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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 »

Vitamin & Mineral Supplement Tips: A Vital Part of Post-Bariatric Surgery Health

Written for Bariatric Choice by Lisa Diewald RD and Sharon Howard RD Now that your bariatric surgery is behind you, the opportunity for a new beginning is at your doorstep! As you embrace this fresh start, it’s important to remember that bariatric surgery introduces changes to the gastrointestinal system that can impact dietary intake and quality.… Read More »

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 »

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 »