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Vitamin & Mineral Needs of Bariatric Surgery Patients

Gastric bypass and other types of bariatric surgery dramatically alter your body’s ability to absorb vitamins, minerals and nutrients from the smaller amounts of food you’ll be eating. The resulting vitamin and mineral deficiencies can have serious medical implications. Vitamins and minerals contribute to your post bariatric surgery health in a number of ways, including … Continue reading

Body Image After Weight Loss Surgery

I do not know for certain if the United States is a country made of mirrors, but I sometimes suspect it might be. I also suspect that there is no person living in this country who can actually pass by one of these mirrors without taking in his or her reflection — especially the body … Continue reading