Instead of Emotional Eating After WLS, 10 Strategies to Manage Emotions

Weight loss surgery is a life-changing event for most people. Patients claim to “get their life back.” After the initial bliss of the surgery has softened, some patients might notice that although they cannot eat like they used to, they still have the urge to use food as a way to cope with stress or...

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As a weight loss surgery nutritionist, a frequently asked question that I am regularly asked is: "Wi...

Does Bariatric Surgery Change Taste Buds Post-Operatively?

It’s so rewarding to be a part of an individual’s journey through weight loss surgery and to be able...
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