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Party Food At Goal!

Party Food At Goal!

Susan Maria Leach  /  10/2/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

There are fresh wonderful choices that tickle the taste buds now that we no longer inhale our food in front of a TV or from the styrofoam container. Make your new choices from protein and healthy carbs. Be happy about the great food you CAN have... don't be sad about not eating bad choice foods.

Bariatric Lab Tests 101

Bariatric Lab Tests 101

Susan Maria Leach  /  7/19/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

Patients who have had a surgical weight loss procedure, whether the Roux en Y Gastric Bypass, Adjustable Banding, or Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, require close monitoring of nutritional status, physical and mental well being for the rest of our lives.

Full Liquids - Your First Baby Steps with Food

Full Liquids - Your First Baby Steps with Food

Susan Maria Leach  /  5/31/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

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. Stay with your surgeons prescribed timeline.

Dips Without Chips?

Dips Without Chips?

Susan Maria Leach  /  5/28/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

Survey says PLANNING is how post ops remain at goal. They don't eat chips and dip during the football game just because they have a craving or have lost all their weight... they happily live with the changes that got them to goal for life.

7 Yummy No Bread Foods!

7 Yummy No Bread Foods!

Susan Maria Leach  /  5/21/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 

Bariatric friendly food doesn't have to suck. We've taken the flavors of high carb, bread wrapped foods we ALL love and made new & just as tasty, versions that are good for you. Get creative, have fun... its not about the bread... it's the flavors in the filling.

BE Keto

BE Keto

Susan Maria Leach  /  3/14/2019  /  Facebook  /  Twitter  / 
Keto keto keto… it’s all you hear about and it’s EVERYWHERE. If we did not have Bariatric Surgery, WE WOULD ALL BE ENTHUSIASTIC MEMBERS OF THE KETO KLAN. It would be the latest addition at the bottom of our long diet list.