How Can I Maintain My Weight Loss?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If this is the year that you’ve decided to make a lifestyle change and lose weight through bariatric surgery, congratulations! This is a big step and something that requires dedication. Once you’ve had surgery, the hard part begins: following through with new eating habits and keeping promises to yourself to look better and feel better….

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Grocery Shopping Tips for Bariatric Patients

If you’ve recently undergone bariatric surgery, you’re likely figuring out the requirements of your new diet so you can eat well and maintain a healthy weight. Your nutritional needs will be different after surgery. This may require a shift in thinking in addition to making smart choices at the grocery store. Here are some helpful…

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Relieve joint pain by losing weight.

The Best Ways to Relieve Joint Pain

Our joints endure a lot of stress over an extended period of time. If you’re experiencing joint pain for any reason, it can be frustrating, and of course, painful. Luckily, there are steps we can all take to minimize joint pain and live a more active, comfortable life.  Exercise Exercise can relieve joint pain on…

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Most Important Nutrients for Bariatric Patients to Supplement

While it’s a bit of an understatement, your approach to eating after bariatric surgery is changed pretty dramatically. You will be eating less, and your body will absorb fewer calories and nutrients. You will have to be more attentive to what you eat than the average person, and you need the appropriate nutrients for Bariatric…

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Gastric Balloon Offers Non-Surgical Weight Loss Solution

There’s a new weight loss device that is less invasive than surgery. A gastric balloon, also known as an intragastric balloon, is inserted into the patient under sedation, and can be finished in well under an hour. During this relatively minor procedure, a doctor inserts a soft balloon into the stomach through the patient’s mouth….

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Asparagus Fries for a bariatric diet!

Recipe provided by OWLS patient, Heather! Check out her success story here! Asparagus Fries/strong> April 07, 2015 Yield: about 4 medium shoots Nutrition Facts: 136.8 calories, 1.7g fat, 6.1g protein, 19.4 g carbohydrate, 1.3g fiber, 1.2g sugar, 2.9mg cholesterol Ingredients: 1 bunch asparagus 1 package herb shake n bake ½ cup panko ¼ cup fresh grated parmesan…

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