Category: Recipes and Food Information

Bariatric Lunch Ideas

Bariatric Lunch Ideas - Tuna Salad Wrap

Bariatric surgery, in combination with increased physical activity and a healthy diet, gives obese and morbidly obese patients the best chance to lose up to 60 percent of their excess weight and keep it off. For many, the change in diet is the hardest part of this three-pronged and highly-successful approach. Bariatric lunch ideas don’t…

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Bariatric Breakfast Ideas

Bariatric Breakfast Ideas - Egg Omelette

When it comes to weight loss surgery–whether it’s gastric sleeve, duodenal switch, gastric bypass, and so on–there are some common questions. But none seem more prevalent than the concern about what you can and can’t eat. After all, food is one of life’s greatest joys! But these bariatric breakfast ideas will show that you can…

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Weight Loss Vitamins and Supplements: Do They Really Work

Weight loss vitamins and supplements on counters

We see advertisements every day for weight loss vitamins and supplements that will help you “magically” melt away the pounds. In a country struggling with an obesity epidemic, many Americans are willing to do or try anything to lose weight. From fad diets to taking pills of various shapes, colors, and sizes, we’re a nation that’s…

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The Ultimate Holiday Wish List for Bariatric Patients

  The holidays are just around the corner! If you’ve just had bariatric surgery or intend on having surgery, you’ve taken the first step to living a healthier lifestyle. What better way to celebrate your new lease on life than by making a wish list of items dedicated to weight loss and healthy living?…

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Can You Drink Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery?

drinking alcohol after bariatric surgery

In many cultures, alcohol is a central part of life. Many adults drink socially at special events, dinners out, or casually around the home. However, bariatric surgery and alcohol do not go well together. While alcohol is not generally linked to dangerous conditions when consumed moderately and responsibly, use after surgery can have significant negative effects. After…

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Eating With Co-Workers Post Bariatric Surgery

From team lunches to happy hour drinks, food is often a central part of life in many offices. Teams from all industries make regular lunch meetings or breakfast runs a part of the work day.  However, many bariatric surgery patients find themselves unable to participate due to their weight loss surgery diet. This can lead…

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