Category: Healthy Eating

Consequences Of Not Taking Vitamins After Gastric Bypass

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Let’s talk about the consequences of not taking vitamins after gastric bypass. Weight loss surgery permanently changes how your gastrointestinal system works. It is important to remember that after your bariatric procedure, your body will begin undergoing significant changes. You will need to learn how to adapt to your new lifestyle and adjust your eating…

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How Many Calories Should I Eat After Gastric Sleeve?

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If you’re wondering how many calories you should eat after gastric sleeve, the best answer is the one that comes from your doctor. They’re in the best position to determine what is right for you and your particular situation. However, for the purposes of this blog, we can provide a broad overview of what’s considered…

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Grocery Shopping Tips for Bariatric Patients

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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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Healthy Lemon Cheesecake

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Healthy Lemon Cheesecake October 19, 2015 Yield: size is 2×2 inch square Nutrition Facts: 57.2 calories, 4.8 grams fat, 1.7g protein, 2.5g carbohydrates, 0.5g fiber, 1.2g of sugar, 8.1mg cholesterol Ingredients: 1 box sugar-free lemon jello 2 Tbsp lemon juice 8oz pkg of low-fat cream cheese 1 cup boiling water 1 cup organic unsweetened coconut shreds…

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Healthy Mexican Pizza

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Healthy Mexican Pizza October 19, 2015 Yield: 1/2 pizza Nutrition Facts: 250 calories, 12g fat, 24g protein, 16g carbohydrate, 13g fiber, 2g sugar, 54mg cholesterol Ingredients: ½ Low carb wrap 2oz. ground turkey 2 tbsp refried black beans 2 tbsp salsa 1 tbsp guacamole 2tbsp low fat cheddar or mozzarella cheese cayenne, cumin, salt, garlic powder,…

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Asparagus Fries for a bariatric diet!

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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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