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Tips for Drinking More Water after Bariatric Surgery

Tips for Drinking More Water after Bariatric Surgery

For many of our patients, drinking enough water is a daily struggle. Do any of the following comments sound familiar? I just forget. I don’t feel thirsty. I’m too busy. I feel limited by not drinking and eating at the same time. Water is boring! Drinking water after...

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Dreading Dumping Syndrome

Dreading Dumping Syndrome

While a topic like dumping syndrome may be new to some, it may be old news to others. BUT as dietitians who work in bariatric surgery, we often hear most people misunderstand, misuse, and misinterpret what dumping syndrome really is. Dumping syndrome is a phenomenon...

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Is all cheese the same?

Is all cheese the same?

Many of our patients seem to often choose the creamier spreadable cheeses after weight loss surgery or bariatric surgery. But are they the best options? Let’s go through the nutrition facts together. We’ve also added in brick cheese and ricotta cheese for comparison....

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Chia & Hemp Seeds – Are they worth the hype?

Chia & Hemp Seeds – Are they worth the hype?

2017. The year of chia seeds and hemp seeds. Have you noticed that there always seems to be a new 'it' food? In the last couple of years we have heard a lot about kale, quinoa, maca powder and turmeric, just to name a few! What are 2017’s ‘it’ foods? Among our...

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