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Low Carb Parmesan Cloud Bread Recipe

A low carb, high protein and gluten free twist on a delicious favorite! This fun, grain-free bread recipe has been floating around the internet. It sounded a little..well...dull, so ...
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Ten Bariatric Rules to Live By

This article was written for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard, R.D. These are habits that should be well established during your first six months after surgery. If you want to ...
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A Balanced, Portion-Controlled Eating Plan for Bariatrics

This article was written for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard, R.D. Long after your bariatric surgery, and when you have lost most of your weight, you will also need to ...
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Vitamin & Mineral Needs Of Bariatric Surgery Patients

Gastric bypass and other types of bariatric surgery dramatically alter your body's ability to absorb vitamins, minerals and nutrients from the smaller amounts of food you'll be eating. The resulting vitamin ...
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5 Takeaways From the 2016 Weight Management Symposium

This article was written for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard, R.D. I recently attended 2 days of great speakers at a Weight Management Symposium for dietitians in the weight ...
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Tips for Making Protein Shakes Tastier Post-Op

Guest post written by Sharon Howard R.D. Stir, Don’t Shake In the first week after bariatric surgery, your “pouch” is a bit swollen on the inside along the incision lines ...
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Tropical Breeze Protein Boost Recipe

Recipe Idea While protein shakes play an important role in your post-op procedure diet, sticking to your diet plan doesn't have to be a chore. You can really mix things ...
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7 Things to Ask Yourself When Considering Bariatric Surgery

As you consider the many weight loss surgery options, it's important to understand that any procedure is just the first step. The key to making it a lifelong success is understanding ...
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