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Recipe: Liver Reduction Diet Approved Ketchup!

12/11/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

My husband would never be able to do the Liver Reduction Diet because to him ketchup is a food group all it’s own, and not a condiment to be used sparingly. I found a recipe that takes some work but for those of you, like my husband, it is better then living without the red goodness! Now I am not saying you can eat the whole recipe at one sitting, but this is still a much healthier version than available in the stores. Make a few batches at one time and store in a sealed glass jar in the refrigerator.…

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Recipe: Holiday Protein

12/10/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Looking for some great holiday protein? Check out below! 1 pound turkey tenderloins 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon-style prepared mustard 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed Place the turkey tenderloins in a sealable plastic bag and set aside. In a small bowl combine the soy sauce, mustard and rosemary. Pour over turkey, seal bag and shake to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 4 hours shaking once or twice. Preheat oven on the broiler setting. Remove the turkey from the marinade…

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How much weight will I lose after gastric band placement?

12/09/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Many patients will ask, “How much will I lose with the gastric band?” or “I heard you will not lose weight long term with the band.” The amount of weight that you will lose is dependent on multiple factors. You will need to be committed to your new lifestyle. Making good food choices with emphasis on protein foods (lean meats, dairy products, eggs, etc) and vegetables over starchy foods (breads, pasta, rice, etc), snack foods, and avoiding any food and beverages that are liquid…

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Cook it Carefully

12/07/2009 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

I saw this article in the July issue of Cooking Light magazine and I thought it was great information to share. Vitamins come in two forms: fat-soluble, with includes vitamins A, D, E, and K; and water-soluble, such as vitamin C and B vitamins (like thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, and folate). As the name suggests, water-soluble vitamins dissolve in water- either inside your body or on your stovetop. (Fat-soluble vitamins employ different absorption mechanisms.) “Fruits and vegetables are 80 to…

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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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