Author Archives: Bariatric Choice

Keeping Your Holidays Healthy Following Weight Loss Surgery

This post was written for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard, a registered dietitian and nutrition counselor. Sharon currently works with patients before and after weight loss surgery on education, nutrition, and lifestyle planning in her role at a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. In this article, she stresses the importance of properly preparing for holiday eating for… Read More »

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, especially carbohydrate and fat-laden casseroles, will fill you up quickly and make you uncomfortable for hours. Sharon Howard is a registered dietitian and nutrition counselor… Read More »

We’re Closing in on Our Social Mission Goal of 1.3 Million Meals* to Those in Need

Updated 10/26/2017 We’re excited to announce that, with the support of our customers, we’re on track to surpass 1 million meals* for families throughout the US in a few more days! We have about 3 1/2 months left to hit our 12-month social mission campaign goal of 1.3 million meals. We’ve been providing 2 meals*… Read More »

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 you ever just want to CRUNCH? Let’s face it. Part of the enjoyment of eating comes from the sensory experiences food textures provide. For… Read More »

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, vitamins & minerals you need post-WLS. A deliciously sweet drink without the empty calories. Pumpkin Spice Delight Recipe A deliciously sweet pumpkin spice… Read More »

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 weight management and bariatrics. Chicken Mushroom Bake Recipe An exclusive, Bariatric Choice-infused, high protein spin on a delicious meal time favorite. Ingredients Makes 2… Read More »

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® brand of products to help those in need. We’re committed, as a company, to helping restore hope to the over 42 million Americans who… Read More »

Bariatric Nutrition: Know Your A’s and D’s

This article was written for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard R.D., Lisa Diewald R.D. of Nutrition for Living Do you wonder if you are meeting your vitamin needs with your new post-bariatric surgery meal plan? There’s no time like the present to stay focused on getting enough key vitamins following weight loss surgery. Emerging evidence suggests that… Read More »