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Take Bite Summer | Explore Summer Superfoods

Take Bite Summer

Are your go-to healthy snacks out of season? Try these fresh summer superfoods to give your diet a colorful variety.

Summer Superfoods


Zucchini belongs to the summer squash family and resembles a cucumber. It provides a great source of fiber and Vitamin A, and research has shown that it helps lower cholesterol. While people often sauté or eat zucchini raw in a salad. They can also slice it thin and bake it into chips.

Summer Superfoods: Watermelon

Watermelon is the perfect summer food because of its high water content and natural sugars. In addition to helping you stay hydrated, this water-filled fruit helps you feel less hungry and stay fuller longer. Watermelon also contains lycopene which helps your skin recover from sunburn and can help prevent cancer.

Apricots, Peaches, Nectarines and Plums

These are at their peak ripeness during the hot summer months. People can eat each fruit fresh or dried and it contains dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, and numerous antioxidants. These fruits make an excellent addition to any salad.

Summer Superfoods: Non-Fat Greek Yogurt

Is a healthy source of protein for those activity-packed weekends when you need to eat on the go. Furthermore, you can use it with both sweet and savory flavors or as a frozen treat for dessert. Probiotics also aid the digestive tract, which can become distressed through irregular or unhealthy summer eating habits.

Summer Superfoods: Fish

Fish is a must for healthy eaters. It packs a protein punch without the dreaded saturated fats contained in many meats. The American Heart Association recommends eating at least two servings of fish per week. Salmon and halibut abound in the summertime, reaching their highest populations from July to September. These fish are high in Omega-3 and also contain B6, B12, magnesium, calcium, iron, and zinc. Additionally, you can grill, bake, or fry both salmon and halibut to make them delicious.

Take Bite Summer – Balanced Diet

A balanced diet is key to maintaining general health and managing your weight. If you have a difficult time regulating food intake and weight gain. Call us or schedule a teleconsultation to learn about our bariatric procedures.

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Dr. A. Christopher Ibikunle MD FACS
Dr A. Christopher Ibikunle (MD, FACS) is a distinguished surgeon with a rich academic and clinical background. After completing his residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, he served as an Active Staff and Assistant Professor of Surgery. Currently, he is a Professor of Surgery at Augusta University/University of Georgia Medical Partnership and a Lead Preceptor for several institutions, including Morehouse University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Chris is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, committed to advancing surgery and patient care.
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