Category Archive: Food & Drink Tips

Apr 06

Calorie Calculator to Help Maintain, Lose or Gain Weight After Weight-Loss Surgery

The calorie calculators shown below will help you determine a baseline for how many calories you need daily to: maintain current weight lose weight gain weight Visit with your dietitian/nutritionist before attempting to lose or gain weight. Other issues, beyond food/calorie intake may exist. If you don’t have a nutritionist/dietitian, your surgeon or hospital can certainly make recommendations/referrals. …

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Apr 02

Lying to Yourself is Living Dangerously – After Weight-Loss Surgery

Liar, liar, pants on fire . . . . . . Mine are burning up. When we fall off the wagon or sneak a little snack and fail to acknowledge our action, we’re basically lying to ourselves. And, we put ourselves right back into the danger zone that we lived pre surgery. What’s making me write …

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Mar 23

11 Smart, Basic, Bariatric-Eating Tips

  Argh, my tummy hurts. Why did I eat (enter your bad habit here). Are you prone to falling into pre-surgery eating habits? Eat too fast, skip meals, inhale rather than chew. If I’m honest, I have to admit I sure do. That means a a back-to-basics reminder is in order. 11 Commonly Forgotten or Ignored …

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Feb 27

I’ve Quit Losing Weight After Weight Loss Surgery

  You were losing weight at a fast clip when suddenly you stalled or plateaued. What the heck is going on? Don’t freak out. We all go through this during our weight loss surgery journey. Some stall days after surgery, some weeks and some months. Why Has My Weight Loss Stalled? A weight loss stall is …

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Jan 26

Satiety. Huh? Reduce Calorie Intake by Managing Hunger

During my morning research session today, I came across a word I didn’t know — satiety. Huh? What the heck is that? It was used in a description of a recipe that used protein powder as a replacement for other ingredients. You know the gig — gotta have that protein. Further exploration revealed satiety is a buzzword …

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