Make sure you are getting the most nutritious mouthfuls possible during National Nutrition Month® with these tips for loading on fruits and vegetables to your plate.
Have you ever ordered a salad at a restaurant with the intention of staying on track only to find that your food journal app says it is 1,200 calories and 60 grams of fat? Or perhaps you have ordered a Caesar salad before and could not eat it because there was so much dressing on the lettuce?
There is a reason that people like to eat sugar, it makes us feel good. Sugar is one of those foods that signal feel good receptors, called dopamine, in our brain. Dopamine is usually referred to as the happy hormone. When our brain releases dopamine it gives us a boost in our mood.
Bariatric surgery limits the amount of food you can consume and in the case of gastric bypass, limits the amount of calories and nutrients your body can absorb. Therefore, it is very important that you follow the recommendations of your surgeon and/or dietitian. You must choose healthy, nutrient-rich foods and stay hydrated. Learn about Fooducate, a …