How to Avoid Overeating and Binge Eating After Surgery

How to Avoid Overeating and Binge Eating After Surgery

Aug 13, 2020 Alex Brecher 2 min read

One of the ways in which bariatric surgery helps with weight loss is by making the stomach pouch smaller. The small pouch fills up faster so that it is harder to eat too much. However, it is still possible to eat too much after bariatric surgery and experience weight gain. These are some strategies for avoiding overeating and binge eating after bariatric surgery.

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What to Take to the Hospital for Bariatric Surgery

What to Take to the Hospital for Bariatric Surgery

Aug 04, 2020 Alex Brecher 2 min read

Packing for the hospital for bariatric surgery is exciting. It is one of the first tangible steps of your upcoming weight loss journey! Packing properly can make you more comfortable while you are there. These are the essentials and some near-essentials to consider taking.

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Bariatric Patients Can Have Their Cake & Eat It Too!

Bariatric Patients Can Have Their Cake & Eat It Too!

Jun 18, 2020 Alex Brecher 3 min read

Bariatric surgery, weight loss, and cake go hand in hand. No, we are not talking aboutthat kind of cake, the kind with too much sugar and starch, and so many calories you risk gaining weight just by looking at them. The weight loss kinds of cake are the ones with little or no sugar, no more carbs than necessary, and built-in portion control. 

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The Importance of Calcium after Bariatric Surgery

The Importance of Calcium after Bariatric Surgery

Jun 15, 2020 Alex Brecher 2 min read

Nutrition is the key to successful weight loss, but there is more to focus on than just protein. Vitamins and minerals are essential for maintaining good health and preventing deficiencies. Calcium is a mineral that is often lacking in weight loss surgery patients, but it does not have to be! The BariatricPal Store has great-tasting Calcium Chews and other supplements to keep your bones strong.

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Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Tips: A Vital Part of Post-Bariatric Surgery Health

Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Tips: A Vital Part of Post-Bariatric Surgery Health

Apr 21, 2020 Alex Brecher 2 min read

Bariatric surgery is about weight loss, but it is about so much more. It is about gaining a healthier life through goal weight and beyond, and that means nutrition is critical. Along with getting plenty of protein and keeping sugars and starches down, vitamins and minerals are necessary for staying healthy. 

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