Post-Bariatric Diet

Losing Weight with your Favorite Foods *

Posted: Nov 10 in Post-Bariatric Diet, Weight Loss Blog by

Losing weight requires making long-term changes to your diet and lifestyle, including how active you are. The dietary changes that you make have to be focused around your new weight loss program. Your weight loss surgeon will spell out these changes for you to make it plain and simple, but this won’t change the fact that there are some foods that you will always love, and saying goodbye to them forever may seem more and more difficult with every passing day of your weight loss plan. [Read more]

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Finding Healthy Snacks to Love *

Posted: Oct 13 in Post-Bariatric Diet, Weight Loss Blog by

One of the biggest myths surrounding weight loss programs is that in order to lose weight you have to be hungry all of the time.  This just isn’t the case, and you can talk to anyone who has successfully lose weight using weight loss surgery as witness. When you undergo weight loss surgery, your body goes through so many changes to support your new healthy lifestyle that hunger isn’t an issue—especially if you spend the time getting to know what you can have, and what you will enjoy. [Read more]

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Diet after Gallbladder Surgery *

Posted: Aug 16 in Obesity and your Health, Post-Bariatric Diet by

Patients suffering from gallbladder related issues such as gallstones may undergo gallbladder surgery to improve their condition. Though the gallbladder is an organ people can live without, some dietary adjustments may be necessary after gallbladder surgery to maintain proper digestive functioning. [Read more]

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Gallbladder Problems and Symptoms *

Posted: Aug 16 in Obesity and your Health, Post-Bariatric Diet, Weight Loss Surgery by

Gallbladder-related issues can cause a range of symptoms, some of which can become so severe your doctor may recommend gallbladder surgery for treatment. [Read more]

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Grease is the Word *

Posted: Aug 16 in Obesity and your Health, Post-Bariatric Diet by

If you are one of the 20 percent of adults over the age of 65 who suffer from gallstones, you probably know the perils of indulging in a greasy meal all too well. [Read more]

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For Crohn’s Patients, a New Immune System is New Hope *

Posted: Aug 16 in Obesity and your Health, Post-Bariatric Diet by

Hope is something that a lot of Crohn’s disease patients have a hard time developing. A chronic condition, Crohn’s is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that causes severe upset stomach, malnutrition and general digestive dysfunction, including chronic diarrhea.  Patients with Crohn’s disease experience inflammation in the colon as a result of a malfunctioning immune system. [Read more]

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IBD? Balance your Omegas *

Posted: Aug 16 in Post-Bariatric Diet, Weight Loss Blog by

If you suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in Fort Myers, at some point or another you’ve likely heard someone tell you to make sure you balance your good fats with your bad fats. [Read more]

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Finding Natural Relief from Heartburn *

Posted: Aug 16 in Obesity and your Health, Post-Bariatric Diet, Weight Loss Blog by

About 20 percent of Americans experience heartburn at least once a week. This uncomfortable condition can come on after overeating or eating foods that are excessively spicy or fatty. It can also be a sign that you have Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD, which is a condition marked by a dysfunctional lower esophageal sphincter (LES) that leads to repeated aggravation of the esophageal lining by stomach acids. [Read more]

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Health Perks of Meditation Before and After Surgery *

Posted: Aug 16 in Post-Bariatric Diet, Weight Loss Blog by

Most people would be bit taken back if their general surgeon in Ft. Myers talked to them about meditation. After all, mantras and inner peace may be far from your mind when preparing for or recovering from an operation. [Read more]

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The Benefits of Preventative Colonoscopy *

Posted: Aug 15 in Post-Bariatric Diet, Weight Loss Surgery by

You’ve just turned 50, and among the other milestones of this age is the recommendation to visit a general surgeon in Ft. Myers for a colonoscopy. [Read more]

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