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Dear Friends and Family of LapSF and The Surgical Weight Loss Center of Hawaii,

Spring has finally arrived and we are very much excited to start spending our weekends outside being active. There are so many activities that you can do outside from hiking the trails, going to the park to play soccer or basketball, or possibly going swimming in the lake. All these activities are not only fun, but can also help you burn calories without thinking of it as a "workout".

 

With good weather also comes outdoor parties and barbeques. Have no fear friends, you can still partake in outdoor grilling parties, you just have to smart about your food choices.

 

Great Outdoor BBQ/Party Tips:

 

-Come prepared. Bring your own meat such as skinless chicken thighs or breast or ground bison to make a bison burger.

 

-Kebabs are a great way to cook small portions of meat and vegetables. Load up skewers with your choice of meat, onions, mushrooms, peppers, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, or yellow squash. Use small peices of your choice of protein for easy assembly.

 

-Steer away from pasta salads, potato salads, chips, and bread. Bring fresh vegetables with a greek yogurt dip as a healthy appetizer alternative.

 

-Make a refreshing non-calorie punch to bring to the party so that you can sip on something other than carbonated beverages and alcohol.

 

As you can see, you can still go and socialize with friends at a barbeque, just be conscious of your surroundings and bring food so that you are prepared for any situation.

 


LapSF Made a Pinterest Account!

We have created a Pinterest account to pin everything related to weight loss surgery from recipes to our favorite bariatric products.

 

Pinterest is a virtual pinboard where you can pin anything on the internet and organize them in a way that is easy to find and logical. For example, if you see a recipe you like, pin it for later use.

 

Check our page out today and Happy Pinning!

http://pinterest.com/lapsfrd/


LapSF's Recipe Contest!


We invite you all to participate in a contest that will bring out your creative side as well as help current and new patients on their journey to weight loss success. The contest is a recipe contest!

 

The contest will have two categories: Bariatric Phase II: Soft Food Phase category and Bariatric Phase III: Solid Food Phase category.

 

Rules:

 

1. Recipes must follow bariatric diet guidelines.

                  Carbohydrates: less than 7 grams/serving

                  Fat: less than 5 grams/serving

                  Protein: greater than 15 grams/serving

 

2. All recipes must be an original recipes and must be accurate so that if the viewer replicates the exact recipe, they will get the same product.

 

3. All recipes must be submitted (emailed) to Gabriella, our dietitian,  during the time of  May 7th-May 11th by midnight pacific time. Her email address is rd@lapsf.com. Please write “Recipe Contest” in the heading of the email. Please attach the picture in a JPEG form, and have the recipe instructions in the body of the email (not attached as a document).

 

Judging will be based on three things:

 

1. How well your recipe best fits the bariatric diet guidelines.

 

2. Creativity.

 

3. Appearance.

 

From the entries submitted, we will pick 2 contestants that will be our finalists from each category.

 

The contestants’ recipes with pictures will be posted to our LapSF and Surgical Weight Loss of Hawaii Facebook accounts, and the recipe from each category that receives the most likes/comments will win a grand prize! This will include a LapSF Blender bottle, and $50.00 worth of LapSF E-store supplements.

 

http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=1807427302

 

http://www.facebook.com/#!/LapSFDrCirangle

 

http://www.facebook.com/questbar?sk=app_4949752878#!/HawaiiWeightLoss

 


Change of Address for Eureka Clinic

Note: The Eureka clinic has moved to

 

3200 Walford Avenue, Suite D, Eureka, CA 95503


LapSF New Patient Seminar and Support Group Schedule

 May 2nd, 6:00- 8:00 pm Stockton Seminar and Support Group

Stockton Courtyard Marriott, 3252 W. March Lane

*New patient seminar starts at 6:00 pm

**Support group starts at 7:00 pm

 

May 16th, 6:30-8:30 pm San Jose Seminar and Support Group

Good Samaritan Hospital, 2425 Samaritan Drive

*Located in the teleconference trailers in the east parking lot

**New patient seminar starts at 6:30 pm

***Support group starts at 7:30 pm

LapSF Dietitian, Gabriella will be here to answer your questions.

 

May 21st, 6:30-8:30 pm, San Francisco Seminar and Support Group

CPMC, Stanford Building board room

*New patient seminar starts at 6:30 pm

**Support group starts at 7:30 pm

 

May 23rd, 6:30-8:30 pm, Sacramento Seminar and Support Group

Woodlake Hotel, 500 Leisure Lane, Sacramento, CA 95815

*New patient seminar starts at 6:30 pm

**Support group starts at 7:30 pm

 

May 25th, 6:00-8:00 pm, Sonoma County Seminar and Support Group

Filgas Medical Group, 8911 Lakewood Drive, Suite 23, Windsor, CA 95492

*New patient seminar starts at 6:00 pm

**Support group starts at 7:00 pm


Sincerely,

 

The Team at Laparoscopic Associates of San Francisco and the Surgical Weight Loss Center of Hawaii

 

Laparoscopic Associates of California

1700 California Street, Suite 280

San Francisco, CA 94115

 

 and

 

The Surgical Weight Loss Center of Hawaii

111 Hekili Street, Suite 285

Kailua, HI 96734

 

(415) 820-5939

 




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