Category Archives: Post Bariatric Surgery

Do I Need Protein Shakes After Gastric Bypass Surgery?

Generally speaking, gastric bypass surgery patients are recommended to use protein shakes postoperatively, at least at first. Every patient is different and while some are advised to use protein shakes to supplement their diet during the first few weeks after … Continue reading

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Beat Midday Fatigue with These 5 Techniques

When in weight loss surgery recovery, you may find yourself feeling fatigued midday. Many people suffer from what is also known as the “afternoon slump,” “midday doldrums” or the “lunchtime lazies.” What causes midday fatigue? Some studies say that our … Continue reading

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What Post Weight-Loss Surgery Supplements Should I Be Taking?

We need food to give us energy. Food contains the vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients we need to have a healthy, well-operating body. Being well-nourished is an essential part of maintaining a healthy weight. That is why it is always … Continue reading

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Tips for Reworking Your Wardrobe on a Budget After Weight Loss Surgery

You have worked so hard at getting down to a size you are comfortable with, but now your clothes don’t fit. Here are some tips to help you rework your wardrobe so your wardrobe matches how you feel – awesome … Continue reading

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Gastric Bypass Surgery in Medford: What to Expect

Let’s start by saying that you will not be alone in your recovery from gastric bypass surgery when you come to Hallmark Health System’s Center for Weight Management and Weight Loss Surgery in Medford. Our surgeons have performed many successful … Continue reading

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Dining Out After Bariatric Surgery

For most Americans eating out is a common experience and has become more and more frequent with everyone’s busy schedule. With a little planning and thoughtful ordering you can eat out while still continuing your new healthy way of eating. … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating after Bariatric Surgery

Many questions arise as a patient contemplates bariatric surgery. What will life be life after surgery? What can I eat? How will my diet change? How much can I eat? These are all common questions. As you go through the … Continue reading

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Caffeine Interferes with Absorbing Nutrients After Bariatric Surgery

It is the position of the American Medical Association that “moderate tea or coffee drinkers need have no concern for their health relative to their consumption provided lifestyle habits (diet, alcohol consumption) are moderate as well.” Moderate caffeine consumption is … Continue reading

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Alcohol Consumption After Bariatric Surgery

The weather is warmer, BBQ season is here and social gatherings are taking place. This means that alcohol is more abundant and the opportunity to consume it is all around. Is it okay to have a drink? What should you … Continue reading

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