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Ten Bariatric Rules to Live By

This article was written for Bariatric Choice by Sharon Howard, R.D. These are habits that should be well established during your first six months after surgery. If you want to maintain the weight loss you have achieved, you must continue following these basic rules of bariatric surgery. Have 3-4 small balanced meals a day. If you… Read More »

Vitamin & Mineral Needs Of Bariatric Surgery Patients

Gastric bypass and other types of bariatric surgery dramatically alter your body’s ability to absorb vitamins, minerals and nutrients from the smaller amounts of food you’ll be eating. The resulting vitamin and mineral deficiencies can have serious medical implications. Vitamins and minerals contribute to your post bariatric surgery health in a number of ways, including… 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 »