Fruit after gastric sleeve

Fruit after gastric sleeve

For our entire lives, we’ve been told to eat our fruits and vegetables – which is a good thing! Fresh produce is a healthy part of any diet, and they taste great. They provide us with nutrients and vitamins we need to keep our bodies in good working order....
Water and a Healthy Heart

Water and a Healthy Heart

After an hour of basketball, mowing the yard, or just on a real hot day, a nice cold glass of water hits the spot. Normally when you think of water it is safe to assume most of the time you don’t think “water and heart health.” But drink enough of...
Thanksgiving 2020 Menu

Thanksgiving 2020 Menu

2020 has been a doozy, and that is probably an understatement. Between COVID, murder hornets, and an ice storm in October, I am beyond happy that the holidays are approaching. Time with family, spent responsibly, is a much needed reminder to be thankful even during...
How much water after gastric sleeve surgery?

How much water after gastric sleeve surgery?

It’s hard to argue: the best way to lose weight and keep it off is a combination of bariatric surgery, increased physical activity, and a leaner, healthier diet. In some cases of obesity or morbid obesity, it may be the only way to lose up to 80 percent of unwanted...
How Much Protein After Gastric Sleeve

How Much Protein After Gastric Sleeve

Protein is an essential part of your daily diet before and after surgery. Protein helps build and repair body tissues, aids in hunger control, and promotes fat metabolism. Your immune system also needs protein to do its job. As a bariatric surgery patient, your diet...
How to Avoid Dehydration in Hot Weather

How to Avoid Dehydration in Hot Weather

The summer heat can get intense and because of that, it’s important to stay safe and stay hydrated. Whether you are playing in the pool, out for a walk, or enjoying a hike on a lovely nature trail near your home, always make sure to have adequate hydration. This is...
How many carbs after gastric sleeve surgery

How many carbs after gastric sleeve surgery

Doughnuts, fettuccini, tortillas – all the greatest foods in the world are just laden with carbohydrates. While we might be joking about “greatest” foods, carbs do tend to show up in a lot of the foods we enjoy eating. Bread, pasta, sugary cereals, and more may...