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Food Shopping After Bariatric Surgery

There are two types of people in this world, those who like grocery shopping and those who don’t. Regardless, it’s something that has to get done in order to design a healthy week ahead. So here are some tips for your next supermarket visit to help you choose nutrient-dense foods, stay within your budget, and … Continue reading

February 2019: Eating Out After Bariatric Surgery

By: Julie Kay, MS, RDN, CDN A healthier lifestyle includes socializing and enjoying time with family and friends. Oftentimes, that means dining out. Or maybe you just need a break from the stove. Whatever the reason… dining out means less control over what you are eating. Nevertheless you are certainly in control of what you … Continue reading

Why Protein is Vital After Bariatric Surgery

The Importance of Protein After Bariatric Surgery Protein should be included in all of your meals after surgery as it provides many important benefits to weight-loss surgery patients, including: Aids in proper wound healing after surgery Helps keep your skin, hair, bones and nails healthy Helps form hormones, enzymes and immune system antibodies that help … Continue reading

Meeting Your Protein Requirements After Bariatric Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery.Photo Credit Fuse/Fuse/Getty Images   Bariatric surgery helps patients lose weight by blocking calorie absorption and restricting stomach size, says University of Wisconsin Health. Maintain your health and avoid losing lean muscle mass during rapid weight loss by consuming 60 to 80 grams of protein every day for the rest of your life. … Continue reading

Shopping List

Click here is a great Shopping list to get you started on making balanced and healthy food choices!

High Protein, YUMMY GREAT Recipes

Here are a few more high protein, YUMMY GREAT recipes from Deb Crossman.  Thank you Deb!!!  HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! Yours in Health, Janet   Flan: 1/4-1/3 Cup of Splenda or other no-calorie sweetener 1 1/2 Cups Skim Plus 3/4 Cup egg substitute 1 tsp. vanilla Mix all Spray a ceramic bowl or pan with … Continue reading

Thank you to De…

Thank you to Debbie Crossman for researching info. on protein worth sharing with all of you.  The recipes are great too!  Enjoy! Yours in Health, Janet Protein is very important for healing after surgery and to prevent loss of lean muscle (which burns more calories than fat, even at rest!) How Protein Increases Metabolism … Continue reading