Category Archives: Diet

Ensuring Proper Portion Control After Bariatric Surgery

July 7, 2020

Portion control is one of the hardest aspects of post bariatric surgery life. After surgery, you may only be able to eat 20% or so of what you ate before. In the early stages of postoperative life, patients quickly realize … Read More

What Should You Know About Gut Health?

May 21, 2020

In the human body, research show that there are actually more bacteria cells than human cells. While we often hear about bacteria causing infections, good bacteria in the body is a powerful tool to prevent harmful bacteria from causing us … Read More

Avoiding Poor Eating Habits When You’re Stuck at Home

April 15, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic keeping millions in their homes, the stress-level is undoubtedly high. For some, it might feel like the calorie intake is just as high. You may be suddenly finding yourself a SAHM-WFT, also known as a Stay … Read More

Getting Back to Basics. How Best to Get Your Daily Hydration Quota

February 17, 2020

Before we get into the best ways to stay hydrated after bariatric surgery, it is important to understand how much water/liquid you actually need. There are varying recommendations out there, but the most common number you will find is 64 … Read More

Tricks to Getting Enough Protein after Bariatric Surgery

December 2, 2019

Protein is an essential nutrient for anyone looking to maintain a healthy weight. Too often, we don’t get enough protein; or we get enough protein, but we eat too much of the other bad stuff that goes with it. After … Read More

Why Diet and Exercise Fails for 95% of Obese Patients

November 18, 2019

If you have watched our seminar, had a consultation, or researched bariatric surgery, you will undoubtedly have come across the statistic that between 90 and 95% of obese people do not achieve long-term weight loss with diet and exercise alone. … Read More

All Soda, Including Diet Soda May Cause Early Death

November 4, 2019

The beverage industry is anchored, in large part, by soda sales. And this makes a lot of sense. Not only are sodas refreshing, but they are also incredibly sweet and satisfy our sugar cravings. As society became more health conscious, … Read More

Great Food Substitutions for Any Time of Year

September 24, 2019

Bariatric patients quickly become familiar with thoughts of things they “can’t” eat, but we want to shift the focus to all of the many things you CAN eat, especially those available all year round. With limited real estate in the … Read More

Solving Stress With Today’s Lifestyle

September 10, 2019

It is obvious that stress can contribute to weight gain in many ways. But how do we break the cycle and stop the stress related weight gain? For some, it is possible to combat the stress itself. Maybe there is … Read More

Stress and Weight Gain – Is There A Connection

August 5, 2019

While you hear of some people losing weight during a stressful time, stress is often a large contributor to weight gain. The causes behind weight gain related to stress are typically a combination of several factors including hormones, psychological factors … Read More

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