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Swap the Candy for Protein!

Valentine’s day, a day notorious for sugary treats, is just around the corner. So, how can you, a post-bariatric surgery patient, enjoy the day without breaking your diet plan? Simple. Swap your candy for a more filling protein shake.   Why protein is important after bariatric surgery? Protein is one of the vital food elements […]

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Improve Your Life and Heart Health with Bariatric Surgery

According to the CDC, over 600,000 people in the U.S. die from heart disease. That’s about 1 in 4 deaths.   Obesity is one of the major risk factors of developing a heart problem. When you are obese, you are more likely to suffer from hypertension and high blood cholesterol. Obesity is also associated with hidden inflammation, a […]

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Take the First Step in Your Weight Loss Journey

For many of us, resolutions are very common during the New Year. And the most common resolution we make? To lose weight.   Weight loss, however, is not easy for some. There are those who still struggle in losing those excess pounds even by changing their diet and physical activity. If this describes your case, then you may want […]

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How Food Journaling Will Lead to a Better You

Bariatric surgery is only a tool for achieving weight loss. Long-term success still depends on your commitment and consistency on the lifestyle changes required after the procedure. When it comes to lifestyle changes, nutrition is one key area that you need to look into. Without proper nutrition, all the preparation and resources spent on the […]

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Navigating Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery

Thanksgiving can be a challenge for those who have just undergone bariatric surgery. But with the right preparation and mindset, you can survive Thanksgiving and still enjoy the festivity of the season! Here are some tips from Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons on how to navigate Thanksgiving without breaking dietary restrictions: Eat protein first Protein is […]

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