Category: Healthy Eating

Bowel Obstruction After Surgery

Understanding the Safety of Bariatric Surgery: Debunking Misconceptions about Bowel Obstructions Bariatric surgery, including gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy, has gained significant popularity as an effective treatment for obesity and associated health conditions. While these procedures are generally considered safe and successful, it is important to address misconceptions surrounding potential complications. Recently, the tragic passing…

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New ASMBS Bariatric Surgery Guidelines

Over the years, the popularity of bariatric surgery has soared as a viable solution for those who are struggling with obesity and its associated health issues, aiming to achieve long-term weight loss. The NIH and ASMBS guidelines surrounding bariatric surgery have been established for several decades, aiming to maximize positive outcomes for patients. However, recent…

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Consequences Of Not Taking Vitamins After Gastric Bypass

Tired woman sitting down at the gym to illustrate Consequences Of Not Taking Vitamins After Gastric Bypass

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?

A red food scale with an empty metal bowl on top to illustrate How Many Calories Should I Eat After Gastric Sleeve?

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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FAQS About Weight Loss Surgery: The Food Edition

People enjoying pizza and beer to illustrate if you can have alcohol after weight loss surgery.

There are quite naturally a lot of questions regarding bariatric surgery. We’ve covered a few frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Oregon Weight Loss Surgery blog. There are some questions that haven’t been answered yet, however. And while we were putting this piece together, we noticed that a lot of people ask food-related questions regarding…

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Grocery Shopping Tips for Bariatric Patients

Woman in Supermarket

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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