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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 »

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 your eating style would be necessary, and no doubt this caused some trepidation. As you navigated through and practiced, you may have found some… 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 »