5 meal ideas to keep food interesting while healing from a gastric bypass

Smoothie with avocado

Immediately after gastric bypass surgery the recommended diet is bland clear liquids to allow your stomach to heal. But as it heals, and you can increase the texture of foods consumed, the reality sets in that eating is very different now. With smaller portions and several months of soft foods ahead of you, suddenly meals … Continue reading 5 meal ideas to keep food interesting while healing from a gastric bypass

Balsamic vinegar benefits: is balsamic vinegar good for you?

is balsamic vinegar good for you

I was kindly sent the Ponti balsamic vinegar featured in this article to review in collaboration with Ciao Gusto. What is balsamic vinegar? Balsamic vinegar is a dark vinegar that is traditionally aged in wooden barrels over many years to acquire its distinct sweet, bold, rich and tart taste. It can be used in cooking … Continue reading Balsamic vinegar benefits: is balsamic vinegar good for you?

8 strategies to help healthy habits stick

8 strategies to help healthy habits stick

A healthy lifestyle can enhance your well-being, boost your mood, and reduce the risk of illness. Despite these well-publicised benefits, sticking to a healthy lifestyle can seem overwhelming at times (and impossible at others!). However, there are ways to help you incorporate healthy habits into your life on a long-term basis. To get started, take … Continue reading 8 strategies to help healthy habits stick