Nutrition

Caffeine and Bariatric Surgery 2

Caffeine and Bariatric Surgery: A Good Match?

October 10, 2018 · 0 comments

Caffeine and bariatric surgery is a hot topic right now. Searching online provides an enormous amount of conflicting information and can be very confusing. Does caffeine dehydrate you, or harm your stomach? Does it promote weight loss, or increase appetite? Is it good or bad? Can you never drink caffeine

Hydration After Bariatric Surgery

What You Need to Know About Hydration After Bariatric Surgery

September 24, 2018 · 0 comments

Staying hydrated is critical to all of us human beings. It’s critical after bariatric surgery and an essential part of our journey to lifelong wellness. A lack of adequate fluid can be devastating and lead to dehydration. Staying hydrated, primarily with water as your primary go-to fluid, is critical, especially

grazing

Grazing: The Way To Bypass Your Weight Loss Surgery Tool

August 24, 2018 · 0 comments

The hardest part of any weight loss program is keeping it off. For thousands of people each year, bariatric surgery is a way to lose weight, reduce the risk of developing further health concerns and improve the overall quality of their lives. While eating smaller portions has been proven to

Healthy Food After Bariatric Surgery

Focus on Bariatric-Friendly Food Options, No Matter Where You Eat

August 15, 2018 · 0 comments

As a weight loss surgery nutritionist, a frequently asked question that I am regularly asked is: "Will I be able to eat all kind of foods after surgery?" From my experience working with bariatric surgery patients, I want to encourage patients' mindset to focus on healthy choices that are bariatric-friendly

Fat Soluble Vitamins E and K 2

The Science of Supplementation: Fat-Soluble Vitamins, Part 2

August 3, 2018 · 0 comments

In the Fat-Soluble Vitamins, Part 1 article, I introduced you to vitamin D, which plays an important role in bone health and is especially important after WLS, as well as vitamin A, which helps support skin and eye health. In this article, I will discuss the remaining fat-soluble Vitamins E and

Food After Bariatric Surgery

Re-Think the Way You Think of Food After Bariatric Surgery

August 1, 2018 · 0 comments

Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you these two things define me: racing cars and being a passionate dietitian. Most would think these two things have nothing to do with each other. Food Is The Fuel For Your Body You can’t drive a car without gas, and

greek turkey burgers recipe

Unique Greek Turkey Burgers Recipe, 29g Protein!

July 30, 2018 · 0 comments

If you're looking for an alternative to the traditional burgers, this is a recipe for you! Delicious, healthy, low-carb, and jam-packed with protein. WLS-friendly that everyone will enjoy! Unique Greek Turkey Burgers Recipe Recipe by: Hungry Girl Makes 4 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 20 minutes; Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 1/4 cup finely

Fat-Soluble Vitamins A and D

The Science of Supplementation: Fat-Soluble Vitamins, Part 1

July 16, 2018 · 0 comments

Previously in this article series, I have discussed digestion before and after WLS, and the nine water-soluble vitamins. Now, I will introduce you to the four fat-soluble vitamins: vitamin A, D, E, and K. In this article, I'll explain the Fat-Soluble vitamins A and D. Fat-soluble vitamins are like oil and

Nutrition Label

What Does That Nutrition Label Mean?

July 2, 2018 · 0 comments

Many believe that interpreting a nutrition label is like reading ancient hieroglyphics. You have to try to decipher these numbers and percentages as well as vitamins you’ve never heard of. Why are there three different numbers for fats? Is fiber a carbohydrate? What is considered too much sugar per serving?

Glycemic Index for WLS 2

How To Use Food Choices & Glycemic Index for WLS Success

June 6, 2018 · 0 comments

Have you ever noticed that some foods, meals, or snacks leave you feeling fuller longer, while others leave you feeling hungrier than before you ate the food?  You may be aware of some of the reasons for the difference in satiety, the size of the meal or snack, nutrient composition-protein versus

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