Think Before You Drink: How to Make Healthy Beverage Decisions Post Weight Loss Surgery

How many meals do you eat a day? Chances are you said three without having to even think about it. Now quick: How many times a day do you drink? Don’t know? It’s probably something that you really have to stop and think about. Let’s see: There’s your morning cup of coffee. Then maybe some juice with your breakfast. Then, the second cup of coffee at the office. An iced tea with lunch (“Oh and upsize that please since the large costs the same as the small.) Perhaps, another cup of coffee to stay awake midday. A glass of wine
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Can You Eat Fruit After Bariatric Surgery?

These days you don’t have to wait for summer to find lots of great fruit in your grocery store. But during summer, you find even more choices, and the best part is that many are in season and locally grown right here in New Jersey so they taste great! Weight loss surgery patients are often confused about fruit consumption. As consumers, they are told over and over that fruit is healthy. But as bariatric patients with smaller stomachs, they know they need to choose their foods wisely – focusing on protein and limiting carbs. Fruits are packed with vitamins (good)
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Healthy or Not? Raisin Bran Crunch Cereal

When it comes to breakfast choices, a lot of us opt for a cold cereal because it’s quick and easy to eat in the morning. The cereal aisle in most grocery stores is usually really long and we can be bombarded by all the choices! A lot of them appear to be healthy, but are they? One popular choice is Kellogg’s Raisin Bran Crunch cereal. With the the word “bran” featured prominently in its name, it sounds like it would be a healthy choice, right? Well, let’s look at the nutrition information to find out. We’ve listed the nutrition facts
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