Nutrition

Not Eating Enough Protein

Signs & Symptoms for Not Eating Enough Protein After Bariatric Surgery

June 14, 2019 · 0 comments

The importance of eating protein after bariatric surgery cannot be stressed enough. Proteins are an important macronutrient and form a major part of lean body tissues. You may have heard your surgeon or dietitian emphasize eating your proteins first or increase your daily protein intake. But why? After surgery, a

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Decipher Food Cravings After Bariatric Surgery

May 13, 2019 · 0 comments

I have been counseling pre and post-operative bariatric patients for over three years. One of the most common things my patients hope that bariatric surgery will help them with is their food cravings. While bariatric surgery can help minimize the frequency and severity of food cravings, it certainly is not

Ketogenic Diet

Keto Is More Than Just Reducing Carbohydrates!

May 3, 2019 · 0 comments

The Ketogenic diet is King right now. Everybody wants to look better, feel better and lose weight in the process. This is the diet we are hearing about every place we turn. If Keto is King and everybody is jumping on board and reducing their carbohydrate load, then why is

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Food Choices That Can Keep You From Losing Weight After WLS

April 17, 2019 · 0 comments

Success after weight loss surgery is up to the patient to make the necessary lifestyle changes and to continue these changes for years after surgery. Make Healthy and Appropriate Food Choices for Continued Success After weight loss surgery, 6 weeks post-surgery and beyond, it is up to you to make

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Bariatric Keto: How to Begin Keto After WLS?

April 5, 2019 · 0 comments

It is always a pleasure for me when bariatric clients want to sit down and discuss a ketogenic lifestyle and ask me if there is a version of Bariatric Keto. Of course, it’s all the rage right now and their interest may have peaked because the internet is currently on

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7 Easy Protein Hacks to Help Meet Protein Requirements After Bariatric Surgery

November 29, 2018 · 0 comments

This post is sponsored by PREMIER PROTEIN®. Protein Requirements After Bariatric Surgery As a bariatric patient, you will advance through various phases of a post-bariatric nutrition plan given to you by your bariatric center’s dietician or nutritionist. The phases might include clear liquids, full liquids, pureed foods, soft foods and

Health Food Frauds

11 Tips for Spotting Health Food Frauds

November 7, 2018 · 0 comments

Although that seemingly healthy snack may not be wearing a black mask to hide its face, your favorite food go-to may actually be a stealthy criminal in disguise; seeking to destroy all the good work you have been doing to live a healthy lifestyle. Could your favorite afternoon snack really be

The Reality of Starvation Mode Fact vs Fiction

The Reality of Starvation Mode – Fact vs Fiction

October 29, 2018 · 0 comments

Can you starve yourself to lose weight? Can it hurt for the short-term or what about long-term? Let’s face it, losing weight is a battle. You can set your mind to eating healthy, cutting calories and exercising, but when you see little to no results from your efforts, it can

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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

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