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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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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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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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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Join the Ocean’s Halo Snack Revolution!

Join the Ocean’s Halo Snack Revolution!

Alex Brecher
Snacking while on a weight loss diet usually involves compromises. Few snacks that fit into a sensible weight loss program are great-tasting, crunchy, ready to be eaten, and natural. Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Snacks meet these criteria and more. Seawee...
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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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Support Energy and Weight Loss with Small, Frequent Meals – Here’s How

Alex Brecher
Are you trying to lose weight and prevent regain? If you’re the type to skip breakfast, grab an apple for lunch, and chow down at dinner, you’re not doing your metabolism any favors. You’re actually asking for your body to go into “starvation” mo...
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Boost Your Metabolism Naturally – Part 2

Alex Brecher
Are you ready for more easy and effective ways to burn more calories all day? These tricks will help you lose more weight and keep it off once you hit goal. Here are the tips! Don’t forget to check out Part 1 of this 2-part blog series for an int...
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Dips n’ More: Healthy Super Bowl Ideas

Alex Brecher
The nation’s biggest sporting event is coming up. Are you ready for Super Bowl 50 on February 7? It doesn’t have to be a diet-busting event. Even if you are going to or hosting a big party, you can keep your choices in check. Here are some ideas ...
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Perfect Weight Loss Day if You’re Craving Carbs

Alex Brecher
Weight loss is rough if you love carbs! Bagels, potatoes, pasta, and cookies aren’t exactly on the typical list of diet foods, and that can make you feel pretty deprived. But never fear: The BariatricPal Store has you covered! Here’s a sample day...
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