Dinner: Good End to a Perfect Weight Loss Day

Alex Brecher
Some people may call breakfast the most important meal of the day, but dinner deserves its fair share of attention, too. It can round out a good day of nutrition, or help you reach your nutrient goals if breakfast and lunch weren’t quite up to pa...
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Easy Lunches for Away from Home

Alex Brecher
On average, Americans get one-third of their calories away from home, with many of these calories consumed at lunch during the workday. One of the most logical ways to support your weight loss is to pack your own healthy meals so you are not depe...
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Sweet Strawberries: Get Your Fill of this Summer Taste

Alex Brecher
It seems like strawberries are everywhere this time of year. On their own, fresh strawberries provide a nice dose of vitamin C and fiber in exchange for a fairly reasonable 45 calories per cup. Turn the fresh berries into pies, smoothies, and ice...
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Bariatric Protein Pudding: Summer Comfort Food

Alex Brecher
What do you crave in the summer? For most of us, it’s not a heavy meal that makes up the typical comfort food – stews, mac and cheese, and chicken pot pie. In summer, you’re more likely to want something cool and refreshing, such as ice cream. Tr...
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Losing Weight on a Gluten-Free Diet

Alex Brecher
These days, a gluten-free seems to be for everyone, not just for the few people with celiac disease or wheat allergies. Some people claim that a gluten-free diet makes them feel better and gives them more energy. In fact, if you’re convinced a gl...
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Stay Cool This Summer - No Ice Cream Necessary

Alex Brecher
Summer weight loss can help you feel good and look great. In theory, weight loss should be easy: the heat can kill your appetite, so you might expect to lose weight easily. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out this way. Sneaky summer weight ...
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Fight Hunger to Stay on Track

Alex Brecher
If you’ve tried to lose weight before, you are probably all too familiar with the intense hunger that can accompany many weight loss diets. Your breakfast may leave you feeling hungry before you even get to work. Lunch might be just big enough to...
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Weight Loss Breakfast or Brunch for a Summer Morning

Alex Brecher
All too often, breakfast gets shoved aside. At worst, you run out the door without eating. If you believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you may at least grab a bar or shake to get you through the morning. There’s nothing wrong ...
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Protein Drinks for Summer Refreshment

Alex Brecher
Summer can present challenges if you’re trying to lose weight. Some of the biggest temptations can come when it’s hot outside. Oppressive summer heat can leave you craving sweet, refreshing drinks, such as milkshakes, floats, and fruit smoothies....
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Get Your Weight Loss Back on Track the Easy Way with BariatricPal

Alex Brecher
We’ve all been there, done that. Going off your weight loss plan can creep up on you. You might start with a few bites of dessert, get in some extra carbs here and there, and eventually become less strict about measuring and logging food. The mis...
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Your Summer Vacation Packing List

Alex Brecher
If you’re going on a trip this summer, you may have spent months planning for it, getting excited, and…getting nervous. Why nervous? Could be that you’re worried about sticking to your diet while on the road. If you’re a weight loss surgery patie...
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Protein Bars – Get the Most from Yours

Alex Brecher
Keep reading for a coupon for a discount at The BariatricPal Store! What’s the deal with protein bars, anyway? They promise to be a dieter’s dream because of their protein and convenience, but how well they work for you depends on a bunch of fact...
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