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Meet Your Surgeon

Meet Your Surgeon

Meet Dr. Eric Smith of the Kentucky Bariatric Institute.

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Georgetown Bariatrics And Advanced Surgical Services Unveils New Name And Brand

The rebranded Kentucky Bariatric Institute reflects the unique specialization of the bariatrics-only center, which is now the national training ground for Lifepoint Health facilities Georgetown, Kentucky (January 17, 2023) – Georgetown Bariatrics and Advanced Surgical Services unveiled today a new name and brand to better reflect the services provided to patients and...

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Back-To-School Meal Tips

Back-To-School Meal Tips

It’s that time of year again – back to school! For many, this means sports, school projects, finals, and long days filled with trying to stay afloat. In these times, it can be very challenging to keep up with healthy habits. Whether your children are going back to school or...

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Eating Disorders After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric patients may find themselves either returning to previous eating behaviors or developing new behaviors of particular concern after surgery. How does one avoid this while counting calories, protein, and every other possible nutrient? What is an Eating Disorder?Eating Disorders (EDs) are considered serious, bio-psycho-mental illnesses, not merely lifestyle choices, though...

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Getting Started When You Don’t Know Where To Get Started

Getting Started When You Don’t Know Where To Get Started

Let’s talk about fitness. Where do I start? No matter your fitness level, starting out slow and steady is always key. Setting a smaller goal that is 100% attainable 100% of the time is better than setting a larger goal that you hit 50% of the time. If you set out...

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Festive Recipes To Try In The Month Of May

May the 4th Be With You Batuu Blue Milk Ingredients 3 big scoops of frozen Greek yogurt 2 cups of milk or milk alternative 1 scoop desired protein powder 1-2 Tbsp. sugar-free blue Kool-Aid flavor of choice Blue food coloring Instructions Scoop frozen yogurt into a blender. Add milk and protein powder to blender. Add 8-10 drops of blue food...

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Fruits And Vegetables In Season For May

Fruits And Vegetables In Season For May

Strawberries: Prime-time for these bright bursts of cheer is May through June. Give your heart a boost by getting your fair share. Strawberries can also help you regulate your blood sugar and boost your immunity while providing healthy carbs, such as fiber.   Kohlrabi: If you happen to miss this gem between May and...

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Vegetables In Season: March Edition

Vegetables In Season: March Edition

Happy March! This month, we celebrate the official beginning of spring and say goodbye to the grey, gloomy, cold weather of winter. As the weather starts to warm up, we get to spend more time outside. Gardening can be a very rewarding and relaxing hobby, but if you don’t enjoy...

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Vegetables In Season: April Edition

Vegetables In Season: April Edition

April is all about yummy spring vegetables—artichokes and asparagus are at their peak, snap peas begin to make an arrival on dinner plates, as well as young carrots, and fava beans. There is also spring garlic, spring onions, leeks, fennel and the first spring radishes arrive. Winter citrus are disappearing,...

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Obesity Care Week 2022 Is Here!

Obesity Care Week 2022 Is Here!

Obesity Care Week 2022 is Here! Now is the time to act! Obesity Care Week 2022 (OCW) officially kicks off today and we need your support to make an impact. Obesity is a complex, chronic, recurring disease affecting more than 2 billion people globally. Unlike most other diseases, obesity is one...

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