BariatricPal Vitamin Packs for Optimal Nutrition

BariatricPal Vitamin Packs for Optimal Nutrition

Alex Brecher
This time of year, the focus tends to be on making sure the holidays are not too detrimental to weight loss plans. That is certainly an important goal, but it is just as important not to lose sight of nutrition. Getting the right vitamins and min...
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Weight Loss in a Box: Are You Ready?

Weight Loss in a Box: Are You Ready?

Alex Brecher
Picture this. You open your door to find a box. It is discreetly packaged so nobody else knows what it is, and its contents include all kinds of delicious products and weight loss aids that are your to try whenever you are ready. As you dig throu...
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Smart Restaurant Eating with the Bariatric Menu Request Card

Smart Restaurant Eating with the Bariatric Menu Request Card

Alex Brecher
Bariatric surgery changes your life, but it should not put an end to the good times, such as going out to eat with friends, family, or coworkers. You need a strategy going into those meals to avoid getting way more food than your small stomach ca...
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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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In a hurry and don’t have time to cook? Try these pre-made bariatric meals!

In a hurry and don't have time to cook? Try these pre-made bariatric meals!

Kimberly Hembree
Are you on the go a lot and don’t have time to cook? I know I am! I am constantly on the go and often times forget to make my lunch for work. I also don’t always have time to cook at night, which makes life after weight loss surgery challenging for me sometimes. Often when people forget their lunch, they go out for fast food at lunchtime. Unfortunately, this is not the best choice for bariatric patients as we can’t eat many things on fast food restaurant menus. There are certain foods we must make sure we are eating to stay healthy after weight loss surgery. These pre-made meals are perfect for bariatric patients!
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Brrrr it’s cold outside! Try this amazing Hot Chocolate Protein Drink!

Brrrr it's cold outside! Try this amazing Hot Chocolate Protein Drink!

Kimberly Hembree
We are getting close to winter which means temperatures are dropping fast. Hot chocolate is a favorite treat for the cold months, but unfortunately for bariatric patients, it is not the best choice. Most hot chocolates are full of sugar, which is detrimental for weight loss surgery patients. Fortunately, there is a better choice! BariatricPal’s Hot Chocolate Protein Drink is the perfect alternative to normal hot chocolate. At 80 calories, 3g sugar and 15g of protein, it is an amazing winter drink.
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Are you bored of the typical protein bar flavors? Try these Salted Toffee Pretzel bars!

Are you bored of the typical protein bar flavors? Try these Salted Toffee Pretzel bars!

Kimberly Hembree
Protein! It is one of the most critical things needed after bariatric surgery because it supports healthy muscle function and metabolism. There are so many other benefits for eating a high protein diet, especially after weight loss surgery. Protein should be included in all of your meals after bariatric surgery and you should aim to get at least 80-100 grams per day.
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Swap Unhealthy Potato Chips for Protein Potato Chips!

Swap Unhealthy Potato Chips for Protein Potato Chips!

Kimberly Hembree
Potato chips are one of my all-time favorite snacks. However, we all know how unhealthy they are. As bariatric patients, the last thing we need is the unnecessary carbs and fat found in potato chips. When I found the Healthwise Protein Potato Chips I was so excited. Could I really enjoy potato chips without all the guilt? Well, it’s true! 
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Bariatric Friendly Cinnamon Fall Treat

Bariatric Friendly Cinnamon Fall Treat

Kimberly Hembree
Are you a cinnamon fan? Now is the time of year where pumpkin and cinnamon flavors and scents are everywhere. If you are looking for treats to help you through this fall season, look no further! BariatricPal’s Cinnamon Protein Baked Squares are so...
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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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