Eating Healthier Instead of Dieting

Eating Healthier Instead of Dieting

Alex Brecher
Diets don’t work. A diet can help you lose weight, but probably not for too long. That’s because “dieting” can mean feeling deprived of your favorite foods and making drastic changes that don’t fit into your regular lifestyle. The result can be w...
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Oloves Olives for a Healthy Snack

Oloves Olives for a Healthy Snack

Alex Brecher
This weight loss journey can be tough as you look for healthy snacks that taste good and are low in carbohydrates. Protein bars and other diet snacks are abundant, but sometimes it can be nice to have another option. What about something that is:...
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Quick Protein Oatmeal Breakfasts

Quick Protein Oatmeal Breakfasts

Alex Brecher
A healthy breakfast can help you lose weight by keeping hunger at bay, stabilizing blood sugar, and giving you more protein to start the day. With these benefits, you may be committed to having a good breakfast, but have you run across challenges...
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Pump up Your Summer Produce

Pump up Your Summer Produce

Alex Brecher
Almost everyone can benefit from eating more vegetables and fruit, and fresh ones are abundant in summer. You can often get great deals on high-quality, in-season produce at farmers’ markets and supermarkets alike. It is easy to stock up on fiber...
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Avocados: Your Secret Weight Loss Tool

Avocados: Your Secret Weight Loss Tool

Alex Brecher
Avocados are delicious and high in fat and calories. That rarely adds up to a good weight loss food, but this time is different. People who eat avocados often tend to have lower body weights and higher “good” HDL cholesterol. This is what you sho...
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Post-Workout Snacks for Lean, Mean, Calorie-Burning Machines (You!)

Post-Workout Snacks for Lean, Mean, Calorie-Burning Machines (You!)

Alex Brecher
You may be killing it in the gym, but are you eating properly to support those tough workouts? What and when you eat after you exercise helps determine your recovery. Eating within an hour of finishing your activity helps your muscles recover fas...
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Snack Away with Simply Snackin’ Jerky

Snack Away with Simply Snackin' Jerky

Kimberly Hembree
When it comes to snacking, you have to be very careful as a weight loss surgery patient. There are some things that should be off limits as they don’t provide any nutritional value. Jerky is a perfect snack for a bariatric patient as it is low in...
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Eat Clean with JiMMY! Bars

Eat Clean with JiMMY! Bars

Kimberly Hembree
Protein bars are one of the best snacks and meal replacement ideas after bariatric surgery. They provide a quick source of protein to help you stay on track with your protein goals for the day. I am always looking for more protein bars to try and ...
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Healthy Version of 100 Grand Candy Bars

Healthy Version of 100 Grand Candy Bars

Kimberly Hembree
Do you love the 100 grand candy bars? Me too! Unfortunately, as bariatric patients, candy should be off limits. Sugar is detrimental for weight loss surgery patients and things such as candy bars provide no nutritional value for us. We should be nourishing our bodies with high protein, low sugar foods. I am happy to report I have found a healthy version of the 100 grand candy!
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Need Help Hitting your Protein Goals after Weight Loss Surgery?

Need Help Hitting your Protein Goals after Weight Loss Surgery?

Kimberly Hembree
After weight loss surgery, you are very limited with the types of drinks you can have. We all know that soda and sugary drinks are off limits. If you are like me, it can be hard to just drink water all day every day. I have a solution for you!
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Snack Idea after Bariatric Surgery: Chocolate & Caramel Protein Granola

Snack Idea after Bariatric Surgery: Chocolate & Caramel Protein Granola

Kimberly Hembree
I am a snack person! This is not always the best thing after weight loss surgery because it can be easy for us to get off track. I am constantly looking for snacks that won’t break me. I work a lot which means I am not always the best about eating nutritious meals. It is important for me that I find foods that I can easily take on the go that will help me hit my goals for the day.
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Dark Chocolate with Extra Benefits

Dark Chocolate with Extra Benefits

Alex Brecher
  With all the thought you put into weight loss, plus the foods you may need to give up in order to lose weight, worrying about getting all of your nutrients can be too much of a burden. The BariatricPal Store understands. We have solutions that ...
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