Should I Tell People I'm Having Weight Loss Surgery?

Should I Tell People I'm Having Weight Loss Surgery?

Alex Brecher
Bariatric surgery is a life-changing choice that may have been the most important choice so far in your life. It is expensive, takes a lifelong commitment to healthier living, and requires weeks or months of planning. So, should you tell people? T...
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Bariatric Surgery: Not the Easy Way Out

Bariatric Surgery: Not the Easy Way Out

Alex Brecher
Bariatric surgery can sound like the easy way out, but that is far from true. Despite what many people think, it takes a lot of work to become a weight loss surgery success story. Bariatric surgery patients know that already, and future patients n...
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Why Am I Not Losing Weight After Weight Loss Surgery?

Why Am I Not Losing Weight After Weight Loss Surgery?

Alex Brecher
The weeks or months after weight loss surgery can lead to tremendous weight loss. It can be motivating and lead to enormous gains in health and energy. Chronic health conditions and joint pain can diminish, and you may find yourself leading a more...
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Top Fruit Drinks and Smoothies for Post WLS

Top Fruit Drinks and Smoothies for Post WLS

Alex Brecher
A low-carb, high-protein diet is standard after weight loss surgery, and that makes it nearly impossible to fit in many fruits and fruit juices due to their high sugar and carb contents together with lack of protein. For example, a banana or cup o...
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Portion Control for WLS Success

Portion Control for WLS Success

Alex Brecher
The post-op weight loss surgery diet has a lot of rules, including how much protein to eat, which foods are allowed or not, and how much fluid to consume. Portion control is another important aspect. By knowing exactly how much you are eating of ...
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What Is a Pouch Reset Diet?

What Is a Pouch Reset Diet?

Alex Brecher
Have you experienced weight regain after you successfully lost weight following weight loss surgery? It is certainly common, and unbelievably frustrating. One solution may be a pouch reset diet. A Pouch Reset Diet is a diet plan that is intended ...
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Getting Back on Track after Weight Gain

Getting Back on Track after Weight Gain

Alex Brecher
Regaining weight after losing a lot is common. It is unbelievably frustrating to watch the scale go up again after working so hard to get it down, but take heart. If you are ready to get back on track, it can happen.  Finding “Trouble Spots” Dig ...
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Meal and Snack Prep and Planning for Weight Loss Success

Meal and Snack Prep and Planning for Weight Loss Success

Alex Brecher
Are you busy or on the go all of the time? Sometimes it can feel as though there is no time for weight loss because when hunger strikes, there are no good options. But with some meal and snack helpers from the BariatricPal Store, everyone can pla...
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2-Week Weight Loss Kick Start Sampler Package

2-Week Weight Loss Kick Start Sampler Package

Alex Brecher
Ready, set, lose! A 2-week weight loss plan can get you on your way or back on track if a few bad habits have crept back in. But how do you get started? We have you covered. The 2-Week Weight Loss Kick Start Sampler Package has a variety of great...
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Setting Yourself Up for Weight Loss Success

Setting Yourself Up for Weight Loss Success

Alex Brecher
Desire to lose weight and knowledge about what to eat go a long way, but they may not be enough for weight loss success,  Quick and Easy Meals Have you ever been so busy or had such a strong craving that you went to a restaurant or prepared a fro...
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