July 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month: Eating Healthy for the Summer: Looking for fun and healthy new recipes to try? Join us this month as we provide a bunch of bariatric-friendly recipes perfect for bbqs, parties, or just a home cooked meal with family. Feel free to bring your own ideas! Springfield: Tuesday, July 17 @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield Moderator: Meagan
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Healthy or Not? Your Favorite Summertime Dish

  Do you have a delicious summertime recipe to share that’s bariatric-friendly? If so, we want to hear from you! Starting July 8th, each week our registered dietitians will review a recipe submitted to determine if it’s “Healthy or Not?”   They’ll take a look at the nutritional content, and offer suggestions, if needed, so it fits into a bariatric-friendly diet. Every Friday, we will share a nutritionist reviewed recipe on Facebook, Twitter and our blog for everyone to try.   Send us your go-to summertime favorite recipe.  This is your chance to show off your skills in the kitchen and
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June 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month: Physical vs. Emotional Hunger: Are you physically hungry or is your hunger being driven by emotion?  What can we do instead of reaching for food?    Join us this month as we take a closer look at what is driving you to eat and ways to avoid giving in to emotional eating. Springfield: Tuesday, June 19 @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193
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How to Read a Food Label: New Jersey Bariatric Center Nutrition Webinar Series

Webinar: How to Read a Food Label Join us for our first online education seminar led by registered dietitian Meagan Butler. Each seminar in this series will give you tips and advice to help you lead a healthy and nutritious lifestyle. What does added sugar mean? How do I know if I’m getting the proper nutrients for a bariatric diet? We all know reading food labels can be challenging so let us help you through it. Join New Jersey Bariatric Center dietitian Meagan Butler as she teaches you all you need to know about reading nutrition labels. During this webinar
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May 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month: Guide to Making the Most Out of Weight Loss Surgery: We are pleased to have psychologist James Glynn join us this month to discuss his tips and guide to making the most out of weight loss surgery. When/Where Springfield: Tuesday, May 15 @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield Moderator: Meagan Butler, RD  Somerville: Tuesday, May 22 @ 6:30pm
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New Jersey Bariatric Center® Supports Addition Of Gastric Balloon To List Of Approved Bariatric Procedures

Obalon and ReShape weight loss balloons offer safe alternative for people suffering from obesity who do not qualify for surgical procedures SPRINGFIELD, N.J., April 17, 2018 — Weight loss surgery experts at New Jersey Bariatric Center® have expressed support for the addition of the intragastric balloon to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) list of approved procedures for weight loss, saying that weight loss balloons (known by the brand names Obalon, ReShape and ORBERA®) offer a safe and effective treatment option for people who are obese but who do not qualify for bariatric surgery procedures, such as the gastric sleeve. “Prior
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Gastric Balloon Gave Me Confidence To Live A Healthy Life

  Olga Lost 32 Pounds and Changed Her Life With the Obalon Gastric Balloon                                            From crash diets to liposuction, you name it, I tried it. For 20 years I struggled with my weight.  I always carried a few extra pounds that I felt held me back. I didn’t want to feel uncomfortable anymore. I needed to do something that would make me healthier and feel better but felt I tried all the weight loss options. Then I came across
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April 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month’s Topic Is: “Spring Cleaning” Your Life: Spring is here and it’s time to go out with the old and in with the new! Spring cleaning can be a great way to tidy up your home but have you thought about organizing the clutter in your life you can’t physically see? Join us this month as we learn healthy ways to “spring clean” our
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March 2018 Weight Loss Support Group

Join us for our FREE monthly Support Group meetings for bariatric patients, led by a registered dietitian. Each meeting includes a special topic or guest, a Q&A session and open talk about weight and wellness issues. This Month’s Topic Is: TRIVIA NIGHT: Come join us at this month’s support group as we put your knowledge on nutrition to the test! When/Where Springfield: Tuesday, March 20th @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield Moderator: Meagan Butler, RD  Somerville: Tuesday, March 27th @ 6:30pm at RWJ-Somerset, Family Practice Building, 110 Rehill Ave., Somerville Moderator: Tia Hagins, RD   
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New Jersey Bariatric Center Patients Celebrate Weight Loss Accomplishments at Annual Sweet Success Gala

The annual event marks the weight loss accomplishments of patients who have had gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and gastric balloon procedures   SPRINGFIELD, N.J. – New Jersey Bariatric Center, the state’s leading weight loss surgery practice, recognized the weight loss victories of their bariatric surgery patients at its annual Sweet Success Gala, attended by more than 100 patients who’ve had gastric sleeve, gastric bypass and gastric balloon, their guests, and the bariatric surgeons and staff. “For the past 11 years, we’ve been coming together to celebrate our patients’ successes,” said New Jersey Bariatric Center founder Dr. Ajay Goyal, who is
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