Nutrition

Getting Enough Protein

Are You Getting Enough Protein After Weight Loss Surgery?

February 21, 2024 · 0 comments

Are You Getting Enough Protein After Weight Loss Surgery? Protein is an essential nutrient found in food. It plays a vital role in many functions of the body, including tissue repair, hormone synthesis, and immune system support. After bariatric surgery, its importance cannot be stressed enough. Bariatric surgery reduces the

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Perspectivas de una dietista: Desmintiendo 3 mitos nutricionales hispanos

January 25, 2024 · 0 comments

This article is also available in English. Click here to read the English version. Perspectivas de una dietista: Desmintiendo 3 mitos nutricionales hispanos: en Puerto Rico, de padres puertorriqueños, bajo una influencia hispana toda mi vida, aunque haya sido criada en los Estados Unidos, como Dietista Registrada, tengo una perspectiva

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Insights from a Dietitian: Debunking 3 Hispanic Nutrition Myths

January 24, 2024 · 0 comments

Este artículo también está disponible en español. Haz clic aquí para leer la versión en español. Insights from a Dietitian: Debunking 3 Hispanic Nutrition Myths: Born in Puerto Rico, of Puerto Rican parents, under a Hispanic influence all my life, even though I was raised in the United States with

Indulge & Bulge

How to Avoid the ‘Indulge & Bulge’ Holiday Food Trap

December 13, 2023 · 0 comments

I was shopping recently and came across this holiday card that read: “When what to my wondering eyes should appear…but 10 extra pounds on my hips, thighs and rear!”  I think we can all relate to this card and the concern for weight regain from Thanksgiving to the New Year.

Bariatric-Friendly Foods

Eat these Seven Bariatric-Friendly Foods to Help Lower Your Cholesterol

October 23, 2023 · 0 comments

Bariatric-Friendly Foods to Help Lower Your Cholesterol: This might surprise you. Did you know that your total cholesterol level and your triglyceride level may both improve, that is, decrease within six months of bariatric surgery? It’s quite common to have elevated lipid levels prior to and after bariatric surgery. These

long haul after wls

How to Eat for the Long Haul After WLS-Part 2

October 2, 2023 · 0 comments

In part one of How to Eat for the Long Haul After WLS Part 1, we talked about the important role that mindfulness plays in your success. A mindful attitude means that you pay attention to details that you may have ignored before, such as how you feel when you

How to Eat

How to Eat for the Long Haul After WLS – Part 1

September 25, 2023 · 0 comments

Wondering what’s next? You’ve made it through the first 6-8 weeks after bariatric surgery, but you’re not sure what or how to eat now. You know one thing for sure. You don’t want to regain the weight after all you’ve been through. I hear you. No worries, I have 10

Nutritional Support After WLS

Why it is Important to Have Nutritional Support After WLS

September 20, 2023 · 0 comments

Could a person technically have weight loss surgery with a surgical practice that does not provide a Registered Dietitian as a resource for support, guidance, and aftercare? Yes, this is entirely possible and there are many programs in the world that provide minimal to no nutritional support to the pre

Preplanning Meals

The Power of Preplanning Meals After Weight Loss Surgery

September 11, 2023 · 0 comments

Embarking on a journey towards bariatric surgery is a huge step for anyone seeking lasting weight loss and improved health. However, the road to success doesn't end with the surgery itself; rather, it’s just the beginning of a new chapter that requires careful planning and commitment. One crucial tool for

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