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Make Tracking Your Intake More Social

Friday, January 18th, 2013 Posted in post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Uncategorized, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Many of you know that I typically recommend MyFitnessPal to track your intake after weight loss surgery because it is easy to use and highly reviewed. Until recently, I had never used it myself consistently but realized what a great ...

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 ...

Setting Priorities

Friday, December 14th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Exercise, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, surgical weight loss, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

During this time of year, we are supposed to be celebrating the Holiday season and it turns out all the celebrating also causes everyone to go mad with added stress. What tends to be the common theme among post weight ...

Does Exercise Really Increase Your Hunger? It May Be in Your Head

Sunday, December 9th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

There is much controversy over whether or not exercise has an influence on our satiety and hunger and new research shows results that may be surprising to many. Many dieters think that exercise would increase their hunger and cause them ...

Make Family Time a Wii Bit More Fun!

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 Posted in Exercise, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Uncategorized, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

As the holidays grow near, parents everywhere are hearing the pleas from their children for video games. Since our patients drastically change their lifestyles after weight loss surgery and have a considerable amount more energy, I often hear reluctance to ...

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 Social Media Can Affect your WLS Journey

Friday, October 19th, 2012 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Resources, Uncategorized | No Comments »

There are many physical factors that can attribute to weight gain from hormonal responses to increased hunger. What many people don’t identity is how social factors in our life may also play a role in influencing out eating habits. One ...

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 ...