Featured Articles and Recipes

This is How to Navigate Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery, Says One Nutritionist

Sitting down to a huge table filled with appetizing casserole dishes overflowing with delicious (and once favorite) foods can be an overwhelming situation for the bariatric person. Large amounts of food, ...
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Bariatric-Friendly Recipe: Zesty Glazed Carrots

This recipe was provided by a registered dietitian as a bariatric-friendly side you can bring for major eating gatherings like Thanksgiving dinner. Show the other guests that ordinary carrots can get ...
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Satisfying, Crunchy Snacking After Bariatric Surgery

Everyone Likes Snap, Crackle and Crunch! The Problem with Crunchy Snacks Post-WLS These tips were created for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard R.D., M.S., C.D.E., L.D.N., F.A.D.A., a registered dietitian and bariatric nutrition counselor. Did ...
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Pumpkin Spice Nutritious Delight (Drink Recipe)

This bariatric-friendly recipe was developed by Sharon Howard, a dietitian and bariatric nutrition counselor. Now, enjoy a delicious cup full of fall flavor. Most importantly, it's boosted with the all-important protein, ...
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Bariatric-Friendly Chicken Mushroom Bake Recipe

This bariatric-friendly recipe was created for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard R.D., M.S., C.D.E., L.D.N., F.A.D.A., a registered dietitian with more than 30 years of experience in nutrition counseling, and 15 years in ...
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Employees Giving Back in Local, Monthly Volunteer Efforts

Bariatric Choice is proud to be a brand with a greater purpose, giving support to causes we truly believe in. As a result, we're partnering with Feeding America® and our WonderSlim® ...
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Omega-3 Needs After Bariatric Surgery

This article was written for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard R.D., Lisa Diewald R.D. of Nutrition for Living Now that you are eating smaller amounts of food, the quality of your ...
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Vitamin & Mineral Supplement Tips: A Vital Part of Post-Bariatric Surgery Health

Written for Bariatric Choice by Lisa Diewald RD and Sharon Howard RD Now that your bariatric surgery is behind you, the opportunity for a new beginning is at your doorstep! As you ...
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Why a Dietitian Stresses Bone Health Post-WLS

This post was written for Bariatric Choice by Lisa Diewald R.D. and Sharon Howard R.D. of Nutrition for Living When you decided to pursue bariatric surgery, you knew that a dramatic change in ...
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Our Favorite Motivational Quotes for Healthy Living

Sometimes a spark of inspiration or a different way of looking at a situation are all we need to get back up and keep going in our diet and exercise efforts ...
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Snooze and Lose: How Too Little Sleep Can Lead To Too Many Pounds

As your alarm clock welcomes you to a new day, you struggle to open at least one reluctant eye. It feels like you went to bed minutes ago. This is not ...
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Simple Winter Walking Tips

Written by Bariatric Choice newsletter editor Jim Goodwin As I sit down to write this piece on walking, thermometers in Bismark, North Dakota are struggling to reach 4 degrees Fahrenheit. Meanwhile, ...
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