Nutrition

Weight Fluctuate

Why Does Weight Fluctuate or Stall After Bariatric Surgery?

April 21, 2021 · 0 comments

We’ve all seen it. We work out, eat right, and step on the scale expecting rewards, and it doesn’t show a drop in weight for our efforts. Or worse, it’s actually gone up! Our daily weight fluctuations are normal. Variances in what you eat and drink or how active you

Fiber for Weight Loss and Good Health

Fiber for Weight Loss and Good Health

April 7, 2021 · 0 comments

Is fiber for weight loss and good health really true? YES! Let's find out how and why. The Ways Fiber Is Good For Us Fiber should be on everyone’s daily to-do list! Fiber for weight loss supports weight loss/maintenance, gut flora, and a healthy body. In general terms, it works by

All Or Nothing Thinking

4 Ways the All-Or-Nothing Thinking Impacts Staying on Track

March 17, 2021 · 0 comments

All-Or-Nothing Thinking: You’ve decided to take a trip. Not just any trip, but a long getaway to an oasis of your choosing. Destination in mind, you resolve to prepare for the long journey ahead. After all, this destination is so spectacular that any amount of effort you’ll need to exert

feeling hungry after eating

Feeling Hungry After Eating: Why It Happens and What to Do

March 10, 2021 · 0 comments

“I know I just ate, but I still feel hungry” is a statement I hear a lot. One major benefit of bariatric surgery is reduced hunger. So why, do some patients of feeling hungry after eating? Head Hunger vs. True Hunger Head (emotional) hunger and true (physical) hunger are not

why carbs matter

Why Carbs Matter Even If The Calories Are Low

February 17, 2021 · 0 comments

When it comes to losing weight, we usually think that carbohydrates are the first thing that need to be removed from our diets to achieve results. It is important to know why carbs matter even with low calories in the food. There are many fad diet plans out there that

undermine your weight loss

7 Habits That Undermine Your Weight Loss

February 10, 2021 · 0 comments

Let's discuss some bad habits that undermine your weight loss... 7 Habits That Undermine Your Weight Loss 1. Drinking fluids that contain calories When you consume sugar in a liquid form from soda, juice, sweetened coffee drinks, or other sugar-sweetened beverages, it is rapidly absorbed by the body, which can

Life Without Sugar

Live A Sweet Life Without Sugar

February 3, 2021 · 0 comments

Sugar is in many products that we eat, but as is so often the case, too much of a good thing can quickly turn into a bad thing. Study after study indicates that over-consumption of sugar is detrimental to our health, yet so many of us feel powerless to zap

Read a Nutrition Label

How To Read a Nutrition Label for Bariatric Surgery & Weight Loss

January 27, 2021 · 0 comments

Nutrition labels can be tricky and confusing! So many numbers and percentages—it can be daunting to know what is actually important. Well, if you follow these simple steps, you can be a pro on how to read a nutrition label and making choices to optimize your health. Why All Those

serving sizes

Portion-Control: How to Eyeball Serving Sizes

December 21, 2020 · 0 comments

First, let us work through the who, what, where, when, and why of serving sizes: How to Determine Serving Sizes Who actually eats the serving described on the nutrition facts label?It is rare that a person reads every nutrition facts label and counts out or measures the serving size.  I

Keto and Intermittent Fasting

Are Keto and Intermittent Fasting Bariatric Friendly?

December 7, 2020 · 0 comments

It’s one of the hottest trends in 2020: Intermittent Fasting. Even Hotter is: Intermittent Fasting Coupled With a Ketogenic Diet. The question for our bariatric community is, Are Keto and Intermittent Fasting bariatric friendly? As a bariatric patient, do you need to come at this a bit differently? If so,

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