Hydration: What’s the big deal about drinking water?

Hydration: What’s the big deal about drinking water?

Our bodies are made up of approximately 60-70% water and we lose most of it every day through normal activities such as breathing, sweating and in human waste.  A minimum of 64 ounces of water-based fluids that are caffeine free, non-carbonated and sugar free can keep...
Non-Surgical Weight Loss Program

Non-Surgical Weight Loss Program

Is your New Year resolution to lose weight and get back in shape off to a slow start? Or maybe you started strong but now the weight loss has stalled, and you are not ready for bariatric surgery, but you could use a little help.  You may want to consider My Bariatric...
The Poop Scoop!

The Poop Scoop!

Do you find yourself questioning the normalcy of your bowel movements? Are they looser than normal? Not having any for days? These are normal, frequently asked questions and can tell a story about your diet and health.  It just goes to show, what you put in will come...
Hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery

Hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery

Hypoglycemia, also known as low blood sugar, is an uncommon but unpleasant experience that both bariatric and non-bariatric patients may encounter. Symptoms of hypoglycemia may include feeling lightheaded, increased perspiration, dizziness, weakness, blurred vision,...
Vitamin D – Why is it so important in Bariatric patients?

Vitamin D – Why is it so important in Bariatric patients?

Vitamin D – Why is it so important in Bariatric patients? Ever wonder why vitamin D3 is one of the required vitamins after weight loss surgery? Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin. What this means is vitamin D is absorbed into our fat cells and becomes accessible when...
The Cycle of Diets and Why They Don’t Work

The Cycle of Diets and Why They Don’t Work

The Cycle of Diets Typically Cannot Work Long-Term Diets can trend as a cycle or have “stages,” which we all can relate to and know all too well what to expect at the “end” of a diet. I will discuss the stages and why diets typically cannot work long term. Starting...