Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a popular weight loss surgery in the United States — and with some patient traveling to Mexico for the gastric sleeve, the procedure has become very attainable. The sleeve gastrectomy, also known as the gastric sleeve surgery, is relatively new compared to other weight loss surgery procedures. Once performed as the […]
Some people still don’t understand the vital importance of building lifelong good health habits that contribute to weight loss. Whether we lose weight through bariatric surgery, a supervised weight loss program, weight loss drugs, etc, those are temporary solutions rather than lifelong habits to lose weight. Consider that if we had built habits to lose […]
Alright, everybody stop what you are doing and order a tub of BariatricPal Protein One protein powder. As a new customer you get 10% off your first order with code BP10 and free shipping when you spend $69 or more. Seriously, with all the news lately about contaminants in protein powders and manufacturers over-stating the […]
It is a dream for most people to have full, thick hair especially when they notice that thinning hair is visible. For all the good reasons, there are natural remedies for thinning hair which include: reducing stress, having balanced hormones, eating a great diet and so much more. Understanding hair loss There are approximately 150,000 hairs […]
Restorative Yoga can bring many positive health benefits and can be an excellent beginner exercise for those who’ve had bariatric surgery and/or have been sedentary. This gentle exercise form helps students gain flexibility and has been shown to greatly reduce stress and anxiety. It really is a perfect form of activity for most newbies to exercise! Of […]
I developed this big and fluffy moist cinnamon bun inspired pancake recipe that’s low-carb and packed with protein from BariatricPal Protein One powder. My healthy Cinnamon Bun Pancakes are gluten-free, sugar-free, grain-free, and suitable for both the Keto Diet and Primal Diet. Or eliminate the cream cheese topping for the Paleo Diet. On most days I […]
Connect with patients just like you 24/7 in a Facebook bariatric support group. Online bariatric support groups can be used to receive support, celebrate physical and emotional accomplishments, provide anecdotal accounts of the “bariatric lifestyle” for preoperative patients, and comment on challenges with mental health and experiences of weight bias, according to a study published on ScienceDirect. And […]
Medical tourism, often known as medical travel, is booming for weight loss surgery. Every year, hundreds of people travel to seek accessible or affordable healthcare. Medical tourism has seen a sharp increase including dental, plastic surgery, alternative medicine, and bariatric (weight loss) surgery. Thousands of individuals head to Mexico for Bariatric Surgery to realize excellent […]
For many of us, one of the key reasons for losing weight is to increase our fertility and chances of conceiving (Read Jassira’s Story: Obesity Infertility to Motherhood). Unfortunately, when we do get pregnant, the healthy lifestyle and hard-won gains we have achieved can fly out of the window, especially if we take all that eating […]
I advocate building a diet around whole foods, real food. Food without a nutrition label. Food that’s been grown not manufactured. That said, we are living in an often fast-paced world and preparing all of our food from scratch isn’t always practical. I think that’s especially true when it comes to snacks. While most of […]
We all recognize the importance of a healthy diet after bariatric surgery. But many of us overlook how important is working out after bariatric surgery, too. Our fast-food driven consumer society has forgotten all about healthy living. We become so overweight due to poor lifestyle choices that include high-calorie processed foods and watching TV. This […]
You may be considering bariatric surgery as a solution to morbid obesity. In addition to massive weight loss, there are a few important but less-documented benefits of weight loss surgery that I’d like you to be aware of! Benefit of Weight Loss Surgery Weight loss surgery is never a quick fix or the easy option. For most […]
If you are one of those who feels that Coca Cola is delicious and refreshing and flows from every fountain and that you’ll go better refreshed and that it is a passport to refreshment or that it’s the real thing or the only thing like Coca Cola is Coca Cola itself or that Coke knows […]
Healthy eating is not dieting. If you are trying to develop healthy eating habits, you don’t want to feel like you are depriving yourself. Dieting seems to only work in the short term. To achieve weight loss and then to maintain it, you need to develop a healthy lifestyle and make that lifestyle become the […]
Our infographic is a quick reference for building your grocery list post bariatric surgery. This list of bariatric diet kitchen staples also can be pulled up on your phone as you shop the grocery aisles. If these are the only food items you buy then you’ll be sufficiently stocked to prepare a week’s worth of […]
November is the month of gratitude and we each have something for which to be thankful! So I’ve joined the #ThankfulNovember Challenge that has swept the country to acknowledge my many blessings after reclaiming my life from obesity. Every day this month I am among the many people who will Tweet something that I am […]
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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 ...