Entries by Carolyn Trinta

7 Tips to Spring Clean Your Diet

Eating a healthy diet after bariatric surgery is essential for long-term weight loss success. However, with cold winter weather and COVID-19 forcing everyone indoors, you may have slipped into old, unhealthy eating routines. If your weight loss has plateaued or you gained weight this winter, your food choices may be the culprit. With winter coming […]

3 Questions You May Have After Bariatric Surgery

You’re likely to have many questions for your doctor before surgery. Even so, you’ll likely develop new questions as you progress through your recovery. Some of the most common questions revolve around food, exercise, and recovery time. While your questions may seem like they have simple answers, that isn’t always the case. The following are […]

6 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight After Bariatric Surgery

The primary goal of bariatric surgery is significant weight loss to improve your health. However, a persistent myth that you’ll lose a substantial amount of weight immediately after surgery gives bariatric patients unrealistic expectations. While it’s true that bariatric surgery expedites weight loss, it still happens at a gradual and safe rate. Most patients lose […]

What is The Wrap? 5 Advantages of Gastric Plication

The Wrap is one of the latest innovations in weight loss surgery. This laparoscopic procedure is significantly less invasive than other bariatric procedures. The Wrap uses a technique known as gastric plication to reduce the size of your stomach dramatically. This decreases the amount of food your stomach can contain, improves satiety, and expedites weight […]

7 Common Mistakes You Make When Weighing Yourself

When you’re struggling to lose weight, the bathroom scale can become a constant source of tension. Even after weight loss surgery, the bathroom scale can have a significant effect on how you feel. If the bathroom scale is driving you crazy because the number seems to oscillate wildly from weigh-in to weigh-in, you may be […]

3 Bariatric-Friendly Birthday Dessert Recipes

If you’re considering a bariatric procedure, you may have concerns about your dietary options after surgery. Your diet will change, but this doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy desserts on special occasions. While typical desserts are high in sugar and carbs, these recipes are bariatric-friendly, so you can have your cake and eat it, too! Decadent […]