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bariatric patient winter drink guide

Rethink Your Drink: Winter Edition

Winter has arrived, and for most people, this means healthy eating is just as frozen as your fingers in the morning. It is not uncommon to find yourself trying to justify the fact that there are “too many temptations around” with the idea that your “new years resolution will take care of the extra lbs.” […]
sugar cravings after weight loss surgery

Trick-or-Treat and Nothing Sweet

Halloween is just around the corner and we all know what that means. Candy. It can be hard to resist the temptation to open the bag of mini chocolate bars you planned on giving out to trick-or-treaters. And it can be even harder not to pick out your favorite treats once the kids get home […]
fall drink guide

Rethink Your Drink: Fall Edition

With the crisp coolness in the air (for those who do not live in Georgia), it is hard to resist those warm sugary Starbucks drinks that appear each Fall. What many patients don’t realize is that their morning pumpkin spice latte or midday mocha macchiato are just as dangerous to their weight loss efforts as their […]
Keto diet after weight loss surgery

Portion Control after Weight Loss Surgery

“Portion control” is a word that is frequently heard in the weight loss industry. Like any doctor or nutritionist will tell you, you can not successfully lose weight without limiting the amount of food you consume during each meal. Although the right portion size is different for every individual depending on your height, weight, gender, […]