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Where can you find suitable recipes for bariatric patients?

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Recipes for bariatric patients are published by the Medical University of South Carolina and LifeBridge Health websites, as of 2015. Hallmark Health also publishes a directory of websites offering bariatric recipes.

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The MUSC Health website maintained by the Medical University of South Carolina offers an abundance of recipes for patients of its bariatric surgery program. Recipes are organized by breakfast, lunch, main dish, side dish and dessert ideas. There are also ideas for condiments and snacks. Breakfast recipes include Must-Try Muffin in a minute, Ziplock Omelets and White Bean Waffles. Sample recipes for main dishes include Fish Stew, Spaghetti-less Spaghetti and Pinto Bean Cakes. Desserts to try from the site include Poached Pears, Egg Nog and Protein Packed Pumpkin Cheesecake.

LifeBridge Health offers many recipes that facilitate the type of diet required for bariatric patients. Some options include Crustless Quiche, Cuban-Inspired BBQ Salmon, No-Carb Fettuccine Noodles and Oven-Baked Halibut. Full-color photos are provided for most recipes.

Hallmark Health provides a website directory that makes it easy to locate bariatric recipes. Some of the sites included in the directory include Bariatric Foodie, ObesityHelp.com and Barix Connection. The site also makes recommendations for apps that can be downloaded to a smartphone to assist in finding recipes and other resources.

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