Articles Tagged ‘Bariatric Nutrition’

Bariatric Surgery and Mineral Nutrition

Bariatric Surgery and the market surrounding weight loss is one of the largest in the USA and other industrialized nations. Many millions of people turn to diet, exercise, nutritional supplements, and pharmaceuticals to help in their fight against obesity. According to the US Center for Disease Control, morbid obesity is the cause for over 500,000 … Read more »

Put the bagel on the table, hands in the air, and slowly step back.

Many people go right back to carb loading for breakfast once they are no longer a ‘new’ post op, and choose to eat ‘real’ food. Bagels, cereal, oatmeal, toast, granola bars, and other to-go foods can lead to weight gain and low energy, not only because of their excesses (low quality carbs and calories) but … Read more »

Probiotics after Gastric Bypass May Improve Weight Loss!

Laurie Barclay, MD

July 16, 2009 — Probiotics may improve weight loss and other outcomes after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RNYGB) surgery, according to the results of a prospective, randomized trial reported in the July issue of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.

“Surprisingly, the probiotic group attained a significantly greater percent of excess weight loss than that of … Read more »