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!

Why I decided to have WLS On January 17, 2005, I embarked upon a life-changing journey. As I reflec...
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    April 16, 2004 was a new beginning. I'm now 14 years post surgery and still down 100+ lbs and diabetes free. My husband and I celebrated our 32nd wedding anniversary this year. We now have a...

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