Wellness

Prealbumin vs Albumin

Prealbumin vs Albumin

At first glance, one’s postoperative laboratory orders can seem excessive, however, each macronutrient(protein, fats and carbohydrates) and  micronutrient (vitamins and minerals) plays a vital role in postoperative success and health which needs to be monitored...

Vitamin D

Vitamin D

VITAL NUTRITION - Vitamin D supplementation before and after bariatric surgery has many health benefits. It has been found to increase immunity, healing and decrease depression. Plus, research has shown it plays a part in preventing heart disease, cancer,...

Diabetes

Diabetes

In 2018, 10.5% of the US adult population or 34.2 million Americans were diagnosed with diabetes.  Every year, almost 1.5 million Americans are newly diagnosed with diabetes2. So, what is diabetes? Diabetes has two subcategories based on the origin of the disease....

Importance of B Vitamins

Importance of B Vitamins

Vitamin supplementation is necessary after Bariatric Surgery to prevent nutritional deficiencies. There are a handful of vitamins and minerals that bariatric patients may become deficient in quite fast. A group of these vitamins are called the B vitamins. There are...

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...

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...