There has been a sudden explosion of advice and opinions floated out there by a brand new crop of bariatric experts. I would like to make a few points that I feel have been lost in the shuffle of bariatric information that is … Read more »
Articles Tagged ‘Bariatric Nutrition’
Not all morbidly obese think very highly of themselves. It’s more comfortable to blend into the wallpaper and not call attention to one’s existence. No one wants to be the 800-pound gorilla in the room – literally. At my largest size … Read more »
The other evening, my husband was watching a sporting event on the Jumbotron in our living room when I placed a bowl of Dip on the coffee table. He smiled as he realized that his game just turned into a Party.
Want to have a party? All you have to do is break out some Dip!
The … Read more »
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 »
I believe that I need to clarify my post regarding the NEW Crystal Light FITNESS NATURAL product.
- I am NOT opposed to consuming 6 grams of sugar as I know that … Read more »
I love weekends! I can wake up at ten and then sit in bed and work on my laptop until noon or even three if I feel like it! Its a nice change from sitting at my desk and concentrating on the screen.
I got up early this morning and decided to cook some Jimmy … Read more »
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 »
I grew up in Vermont – world center for maple syrup production. Just to give you an inkling of how proud Vermonters are of their maple syrup and how much they love it, in March and April when the syrup is made, folks have Sugar on Snow parties. The main dish is maple syrup boiled … Read more »
I arrived at my office after a wonderful weekend spent testing holiday recipes for our BE holiday section. I love sugar free holiday cooking as it gives me an opportunity to show off just how good I can make a dish taste and still remain firmly within the general bariatric post op boundaries. I am … Read more »
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 »
This is not a diet with a beginning and end – this is your whole new life!
Once released to go on your merry way and eat ‘real’ or ‘normal’ foods proceed with caution. Just because your nutritionist says you can eat … Read more »
The goal in this phase is to introduce a few calories into your diet and ready your surgically altered stomach and intestines for food. Doctors vary in their requirements for length of time in this food stage; some as little as a few days to as long as a month or even longer in cases. … Read more »