Bariatrics Blog

Saving Money at the Store

By Josh Woodruff | May 13, 2022

Saving Money at the Store It’s no secret that grocery prices are going up. Navigating a nutritious diet while controlling your grocery budget is challenging. Following a few basic tips…

Fats

By Josh Woodruff | April 13, 2022

Protein is the main dietary focus after weight loss surgery. Protein at every meal. Eat your protein first. Hit your daily protein goal. In past blog posts, carbohydrates were explained…

Carbohydrates

By Josh Woodruff | March 14, 2022

After weight loss surgery, the main dietary focus is protein. Protein at every meal. Eat your protein first. Hit your daily protein goal. But what about carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are often…

Plant-Centric Eating: What, Why, and How

By Josh Woodruff | February 9, 2022

The plant-centric eating trend continues to grow with more and more consumers searching for plant-based options on shelves and menus. Sales of plant-based foods and drinks have sky-rocketed the past…

At Home Exercise

By Josh Woodruff | January 19, 2022

As many of us discover during the first weeks of any new year, establishing an exercise routine can be challenging. Starting and maintaining any new habit, including exercise, is difficult.…

Handling The Holidays

By Josh Woodruff | November 29, 2021

Holiday meals after bariatric surgery present themselves with a unique set of challenges. Do I still strive for my protein and fluid goals? Should I avoid alcohol? Can I have…

Priority: Protein

By Josh Woodruff | October 26, 2021

From a weight loss surgery patient’s first visit in our office through every pre and post op visit, one of the main topics of discussion is protein. Are you getting…

Emotional Health

By Josh Woodruff | September 28, 2021

Emotions play a significant role in weight management. Most people think of the psychological contributor – emotional eating – when it comes emotions and weight. There are also hormones involved…

The Importance of Food Logging

By Josh Woodruff | August 25, 2021

Most people have a love/hate relationship with food logging. Some view it as cumbersome, time consuming, and simply difficult to remember to do. Others find it quite helpful, allowing them…

Bariatric Friendly Summer Treats

By Josh Woodruff | July 22, 2021

Hot summertime temperatures often lead us to crave cool summertime treats. After bariatric surgery, however, indulgences become very few and far between. The high sugar and/or high fat content of…

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