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 […]

5 Tips to Prevent Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery

One of the biggest fears about bariatric surgery is that you may regain some of the weight you lose. While most patients experience dramatic weight loss after bariatric surgery, regaining the weight is a valid concern. Achieving and maintaining optimal weight loss depends on how well you adhere to your bariatric diet. Committing to healthy […]

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 […]

7 Tips to Prevent Weight Gain While Homeschooling

COVID-19 is forcing many parents into the role of teacher or assistant to the teacher. With many kids in homeschool and virtual school, parents are more sedentary than ever. Academia is an inherently stationary activity. While younger children can learn while being active, older students have challenging work that requires more sitting time. Without a […]

Is Bariatric Surgery Worth It?

If you struggle with obesity or obesity-related health complications, you may be wondering if bariatric surgery is worth the time and money involved. Researching the subject on the internet can turn up glowing reviews of weight loss surgery, while other results may create confusion, fear, and more questions. Frequently Asked Questions About Bariatric Surgery Knowing […]