Nutrition

Vitamins After WLS

Are Vitamins After WLS Necessary if a Patient Eats Healthy?

December 9, 2019 · 0 comments

Those going through the pre-weight loss surgery workup may ask why they must have so many labs done?! If you’re anything like me, the thought makes you queasy. I promise there is a good reason, though, and even more reasons to make sure you have those labs checked regularly for

Eating Healthy

Is Eating Healthy After Weight Loss Surgery Too Expensive?

December 2, 2019 · 0 comments

Many things change after weight loss surgery, particularly all things food-related. These changes can be overwhelming and difficult to incorporate into your new lifestyle. Some challenges in eating healthy may include a lack of hunger, difficulty adjusting to the preparation of smaller portions, or feeling like you must eat differently

Net Carb

When a Carb is Not a Carb: The Net Carb Debate

September 11, 2019 · 0 comments

To subtract or not to subtract…that is not the question. Paying attention to what you are eating does not have to involve math. That might take far too much time and effort, particularly if the time is spent calculating “net carbohydrates.” Net carbohydrates as a concept that is important to

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The Cycle of Diets and Why They Don’t Work

July 19, 2019 · 0 comments

Are you planning on shedding those last 20 pounds? Deciding what diet to start?  The unfortunate repercussions of dieting will continuously return you to disappointment, frustration, weight regain, and you will STILL BE HUNGRY! Regardless of how many diets you try, the cycle of diets just never work with long-term

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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