Category Archives: Eating At home
By Dr. Heidi Ryan, Bariatric and General Surgeon at VIPSurg Las Vegas Originally Published June 30, 2015 and Updated March 21, 2019 It’s no secret that regular exercise, stress management, and getting enough sleep are critical for combating fatigue. It also turns out that our eating habits directly affect our energy levels, and there are ways we can use nutrition to feel more energetic throughout the day. As busy and productive people with over-scheduled, stressful lifestyles (sometimes combined with little quality sleep and poor eating habits), it is no wonder so many of us feel drained. Fatigue breaks us down physically and emotionally in addition to weakening the immune system, making us more susceptible to illness, depression, and even chronic conditions like heart disease. The good news is that we can take steps to naturally increase our energy through nutrition too.
By Dr. Heidi Ryan, Bariatric and General Surgeon at VIPSurg Las Vegas Originally Published June 30, 2015 and Updated December 20, 2018 Another one of my go-to stay at home meals is the Spanish Tortilla (or potato omelet). I love eating this with a piece of toast smeared with half of a really ripe tomato and sprinkled with a little salt. Having breakfast for dinner is one of my favorites! Check out the recipe below.
By Dr. Heidi Ryan, Bariatric and General Surgeon at VIPSurg Las Vegas Originally Published June 24, 2015 and Updated February 21, 2019 Why dine out this Spring and Summer when you can stay home and enjoy all the delicious produce that this time of year has to offer! Staying home for dinner will ensure fewer calories consumed while still making sure you have maximum satisfaction. This Italian chicken meal is low calorie and a cinch to make…
By Dr. Heidi Ryan, Bariatric and General Surgeon at VIPSurg Las Vegas Originally Published June 19, 2015 and Updated January 21, 2019 An easy way to drop excess calories from my diet (and improve emotional wellbeing by spending time with family or friends) is to make meals at home. Logically when I know what I’m putting into my food I can better control what I eat. One doesn’t have to be a gourmet chef to make healthy food (that tastes great!) at home. Sometimes simpler is better and learning new things can be fun! Eating three or four meals a week made at home with my family also provides some bonding time to ask, “how was your day,” keeps my mind young by teaching me new things and provides some much needed stress relief.