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Research Review Highlights: The Importance of Dietary Protein in Resistance Exercise-Induced Adaptation: All Proteins are Not Created Equal

Friday, September 28th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, News, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Research, Resources | No Comments »

This review article is specifically related to athletes which is a population where maintaining muscle mass is very important,but I believe many of their research and points can be attributed to patients after weight loss surgery. In this article, I ...

Gabriella’s Product Picks

Friday, September 14th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Uncategorized | No Comments »

  At LapSF, our motto is to choose foods that are mostly whole and fresh, but there are times when certain products come up in the supermarkets that really catch our eye. At our San Jose support group I presented two ...

New Study: Almonds Contain Fewer Calories!

Friday, August 31st, 2012 Posted in Eating healthy, News, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories | No Comments »

For our weight loss surgery maintenance patients who love almonds as a snack occasionally, you may have reason to be happy. A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that almonds have 20% fewer calories than ...

Weight Loss Set Back: When Bites Add Up

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

The vertical sleeve gastrectomy, LapBand, and any other form of weight loss surgery is a tool that helps someone lose weight in many ways-but there may be ways that that tool can also not help. Though the surgeries usually restrict the amount ...

Snack Time! : Try These Low Carb Snacks

Friday, August 3rd, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Recipes, Uncategorized, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Try these low carb snack recipes to mix up your post weight loss surgery routine! Celery and Cottage Cheese Instead of using chips or fruit with your cottage cheese, try using it as a dip for celery. The cool crisp flavor of ...

Study Highlight: De-bunking the Myth; “A Calorie is a Calorie”

Friday, July 13th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, News, Nutrition, Protein and calories, Research, Resources, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

An eye-opening research study was published June 26th in the Journal of American Medical Association. The article proves the theory that many observant dietitians have noticed along the years counseling patients-“a calorie is NOT a calorie”-especially when it comes to ...

Twist on the Classic: Salmon Salad

Friday, June 8th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Recipes, Uncategorized | No Comments »

This is a weight loss surgery healthy twist on the classic chicken salad, which is usually loaded with mayo, chicken, and slapped between two slices of bread. This weight loss surgery friendly salmon salad mix can be consumed on its ...

How to Say Goodbye to Your (Now Old) Friend Sugar

Friday, May 25th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, surgical weight loss | No Comments »

The post-surgical weight loss surgery diet for many people can be difficult because they have to start looking at protein as a source of fuel, rather than their old love, sugar. Sugar is toxic friend that many look for in ...

Healthy Crunchy Snacks

Friday, May 18th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Recipes, Uncategorized | No Comments »

                    You’ve said goodbye to the chips, cookies, crackers, and all your crunchy snacks post weight loss surgery. Now what? Do you still crave the crunch, but don’t want the calories?   Believe it or not, we have some recipe options for ...

High Fiber Vegetables , Flaxseed and Chia Seeds for Constipation

Friday, December 9th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Uncategorized | No Comments »

            To understand constipation, it helps to understand how the colon a.k.a. large intestine works. As food moves through the colon, the colon absorbs water from the food while it forms waste products, or stool.  If all works out as ...