Tag Archives: bariatric diet

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 »

Our Must-Read Bariatric Educational Articles of the Year

At Bariatric Choice, we are not only continuing to build our online store to be the leading source of bariatric nutrition, but we recently launched our Bariatric Choice blog to deliver expert nutritional, lifestyle and meal planning guidance before and after weight loss surgery. Since its launch in late last year, thousands of visitors have… Read More »

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 think about the quality of your diet. Although you still can only eat small portions, selecting food from all  the food groups prevents nutritional deficiencies. The… Read More »

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 the personal commitment to change. Sharon Howard R.D., who counsels weight loss surgery patients (pre-op and post-op) in her role at a certified Bariatric Surgery… Read More »