Naturopathic Physician

Meet Dr.Myers

Our resident expert who understands the medical ramifications of bariatric surgery & shares real world solutions for post-op life.

Protein, the Thermic Effect and Weight Management

Protein, the Thermic Effect and Weight Management

As much as it is emphasized and discussed, we realize that many of you still have questions about protein. Questions about protein digestion, quantity, and quality, as well as ways...
Absolute Necessity of Vitamin D Post Bariatric Surgery

Absolute Necessity of Vitamin D Post Bariatric Surgery

"I have never seen more definitive information regarding a nutritional deficiency and the resultant need for supplementation as I have with regards to Vitamin D and bariatric surgery patients." - Dr Andrew Myers
How Much Protein Do I Need?

How Much Protein Do I Need?

For those who have had bariatric surgery, considering that there is significant evidence of benefit, it is better for you to err on the side of more protein rather than less.
Why You Need Protein

Why You Need Protein

Why You Need Protein?

Protein is found in every cell of the body.  Protein absorption is critical to the success of bariatric surgery recovery.  It is also critical towards sustaining a healthy diet post bariatric surgery.

As much as it is emphasized and discussed, we realize that many of you still have questions about protein.
Immune Risk Factors in the Bariatric Surgery Population

Immune Risk Factors in the Bariatric Surgery Population

Bariatric surgery recipients need to protect their immune system.  There are supplements that are critical in supporting the immune system.  In light of recent research, patients who are deficient in Vitamin D3 and K2 show an increased risk of COVID-19 infection and a much worse prognosis than patients who have healthy levels.