Beyond Protein: More Products for Success for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Beyond Protein: More Products for Success for Bariatric Surgery Patients 0

Protein and fluids may be at the front of your mind when you are getting ready for or recovering from weight loss surgery, or following a serious weight loss diet. Getting enough of them can certainly help you lose more weight more healthily, but weight loss aids can come in other forms, too. The BariatricPal Store has products that can increase motivation, save time, and increase energy and metabolism during this important time in your life.

Bari-Buddy Bear

Everyone can use a hug when they are going home from surgery. What if that hug could not only give you an emotional boost, but also reduce the pain from your surgery wound? The  Bari-Buddy Bear is uniquely designed to do both. 

This supportive bear wears a shirt with an inspirational message of your choice: “A NEW BODY A NEW YOU A NEW LIFE” or “YOU ARE BARI SPECIAL.” It can serve as a reminder of your purpose.

Physically, the Bari-Buddy Bear can prevent pain as you are traveling home from the hospital after your surgery and as you recover. The shape is uniquely designed to support your abdomen as you are resting, and limit movement should you need to cough. 

Healthy Restaurant Eating

You may be on a liquid or restricted diet now and for a while, but the time will come when you will want to or need to visit restaurants. Those restaurant meals can be oversized, and there is no reason to pay for food you cannot eat. 

Instead, use the Bariatric Special Menu Request Card to get a meal that makes sense on your weight loss surgery diet. Depending on the restaurant, the card may allow you to order a half-sized meal or a meal from the kids’ or senior’s menu, or you could get a discount at buffets. A number of national chain restaurants honor the card, and you can ask your local favorite restaurants if they will, too.

Lip Moisturizer

It is simple, but Lip Moisturizer is so important when you need it. Your body needs extra fluid after weight loss surgery, and takes it wherever it can get it from, including your lips. In the hospital and beyond, you may notice your lips getting excessively dry. 

This Lip Moisturizer is 95% organic and 100% natural. It has the pleasant flavor of vanilla, and contains organic oils but no harmful parabens or petrolatum. Choose from blue or pink colors.

The BariatricPal Store has everything you need when getting ready for bariatric surgery and recovering from it, from liquid protein and bariatric vitamins to kitchen tools and recipe books. You may not realize the array of products that can make your weight loss journey easier tools until you see them, so browse The BariatricPal Store today to see how you can take another step towards success.

Fabulous Finds for a Healthy Father’s Day

Fabulous Finds for a Healthy Father’s Day 0

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 16. Dad deserves to eat what he loves, but he also deserves to be healthy. The BariatricPal Store has great-tasting, weight loss-friendly items you can feel good about giving to Dad this year. Here are a few ideas.

Bacon Chips

Give Dad what he really wants: bacon. Just skip the heart attack that goes with it. With Kay’s Naturals “Pass the Peas” Protein Snacks, Dad gets a dose of heart-healthy chickpeas, but will never know it. Instead, these Maple Bacon-flavored snacks taste sweet, salty, and, well, manly.

Each ounce has 90 calories and 0 grams of saturated fat. In comparison, an ounce of bacon has 153 calories and 12 grams of saturated fat! Each serving of “Pass the Peas” Protein Snacks has 6 grams of protein, the same as in an ounce of chicken breast.

Protein Shake

How can you maximize your gains at the gym? Getting in some protein before and after a workout can boost energy so you can work harder, and speed muscle recovery so you can hit the gym tomorrow, too. A protein shake can do the trick, and Protein One delivers the taste and nutrients you need.

BariatricPal Protein One has 27 grams of protein and almost no sugar, but it tastes fantastic and is easy to use by mixing it with water, another beverage, or food such as oatmeal, yogurt, or cottage cheese. Try it once or twice a day before or after a workout or as a meal replacement or snack to get 28 essential vitamins and minerals and 5 grams of fiber per serving. It comes in Chocolate, Vanilla, and many more flavors. You can also add Unflavored to almost anything.

Instant Dinner

It may not be quite the thing to have on Father’s Day, but there is sure to be a day when Dad needs a hearty meal - now! Beef Stroganoff with Noodles is just one of many BariatricPal Protein Entrees with great taste and a load of protein, but fewer than 300 calories and no unnecessary starches.

These entrees are ready in minutes and are a meal in themselves, so Dad can easily choose them instead of ordering in. Spaghetti and Meatballs, Green Pepper Steak, and Chicken Enchilada Verde are just a few of the other options.

Protein Cookies

Guys may love their meat and potatoes, but they may have a secret sweet tooth, too. To satisfy it, what about cookies? What about an entire bag of cookies? My Protein Bites cookies come in bags of 3 satisfying cookies. Eat one for 90 calories and 2 grams of added sugar, or have all three and get 24 grams of protein.

