For most individuals, summertime in Georgia means backyard barbecues, outdoor festivals and fairs, and lots of time with family and friends. This can also mean battling the temptation to eat whatever and whenever you want because "hey, you haven't seen your Uncle Ernie in 5 years so you gotta enjoy this ice cream with him!". Sound familiar?
As a patient who is interested in losing weight or has just had weight loss surgery, we highly encourage them to stick to a strict dietary list to promote weight loss. This is a given. However, often times our patients feel at a loss as to what healthy food options they have, especially when on a budget.
So I have gone ahead and compiled a list of summer foods that not only promote weight loss and have tons of added nutritional benefits, but are frequently on sale at the grocery story as a result of them being in season. Next time you are at the store, pick up a few of these items and see how you can incorporate them in your diet.
For some fun, low-carb recipes, download our FREE Cookbook and see what you can make with these summer foods.
Click here to download this infographic, 8 Summer Foods Great for Weight Loss, as a shareable PDF.