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...
Falling into Exercise

Falling into Exercise

Falling leaves and crisp cool mornings are around the corner as the Texas Summer heat comes to an end. Whether one exercises before the sunrise or during the day, summer workouts are always humid and hot. As the weather begins to cool, there are changes the body will...