Depend on classics such as Peanut Butter, Oatmeal Raisin, and Chocolate Chip, or try Lemon Drops or Birthday Cake. They come in single packs or 8-packs. You can also get the Variety Pack so Dad has the cookies he needs for any mood.

Show the father figures in your life how much you care by giving them something they love and is convenient, but that is healthy and good for weight loss, too. It is possible when you shop at The BariatricPal Store. Happy Father’s Day!

BariatricPal Box of the Month Club: Your Secret Weight Loss Weapon?

BariatricPal Box of the Month Club: Your Secret Weight Loss Weapon? 0

Everyone can use a little extra help when they are losing weight. All the better if your helping hand includes fun and convenience. The BariatricPal Store is pleased to lend a hand with the BariatricPal Box of the Month Club. You might consider it your monthly weight loss boost.

A Handpicked Assortment for Weight Loss

You will receive a variety of store products when you join the BariatricPal Box of the Month Club. We handpick the products to put in each month’s Box and you will never get the same Box twice. Your Box could include protein bars, shakes, snacks, entrees, and desserts, bariatric vitamins, and more. We select new products, top-rated products, and our personal faves.

New Products at a Great Value

Joining the BariatricPal Box of the Month Club is the way to make as many new discoveries as possible. Your Box can include sample or sizes of new products that you may not otherwise have known about. The total value of your Box is far more than what you pay for it, so you can be confident you are getting good value for your weight loss help.

Monthly Motivation

What happens each month when you discover your Box on your doorstep? You may find that being part of the BariatricPal Box of the Month Club is motivating. It is a reminder of your weight loss goals and what you can do to achieve them. You can even think of it as a reminder that we care about your progress!

Bonuses You Can Use

Protein bars, probiotic muffins, low-carb lasagna, vitamin samples, and meal replacement protein shakes are just the beginning. You may also get surprises such as a protein shaker bottle or pill organizer. Each month, you can count on bonuses such as sample menus showing you how to fit the products in your Box into your day. Plus, you get a coupon for a discount off of each product in your box.

Fun Surprises

Whatever is in the Box, each month is sure to bring a variety that will be exciting to open. You can sign up for the BariatricPal Box of the Month Club for a month or up to a year, with the longer subscriptions giving bigger discounts. We can’t wait to have you in the BariatricPal Box of the Month Club!

Last-Minute Holiday Help from The BariatricPal Store

Last-Minute Holiday Help from The BariatricPal Store 0

There’s “getting late” on a few things, and there is “last-minute” on everything. The BariatricPal Store is ready to help you when you’re desperate on Christmas Eve. We have last-minute gifts and meal planning tips so you can save face and lose weight no matter how badly you procrastinated.

Last-Minute Gifts

You cannot go wrong with the classic last-minute gift: a gift card. Choose a Gift Card to The BariatricPal Store in values of $10 to $250 to show that special someone how much you care about their health. Of course, you can get yourself a gift card as a commitment to losing weight in the coming weeks and months. The card is delivered via email, so technically you’d even be early if you gave it to someone tonight, on Christmas Eve!

Another great gift for now and the future is a subscription to the BariatricPal Box of the Month Club. Choose from 1 to 12 months with increasing discounts for 3, 6, and 12-month subscriptions. Each month’s box has a different assortment of sample and full-size choices of favorite and new products, such as protein foods and bariatric vitamins. Your reminder to your weight loss commitment will arrive each month at your doorstep!

Recipes and Meal Plans

Time can be one of the biggest barriers to weight loss if you find yourself unable to plan menus and develop healthy recipes and meals. The precious commodity of time can be even scarcer during the holiday season. Still, there is no excuse for letting the season get you down because if you are short on time, we can help.

Check our Recipes for easy, great-tasting, high-protein choices from Entrees and Sides to Beverages, Desserts, and Dips. They are practical, low in carbs, and suitable for everyday meals and snacks to more celebratory fare. Examples are Stuffed Mushrooms, Tuna Casserole, Dilled Green Beans, Black Forest Smoothie, and – wait for it – Double Deluxe Chocolate Fudge.

When you need a return to normalcy after a day or a few of holiday-related overeating, a simple Meal Plan can be just the thing. Look at the plan, eat it, and lose weight. It is simple! We have plans for Weight Loss, Maintenance, Post-Op Diet Progression for Liquids, Mushies, and Semi-Soft Diets, Back on Track diets, and more. Welcome back to weight loss!

