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5 Essential Eating Habit Changes to Work on after Surgery

Having bariatric weight loss surgery is not an easy choice as often thought by onlookers. Rather post surgery, it's more essential than ever to make changes to your eating habits and exercise habits if you want to lose the weight, keep healthy and keep the weight off long term.  Those who have had surgery know that if changes to eating habits are not made, not only could weight loss or long term weight maintenance by affected but also health. For example if you reduced your portion size of unhealthy foods and tolerate them then you can still cheat the system by eating all the wrong things in smaller portions. And while initially weight loss will happen to some extend, long-term...

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Why take a Multivitamin Post-Bariatric Surgery...

Taking regular supplements can be a pain especially if you already take a range of medications. So sometimes when you're told to add a daily multivitamin to the mix it's yet another thing to remember to take... So is it really all that necessary? I mean you may be eating the healthiest you ever have so surely that's enough...right? Unfortunately no. While you may be eating healthier which is fantastic and will help towards getting good nutrition and weight loss (as well as weight maintain later), there are several reasons why it is essential to take your daily multivitamin. 4 Reasons Why your Should Take a Multivitamin You have a smaller stomach so are eating a much smaller amount of food....

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The Dreaded Weight Loss Plateau Post-Bariatric Surgery

There's not many things that can cause the frustration that is felt when your weight plateaus' post bariatirc surgery. You may have been tracking along nicely then suddenly despite changing nothing the weight loss stops. To add to the frustration is the fact that you know you're eating a lot less than you used to and you've been reading all those Facebook posts from people who seem to have doubled your weight loss in less time... #‎frustrated Here's some things to consider 1. First thing, expect a plateau at some stage. It is totally normal and almost everyone will get weeks where nothing happens or weight loss slows. It doesn't mean that you have failed or no more weight loss...

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Vomiting Post-Bariatric Surgery

Do you vomit regularly post-surgery? No one wants to spend their days throwing up so if this is happening it is well worth investigating the potential causes. Vomiting is often, but not always, associated with eating inappropriately. When you first have surgery, it can be difficult to determine how much food is too much to satisfy your hunger so at times you end up overeating. However most of the time you learn rather quickly to detect when it's time to stop or put an unfinished meal aside. Often the best way to tackle this is to start by chewing your food well, keeping it moist and eating very slowly. Stop eating when you suspect you may have had enough, wait...

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