So in a blast of inspiration tonight I developed a healthy dessert recipe with some organic blueberries we picked at a local farm yesterday and the rhubarb I harvested earlier from my organic garden. And what I came up with is soooooo good! It’s a Blueberry Rhubarb Cobbler that’s almost Paleo, and free of refined […]
Dealing with obesity is a tough process, and you could well reach the stage where you need to consider weight-loss surgery. This is a big step in the life of any obese person because it signals the opportunity for a new beginning. Sometimes natural weight loss just doesn’t work, and this is when it becomes […]
Bariatric multivitamins are a combination of many different vitamins, and often contain minerals, that are normally found in foods and other natural sources. DEKAs Bariatric Multivitamins are formulated to include vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, and vitamin A. In such cases where people may be prone to deficiencies in these nutrients owing to illness, […]
Turning on the oven is the last thing I want to do in the middle of summer. Are you with me? I want an easy, light, no-fuss bariatric diet lunch to pack for the office or even put on the table for a light dinner. Well…I found one. Bariatric Diet Lunch My Dill Chicken Salad […]
Amino acids are the basic building blocks of life as they always say. But did you know that amino acids can help one lose weight? It’s true, but of course with all weight loss secrets comes a variety of pros and cons important to keep in mind before jumping on the bandwagon. Let’s see what […]
I don’t know about you but it is HOT HOT HOT where I live in Northern California. As you may remember from my interview, I live on a farm and temperatures consistently reach over 100 F and sometimes even 110 F. I am always looking for ways to stay cool. This year I am hoping […]
If we should achieve our weight loss goals, it is particularly disheartening to regain some or all of those pounds. Grabbing the brass ring is great, dropping and losing it is not. Equally disheartening is the discovery that the weight regain may be the result of a betrayal by an ally. Our own bodies may […]
The phrase ‘You Are What You Eat‘ means that it is important to eat good food in order to be healthy and fit. Well that is true! But it is even more correct to say, “You Are What You Absorb.” That’s because as we age we absorb less nutrients from the foods we eat. And those […]
Bariatric Meal Planning. You’ve heard time and time again that bariatric meal planning helps reduce stress and keeps you on track with your health goals. But it’s not always easy. Bariatric meal planning can take time if you are looking for recipes on Pinterest or in one of your favorite cookbooks. You have to decide […]
You have taken a massive step and decided that enough is enough. You are going to deal with your weight issues once and for all and this is an amazing step to have taken – well done! Now your next step should be to prepare your family for your bariatric surgery. But this is an […]
Since many health insurance plans exclude weight loss surgery, this leaves people faced with the decision to self-pay for bariatric surgery or to forgo what could very well be a life-saving procedure given the devastating effects of obesity and obesity-related diseases on health. Accordingly, more people are opting to self-pay and turning to Mexico for […]
My inner child’s sweet tooth was delighted to find a bariatric diet snack with 110-calories and 17g of protein and 11g carbs. Check out our find! In this product review we examine a low calorie high protein hot cocoa and biscotti Italian cookies. Biscotti and Hot Cocoa, a Bariatric Diet Snack Biscotti and hot cocoa […]
Kristin Willard is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who is passionate with respect to teaching people about eating healthy after bariatric surgery and maintaining their weight loss forever. Kristin has been an RDN for eight years and frustrated with the lack of nutrition resources for her bariatric clients. So to fill this unmet need, Kristin is […]
How can I feed my family and myself bariatric recipes that everyone will enjoy? I hear this all the time from clients who have undergone bariatric surgery. During those first few months after surgery it can be overwhelming to follow your bariatric surgeon’s dietary guidelines, plus put a delicious meal on the table for your […]
Some people who have weight loss surgery do not lose sufficient weight or have weight regain years later. In such cases, these people may benefit from a revision weight loss surgery to help them lose weight and treat symptoms like acid reflux. In this article, we’ve rounded up the opinions of several leading bariatric surgeons who […]
I am a huge fan of the Celebrate Multivitamin for bariatric surgery! That’s because it is one of the very few brands that meets the ASMBS Nutritional Supplements Guidelines. Buyer beware, in truth there are few multivitamins that meet the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) guidelines but unfortunately are labelled and marketed […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret. I hide the chocolates in the vegetable drawer of the fridge where no one in my family ever goes! bwahahaha #truestory #MyBariatricLife #weightlossjourney #bariatrics ...