Four Ways to Overcome Head Hunger

Do you find yourself wanting to eat multiple times throughout the day? Have you ever stopped and asked yourself: Why am I eating right now? Am I really hungry? Our body needs fuel (calories) and nutrients (macro and micronutrients) to function properly, but sometimes we want to eat for reasons other than physical needs and…

Gastric Bypass-How It Works, Pros & Cons and Vitamins

Gastric Bypass – How It Works and Vitamins

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 78.6 million adult Americans are affected by obesity. A person with a BMI of 30 kg/m² or greater is considered obese. Obesity increases one’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain types of cancer (1).  Weight loss surgery is a treatment…

10 Tips for Success With Bariatric Surgery

Whether you’re researching weight loss surgery, a pre-op, or post-op patient, helpful tips with bariatric surgery are good to have to keep in mind. Even for new or long-term post-ops, I hope these tips will support you as reminders for your journey. 1. Focus on making your meals smaller and eating slower Both the sleeve…

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Life After WLS & Food Funerals

Although this may sound like a weird rite of passage, it isn’t. It happens to just about everyone who is about to have weight loss surgery. There is a lot of hype and fear around giving up certain foods when individuals embark on the journey of bariatric surgery. This can be a very overwhelming time.…