first 6 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add steak; seal and marinate in refrigerator 24 hours turning occasionally. Prepare grill or stove top grill pan to medium-high…

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November Gastric Band Support Group Recap

12/01/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The Clarian Bariatrics support group meeting for gastric band patients was held on Tuesday, November 17 where we discussed holiday eating. Did you know that the average American packs on about of 10 to 15 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s? During the holiday season, it is easy to get off track, especially when holiday treats taunt us at work, at home, and social events. The holidays are about celebrating with family and friends, but these celebrations often involve foods that are high…

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Reminder: Cooking Class Tomorrow!

11/30/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Will I see you tomorrow? I will be hosting cooking class tomorrow, December 1, at the Clarian Bariatrics clinic (located at 6640 Intech Boulevard, Suite 300 - Indianapolis) from 6 p.m. -7:30 p.m. The class will be holiday themed and will have foods that will work on Liver Reduction Plan as well as post-surgical diets. Please RSVP to achumble@clarian.org or call 317-275-7015. Please leave your name, phone number, and how many people will be attending. Besides delicious ideas, all attendees will receive…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

11/26/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

On this day of Thanksgiving, I just wanted to extend my heartfelt thanks to all our patients, referring physicians, surgeons and staff members that make Clarian Bariatrics what it is. We could not do it without you! I hope that you all enjoy the time you spend with friends and family today, and take a minute to thank those that you are grateful for. Happy Thanksgiving!  

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Recipe: Quick Morning Holiday Omelet

11/25/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

This recipe is so fast...it only takes one minute in the microwave! During those fast-paced holiday days, don’t forget your most important meal. Jump start your metabolism and tackle your day! 1 egg and 1 egg white, beaten together 2 Tablespoons low-fat shredded cheese, such as cheddar, mozzarella or monterey jack Optional additions 1 Tablespoon fresh chives, basil or cilantro 1/4 cup pre-cooked chicken or turkey sausage, chopped 1/4 cup mini ham cubes 2 Tablespoons chopped bell pepper 2 Tablespoons…

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