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Ready, Set, Go for Meal Prep, Meal Plans, and Food Tracking

June 15, 2022

Does logging your food make you cringe? Do you resist keep track of what you eat? Do meal prep, meal plans, and food tracking make you yawn? You're not alone, however, the benefits are substantial to you and your weight loss journey.

Research suggests that when you log your food, it creates self-monitoring, which is a foundational key to weight loss. The research shows that when you log what you eat, you’re highly more likely to lose more weight because you’re more aware of what you’re eating.  

When you prep your meals ahead of time, you're less likely to veer off track since you know your meals are ready to go. Meal prep, having meal plans, and food tracking are an important combination for weight loss, avoid weight regain, and going off track by impulsive eating.

Check out these 6 articles that will support you to do meal prep, set-up meal plans, and track your food. When you have a routine of these important parts of your healthy lifestyle, it will be easy!

Planning and Prepping Meals

A Key to WLS Success: the Importance of Planning and Prepping Meals

We know the guidelines for eating healthy after WLS. Learn about planning and prepping meals as one of the most important things you can do for your bariatric surgery success!
Author: Rebecca Skotek, RD, LDN

Meal Planning

Meal Planning in 8 Easy Steps for Everyone

Meal planning is one of the most important things you can do to stay on track, lose weight, and maintaining your weight loss! 
Author: Steph Wagner, MS, RD/LD of Bariatric Food Coach

tracking after WLS

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Tracking After WLS

To lose weight and maintain your weight loss, it is important to set yourself up TO BE SUCCESSFUL for your healthy lifestyle. Check out the 11 mistakes post-ops can make when tracking after WLS.
Author: Sharon George, MS, RD, CDN of New York Bariatric Group


Calorie Counting: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Tracking After WLS

Tracking your food after WLS is important, not just calorie counting but macronutrients too. For your best results and nutrition, check out these 5 mistakes in tracking food!
Author: Dr. Edgar Campos of Mexicali Bariatric Center

weekly menu

How To Plan A Weekly Menu

Check out this article so you can find out how to plan a weekly menu. You’ll learn the guidelines for healthy eating so you can stay on track with your weight loss! 
Author: Bryn Hamilton, RD, LD

Food & Fitness Tracking

Stay On Track with Food Tracking

The process of food and fitness tracking is important. It will help you to monitor what you eat and give you accountability!
Author: Lauren Robinson, RD

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