Simple Solutions

Sometimes you do not anything fancy. All you want is to be satisfied with a sweet treat, since it seems as though everyone else is indulging. No worries! Try Protein Cakes and Cookies, Protein Bars, Protein Pudding, and Protein Chocolate Bars and Candies – all guilt-free and designed for weight loss diets.

Last-Minute Gift: BariatricPal Box of the Month Club

Last-Minute Gift: BariatricPal Box of the Month Club 0

Do you need a last-minute gift? Do you know someone who is looking for a last-minute gift for you? A gift that keeps giving is always nice to give and to receive. Better yet if the gift is exciting and effortless, and helps you lose weight. The Box of the Month Club is a gift that makes it easy for everyone.

How It Works

The giver just needs to sign you up. Neither of you needs to worry about selecting specific items. We do the work for you! All you have to do is receive your gift box each month in the mail. You can sign up for:

  • 1 month
  • 3 months (save $19.90)
  • 6 months (save $59.75)
  • 12 months (save $129.45)

All plans come with free shipping. You get a free Yunmai Wireless Scale with the 12-month subscription!

Delicious Samples

Each month’s selection is different, but sure to include great-tasting products to help you lose weight. You might get exclusive samples or full-sized packages to let you taste new products. We regularly include:

  • Protein and low-carb entrees, snacks, desserts, and beverages.
  • Bariatric vitamins and supplements.
  • Protein bars and shakes.

We choose old goodies, new hits, and top-rated products to send you a selection that we are proud of.

More Goodies

Your box can also include more goodies. You could find a water bottle, protein shaker bottle, or vitamin organizer when you open it. You might find portion control aids or bariatric dinnerware. The excitement starts when you open the box and continues as you use your new treasures, every single month!

Bonuses Each Month

Each box comes with a few bonuses. You get 1 to 3 days’ worth of menus that show you how you can use the box products in your daily life to lose weight. You also get valuable coupons for the full size of each item in your box. We include menus using the items in the box to help you lose more weight and make the most of your monthly surprises.

Choose your plan – sign up for the number of months you want. The longer you commit, the greater an investment you are making in your weight loss. Plus, the longer subscription packages let you save more. Enjoy!

Christmas Wish List for Weight Loss

Christmas Wish List for Weight Loss 0

We hope you got to take a breath over the Thanksgiving weekend because there is no stopping now. The holidays are coming up. As you get busy with parties, planning, and gift shopping, do not forget the most important things in life – like your health.

Make a gift list to do yourself and your loved ones a favor. Your smart list can help you lose weight while it gives your family and friends an easy way to shop and a chance to give you sure-to-be-loved gifts.

Coffee Gift Basket

Are you a coffee lover who worries that you will have to give up your favorites? They may be to sugary for weight loss, or your doctor might forbid acidic beverages and caffeine on a post-op diet or you may need a dose of protein with your morning java jolt. A hand-picked assortment of coffee lovers’ weight loss aids may be just the thing. Check out our Coffee Collection for:

  • Decaffeinated coffee.
  • Acid-free coffee.
  • Coffee-flavored protein powders and meal replacements.
  • Hot Coffee Protein Drinks.
  • Calorie-free and sugar-free creamers.

Variety and Sampler Packs

What do you want? Everything? Give it all a try, or at least give it a good shot when you choose Variety or Sampler Packs. You can get 3, 6, or even 15 flavors in one order, and you would get to have a big quantity in store. We have variety packs for liquid diets, snack attacks, sweet cravings, and more! Just a few examples…

  • Protein Soups, Puddings, and Shakes.
  • Protein Bars.
  • Protein Meal Replacements.
  • Meat Bars and Dried Meat Snacks.
  • Nut Spreads.
  • Bariatric Calcium Chews.

Slimming Shapewear

What will make you feel really good? Looking your best certainly helps. A few pieces of Slimpressions Shapewear can give you the look you love and the confidence goes with it. Use the shapewear for a night on the town, dinner with your friends, or a day at work – it’s that comfortable. Try the shirts, bras, leg slimmers, and more.

  • Seamless, tagless, and comfortable.
  • Hide muffin tops, spare tires, and bra overhang.
  • Stays in place.

Sipping Broth

Something simple, hot, and wholesome can help you relax and be one of the best possible gifts. Aunt Millie’s Sipping Broth may be the gift you need to give yourself the break you deserve and need. Just steep a bag in hot water and let yourself rejuvenate at home or at work with the vegan, gluten-free flavor of your choice.

  • Facon Bacon
  • Tomato Basil
  • Spicy Tortilla
  • Delight Pho
  • Curry Spice
  • Thai Lemongrass

Making a list is good for everyone, so get started on yours today! Browse The BariatricPal Store and remember that are here to help for ideas and advice when you need it.

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