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....
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...
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...
The Exercising Dilemma After Bariatric Surgery

The Exercising Dilemma After Bariatric Surgery

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 been disconnected...