Recipe of the Week: Moroccan Chicken Pitas

Try a taste of North Africa with this subtly spiced dish, sure to become a family favorite. Recipe Nutritional Information: Servings: 4 Estimated Total Preparation Time: 25 minutes Calories per Serving: 548 Recipe Ingredients: 1 tsp chili powder 1 tbsp

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In the News: How Modern Life Depletes Our Gut Microbes

We’re learning more and more about the science of our intestinal flora and the incredible impact they have on our health, both physical and mental.  Dr. Laffey recommends eating cultured foods daily and actively working to improve diversity in diet

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In the News: FDA Approves Another Balloon Device For Weight Loss

Dr. Laffey has been following this development as it moved through the approval process and is excited to see it become available to our patients!  It represents a real middle, reversible ground between surgery and medical treatment alone; and we

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Recipe of the Week: Grilled Fish Kebabs with Rice

These tasty fish kebabs are a snap to grill, great leftover on a salad, and are great  for summer evenings when you want to keep the heat of cooking outside the house! Recipe Nutritional Information: Servings: 4 Estimated Total Preparation

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Recipe of the Week: Jerk Shrimp and Pineapple Salsa

If you’re in a grilling mood, enjoy these tropical flavors of shrimp and pineapple with a little spice to liven things up. Recipe Nutritional Information: Servings: 4 Estimated Total Preparation Time: 20 minutes Calories per Serving: 513 Recipe Ingredients: 1

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Recipe of the Week: Grilled Summer Fruit on Flatbread

It’s so simple – and tasty – to grill up some fruit for a light and refreshing summer dinner or dessert (in smaller portions). Other fruits, like pineapple, are also great for the grill! Recipe Nutritional Information: Servings: 2 Calories

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Stay on Track While Traveling

Vacations don’t have to be diet-busters! Use these four tips to keep you sane, healthy, and successful on your medical weight loss plan this summer. Summer’s here and you’re likely busy enjoying summer travel and hopefully some real summer getaways.

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How to Choose the Healthiest Salad

“Oh, I’ll just have a salad.” Is that your first thought when you head to lunch with your friends, or out to dinner with your spouse? Chances are, it’s your go-to choice on the menu, and one that leaves you

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Recipe of the Week: Fish Tacos with Lime Guacamole

You can almost feel the ocean breezes when you bite into these delightful fish tacos, flavored with a touch of lime juice. Recipe Nutritional Information: Servings: 4 Estimated Total Preparation Time: 25 minutes Calories per Serving: 541 Recipe Ingredients: Nonstick

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Surviving This Years’ Neighborhood Picnic

Two things that go hand-in-hand? Picnics and (usually not-so-healthy) food. This summer, you’re likely fielding invites from pals on your street to get together for potlucks and picnics. Here are some tips to make those events fun without getting off

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