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November 18th, 2016

Bariatric Vitamin Guide

Everyone knows that taking vitamins benefits your health. However, it is less often known why this is true. In order to function properly, your body needs the correct balance of vitamins and minerals. These vitamins not only help to regulate some of the body’s most important processes, they also have an impact on weight. Vitamins […]

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Summer Bariatric Recipes
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June 21st, 2017

Bariatric Summer Recipes

After having bariatric surgery, your eating habits have changed. However, you don’t have to miss out on the great summer tastes that you love. Your portions may be smaller, but with these nutrient dense, flavor packed recipes, you’ll enjoy summer barbecues as diligently as ever. Since different diets are required at different stages of your […]

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June 14th, 2017

Benefits of Joining a Bariatric Support Group

The entire experience of getting bariatric surgery is one that is only truly understood by those who go through it. From the initial decision to have the surgery to the aftermath once the operation is over, the details and stress involved can be overwhelming. While most patients have friends and family to talk to about […]

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June 7th, 2017

Top Bariatric Apps

Bariatric surgery is a very complicated and involved procedure that takes a lot of preparation, medical oversight and a long recovery process. However, for those suffering from obesity, this procedure can be one of the most important treatments in the world. According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, a majority of those who […]

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May 31st, 2017

Bariatric Surgery and Depression

  Bariatric surgery is a life-changing – and often life-saving – procedure. Most people find that their quality of life improves after surgery, but it’s important to be aware of the potential complications that may arise, too. People who have undergone bariatric surgery experience higher-than-average rates of depression compared to the general population. Educating yourself […]

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May 24th, 2017

Why You Need a Multivitamin after Bariatric Surgery

Undergoing bariatric surgery can lead to incredibly positive life changes. Many patients feel they’ve been given a new lease on life, freed from the physical and emotional constraints they felt with their pre-surgery body. However, the recovery period after undergoing bariatric surgery can be a difficult and trying time. Besides the physical pains that accompany […]

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May 17th, 2017

Lunch Ideas for Bariatric Patients

After undergoing bariatric surgery, it will take some time to fully recover, and your eating habits may never fully be the same. However, that is hardly something to fret over; the benefits of the surgery and the new body that comes with it will far exceed the change in diet. While your doctor will give […]

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May 10th, 2017

Drinking Soda After Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Gastric sleeve surgery changes your life from how you look to how you perceive food and ultimately what your new eating habits are going to be like for the rest of your life. One of the biggest struggles with getting a gastric sleeve is learning what foods and beverages your new stomach can handle. Many […]

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May 4th, 2017

Are Genetics Partly to Blame for Obesity

Life is often unfair, at least so it seems. Some break their backs to earn little while others live in luxury on inherited wealth. Some have natural gifts for art and music while others practice for hours just to be lousy. Injustice—real and imagined—plagues us every day. No better example can be found than genetic […]

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April 26th, 2017

The Best Way to Exercise Following Bariatric Surgery

Physical exercise is just as important as diet after bariatric surgery to regain a healthy lifestyle. Weight loss patients can stabilize their weight easily by combining an active exercise routine that will complement better eating habits. Regular exercise is also important to halt muscle loss than occur when the body loses weight rapidly. In addition, […]

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Why Vitamin C is Important After Bariatric Surgery
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April 19th, 2017

Why Vitamin C is Important After Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery has been a boon for many morbidly obese people who can’t seem to lose weight through diet or exercise. In many cases, the surgery is literally life-saving and has resolved such maladies as Type 2 diabetes and hypertension. However, with some bariatric surgeries the way the body digests food changes in sometimes drastic […]

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