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Perfect Your Portions

Perfect Your Portions

After bariatric surgery, a smaller stomach won’t guarantee you keep off your weight loss forever. That may sound like a harsh or surprising statement, but it’s true.   While bariatric surgery is an incredible tool, and has transformed lives, those who have had...

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Keto and Bariatric Surgery

Keto and Bariatric Surgery

The most recent popular topic in the world of dieting and weight loss – including in the bariatric community – is the ketogenic diet. As bariatric dietitians, we receive questions weekly on the topic, particularly from our patients who have recently regained weight....

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Depression After Bariatric Surgery

Depression After Bariatric Surgery

How are you doing? Honestly, is everything okay?  It’s okay if your answer is no. It’s also okay if your answer is I don’t know.   Maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed. Maybe you feel like you’ve lost yourself in this whole process. Maybe you feel numb. Maybe you’re...

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Are You Properly Using Your Protein Shake?

Are You Properly Using Your Protein Shake?

There's no doubt that you know by now that protein is important after bariatric surgery. Many of our patients either use protein shakes (or supplements) every day, or when they're on-the-go. One thing's for sure, we often notice our patients using their protein shakes...

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The Exercising Dilemma After Bariatric Surgery

The Exercising Dilemma After Bariatric Surgery

GUEST BLOG POST: The human body was built to be in motion, to engage in movements with the purpose of surviving and living with optimal physical capacities. Our basic instinct of movement has been lost in the rising of our industrialized and fast paced world. We have...

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Why Do I Need to Take Vitamins After Bariatric Surgery?

Why Do I Need to Take Vitamins After Bariatric Surgery?

''If I eat well, why do I need to take daily vitamins after bariatric surgery?'' Have you ever wondered this? Even if you have three balanced meals and two to three balanced snacks every day after bariatric surgery, you’re still almost guaranteed to develop multiple...

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Dreading Dumping Syndrome

Dreading Dumping Syndrome

While a topic like dumping syndrome may be new to some, it may be all to familiar to others. As dietitians who work in bariatric surgery, we often hear the term misused and misinterpreted. Dumping syndrome is a phenomenon that 70% of gastric bypass patients sadly know...

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