6 Steps to Decode & Understand a Nutrition Facts Label

The first time you look at a nutrition facts label it can be dizzying. What do all those numbers mean? What should you be looking for? If you have undergone or considering weight loss surgery, it is important to understand the information on nutrition labels to help make informed decisions about ...

Beef Fajitas in Slow Cooker Recipe, Gluten-Free & Bariatric-Friendly

Enjoy your summer get-togethers without spending lots of time in the kitchen. Break out your slow co...

Before & After RNY with Mary J., losing 140 pounds!

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