Monthly Archives: June 2019

How to Keep Your Bones Strong

We tend to think of our bones like rocks, stable and unchanging, but our bones are continually being broken down and rebuilt just like our skin or muscle tissue. Before weight loss surgery, bones have become strong and dense to … Continue reading

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How to Make a Better Snack Pack

The protein packs found at gas stations and grocery stores offer great convenience, but that convenience comes with a high price tag and an excess of fat and calories. Instead, make your own snack packs. You’ll be in control of … Continue reading

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When is a Negative a Positive?

What is dumping syndrome? Dumping syndrome is an unpleasant reaction that can occur after gastric bypass surgery in response to eating or drinking certain foods and beverages. Many view dumping syndrome as a benefit because it helps them modify behavior … Continue reading

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Goodbye High Cholesterol

There is a 79% improvement or resolution to hyperlipidemia after bariatric surgery. Read more: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK481901/

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You Can Cut Calories By Eating At Home

Home-prepared meals are generally more nutritious and include more fresh fruits and vegetables than convenience meals. They are also lower in calories, carbohydrates, fat, added sugar, preservatives, and artificial ingredients. You might even live longer—studies find that eating home-cooked meals … Continue reading

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