As a surgeon, husband, and father, I have a very busy schedule. So, I have developed a few weight loss tips for a busy schedule that I use to keep myself healthy. 3 Weight Loss Tips For a Busy Schedule The idea of losing weight may seem so achievable, that is until life gets in […]
One of the most common questions we get in the field of bariatrics is asking, “can your stomach stretch after weight loss surgery?” Patients want to understand what they can expect regarding stomach size long-term after a gastric bypass or a gastric sleeve. Almost all adults have the same stomach size, despite height and weight. […]
Weight loss after bariatric surgery is centered around eating a healthy diet, yet many patients wonder if they should be tracking calories or macros to optimize their journey. Nutrition after bariatric surgery is a key component to achieving long-term weight loss success. With all kinds of diet fads emerging, one of the most fundamental concepts […]
Obesity is a dangerous disease linked to over 60 medical conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, cancers, hypertension, and other serious illnesses. Combined with the health concerns associated with a higher body mass index (BMI), a relatively new study has found a link between brain volume and obesity. In this UK-based research study, the team at Biobank examined […]
The gastric bypass diet is very particular, with your bariatric care team having specific protocols for how you need to eat at various stages post-operatively. The gastric sleeve and gastric bypass diets are pretty similar in concept, so feel free to use this as a guide for either surgery. The gastric bypass diet phases consist […]
Donating blood is a great way to help sick people who need a blood transfusion. If you donated blood before having bariatric surgery, you might be wondering if you can continue to donate blood after weight loss surgery. What to Know if You Donate Blood after Weight Loss Surgery Nearly 70% of the body’s iron […]
The topic of mental health has been swirling since the rise of social media. Whether talking about how to manifest your emotions or let go of things that don’t serve us, we can all agree that mental health is essential to finding fulfillment in life.
Nutrition after bariatric surgery is the most critical component to achieving long-term weight loss success. In this bariatric nutrition guide, learn everything you need to know about bariatric nutrition pre-op and post-op and nutrition basics.
Excess sugar consumption can increase your risk of many health conditions, including diabetes and obesity. In this guide, we give you the tips to reduce your sugar intake and improve your health.