Category Archives: Supplements

5 Trends Seen Seen at a Recent Weight Management Symposium

This symposium coverage was written for Bariatric Choice by bariatric nutritionist Sharon Howard, R.D., who attended. I recently attended 2 days of great speakers at a Weight Management Symposium for dietitians in the weight loss field, including bariatrics. Sessions were filled with discussions on the latest in research-validated weight management treatment, the impact of technology, and… Read More »

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. Keep this in mind as your build towards your full, clear liquid diet to liquid foods you cannot see through, such as protein shakes. These drinks will… Read More »

Learn About the Types of Bariatric Iron (Video)

If you’ve undergone any type of weight loss surgery, you may know that there iron deficiencies and anemia can be a risk, especially after Roux-en-Y (RYGB) gastric bypass. In fact, some medical estimates say 50% of RYGB patients test positive for iron deficiency, which can develop years or even decades after the procedure. There are… Read More »