How to Survive the Liquid Stage After Bariatric Surgery

How to Survive the Liquid Stage After Bariatric Surgery

Aug 10, 2020 Alex Brecher 3 min read

Congratulations on your weight loss surgery. Now what? First up in the recovery process is the liquid stage, in which you can only drink liquids and not eat any solid foods. This phase can last a few days or weeks, depending on your type of surgery and your surgeon’s go-ahead. Tough as this phase can be, the BariatricPal Store has liquids for hydration and for meeting protein needs that can keep you on track and give you a solid foundation for ongoing weight loss.

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Great-Tasting Bariatric Vitamin Powder

Great-Tasting Bariatric Vitamin Powder

Aug 08, 2018 Alex Brecher 2 min read

Great-Tasting Bariatric Vitamin Powder

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The Vitamins You Need – Your Way

Jun 23, 2016 Alex Brecher 2 min read

When you’re losing weight, you can’t afford to ignore vitamins and minerals. Come up short on these essential nutrients, and you could be in for all kinds of trouble from anemia, fatigue, and a slowed metabolism to nerve damage and bone loss. Your risk of deficiencies jumps when you cut back on your food intake to lose weight, and it increases even further in weight loss surgery patients with certain procedures, such as the gastric bypass, that block nutrient absorption.

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