Vitamin B12 is Important After Bariatric Surgery
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March 8th, 2017

Why Vitamin B12 is Important After Bariatric Surgery

Though there are many benefits patients experience after they’ve had bariatric surgery, the surgery does have side effects, especially if the patient has had a type of surgery that bypasses much of their stomach. One of the side effects is that it’s hard for the body to absorb Vitamin B12, or cobalamin. Read more to […]

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Exercising After Bariatric Surgery
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March 1st, 2017

Exercising After Bariatric Surgery

There are many benefits that you can reap from exercising after bariatric surgery. Not only will you lose more weight, but you will also boost your mood. However, there are guidelines that you need to keep in mind. Guidelines for Exercising After Bariatric Surgery Follow Your Doctor’s Instructions Your doctor will let you know when […]

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Essential Supplements for Bariatric Patients
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February 22nd, 2017

Essential Supplements for Bariatric Patients

After gastric bypass surgery the body’s ability to absorb vitamins is dramatically compromised. Combine this with a drastically reduced appetite and these changes can result in a deficiency in vitamins and minerals crucial to body health. To avoid serious medical problems, consider the essential supplements that must be included in your new diet. Your doctor […]

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February 15th, 2017

Is Sugar The World’s Most Popular Drug?

Picture this: a white substance that is capable of changing the way you feel, think, and behave. Did you picture heroin, cocaine, or pharmaceutical drugs? The substance I speak of is much more common than these drugs. It’s so common, in fact, that it can be found in every pantry and fridge in America. Perhaps […]

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Nutrition After Gastric Bypass Surgery
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February 8th, 2017

Long Term Nutrition After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is a life-saving procedure that will lead to weight loss, but it isn’t a free pass to stop thinking about nutrition for the rest of your life. Immediately after the surgery, patients need to go through a special diet that consists of clear liquids, pureed food, and soft foods in order to […]

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Drinking Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery
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February 1st, 2017

Drinking Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery

Many people enjoy social drinking such as having a couple of beers at a baseball game or a glass of wine with dinner. If you’re having bariatric surgery, though, the way your body reacts to alcohol will change. So, is drinking alcohol after bariatric surgery a good idea? You may need to re-evaluate the way […]

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Why Protein is Important after Bariatric Surgery
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January 25th, 2017

Why Protein is Important after Bariatric Surgery

  Bariatric surgery is a big step towards better health and conquering your weight, but with it comes some big responsibility. After the procedure, you must pay close attention to what and how much you eat. One of the most important aspects of your new diet will be your protein intake. Read below to learn […]

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Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery
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January 18th, 2017

Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery, your stomach will be much smaller than it was previously. This means that you’ll be eating smaller amounts of food. In order to get enough nutrients and stay healthy, you’ll need to focus on consuming foods that are filled with vitamins, minerals, and protein. Although your doctor will probably give you a […]

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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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October 5th, 2016

Staying Motivated and Keeping the Weight Off After Bariatric Surgery

Guest blogger, Pandora Williams presents her 5th Blog for us today! Pandora is dedicated to helping pre and post operative bariatric patients find a healthy balance in life to reach and maintain weight loss goals while battling obesity. After having bariatric surgery and losing 260 pounds, Pandora has become a Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach, Motivational […]

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