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Can Chocolate Be Healthy?

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Recipes, Uncategorized, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Now this blog post heading might be misleading for weight loss surgery patients because I am not going to tell you to run and grab your favorite candy bar. I am talking about cocoa powder (70% at least).   Cocoa powder ...

Ways to Boost Energy after WLS

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Exercise, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Control stress. Stress induced emotions consume huge amount of energy so it is a good idea to keep stress levels down. Do not keep your stress bottled up inside; consider discussing with a friend daily or seeing a psychologist that can help you ...

Nice Catch!: Scallop Crudo

Friday, October 26th, 2012 Posted in Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Recipes | No Comments »

This is a great dish to make at a party when you are trying to impress your friends and family, but also make a dish that is weight loss surgery-friendly. Scallops are a wonderful source of protein and this dish is ...

How To Dine Out After Weight Loss Surgery

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 Posted in Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Going out to eat for the first time is probably one of the hardest encounters for patients to tackle after weight loss surgery. Many questions come up such as, “How do I order at a restaurant?” “What is there for ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...