macros after bariatric surgery

Focusing on Micronutrients & Macros After Bariatric Surgery

September 13, 2017 · 0 comments

What is a calorie? Every week I teach a Fundamentals of Nutrition Class at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and I start with that question. What does the word calorie mean? As that question lingers in the air, confusion begins to enter the room and patients hesitantly respond

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Fall Sale: 40% Off Ostrim Meat Sticks & Jerkee!

September 8, 2017 · 0 comments

This post is sponsored by Bariatric Nutrition. September Savings for Members & Followers We're thrilled to announce an exclusive 40% off sale for members and followers. All OSTRIM Meat Sticks & Jerkee are 40% off until the end of September! Just visit, add OSTRIM sticks or jerkee to

Sugar Substitutes

What’s Up With Sugar Substitutes After WLS?

June 2, 2017 · 0 comments

I am frequently asked questions from clients, acquaintances, and family (as well as pretty much anyone who finds out I am a dietitian) about what's up with sugar substitutes. In addition, I'm also asked about using sugar substitutes after WLS. At a surface level, artificial sweeteners (Splenda, NutraSweet, Sweet N’Low,

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How To Fast At Ramadan After Bariatric Surgery

May 17, 2017 · 0 comments

You've made it through bariatric surgery and you're plugging along. Now that you're a bariatric post-op patient, and you come upon Ramadan, it's understandable that you may not be sure what to do. Do you Fast? Do you NOT Fast? What's the next step? How to get in Water? Food?

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Constipation After WLS and 10 High-Fiber Foods to Keep You Going

April 17, 2017 · 0 comments

One of the biggest, most common issues bariatric patients deal with is constipation after WLS. Constipation means your bowel movements are happening less often than normal or it is difficult to expel waste from our bodies. Most people will experience constipation sooner or later, and although it is not usually

10 Ways to Control Your Appetite

10 Ways That You Can Control Your Appetite After Bariatric Surgery

April 12, 2017 · 0 comments

The biggest key to success in any undertaking is self-discipline. Whether your goal is to save $500 each month, learn a new language, or lose 50 pounds, self-control will see you through. However, constant hunger is distracting to even the most disciplined. Literally. Hunger can lead to decreased concentration, light-headedness,

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A Helpful Guide for Understanding Protein Supplements After Weight Loss Surgery

March 30, 2017 · 0 comments

Have you ever felt overwhelmed looking for protein supplements after weight loss surgery at the store or online? You’re not alone! The protein supplement industry is huge. According to Euromonitor International, a trends monitoring organization, consumers spend 16 billion dollars per year on protein products. It’s nice to have options

10 Strategies to Make Grocery Shopping a Success

10 Strategies to Make Grocery Shopping a Success

March 24, 2017 · 0 comments

Many who have undergone WLS can attest to the fact that tasks involving food that were relatively simple prior to surgery may not be so simple afterward. This can also be the case for grocery shopping. It can be difficult to know what and how much to buy on each

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What are Slider Foods & Should I be Wary of Them?

March 2, 2017 · 0 comments

In the world of weight-loss surgery, there are a lot of words and phrases that can sound pretty strange very quickly. To an outsider, words like “dumping” or “slider” may even seem a little alarming! We use acronyms like VSG and WLS and NSV. Someone new to bariatric living might

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To Be Vegan…or Not To Be Vegan

February 8, 2017 · 0 comments

This is a question that has been an ongoing, central topic in the world of nutrition.  It is a topic that incorporates humanity, belief, science, culture and personal preference.  If a person decides to live on only plant-based foods, is that enough? Will plant-based foods give a person everything they

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