January 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: Revisiting SMART Goals for 2018.  We will be discussing how to make your goals SMART.  We will start out by creating a goal for January and continue to create new goals each month.  Come with ideas for your first SMART goal! When/Where Springfield: Tuesday, January 16th @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield Moderator: Meagan Butler,
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New Jersey Bariatric Center Expands Locations with Opening of Hackettstown Office

Fifth Office Offers Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Balloon and Medical Weight Loss Services to Residents of Warren County and Northern New Jersey SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (January 9, 2018) – New Jersey Bariatric Center, New Jersey’s leading medical and surgical weight loss practice, is proud to the announce the opening of its fifth location in Hackettstown, New Jersey. The new office addition will bring much-needed bariatric surgical and non-surgical options to residents of Northern New Jersey at a time when the obesity rate continues to be on the rise, says Ajay Goyal, MD, FACS, owner and director of New Jersey Bariatric
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New Jersey Bariatric Center Opens East Brunswick Office

Our Fourth Location Offers Gastric Sleeve, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Balloon and Medical Weight Loss Services to Residents of Central and Southern New Jersey SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (November 2, 2017) – New Jersey Bariatric Center® surgeons and staff are pleased to announce the expansion of the medical and surgical weight loss practice with the opening of its fourth office in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The expansion will bring more options to Central Jersey residents who are struggling to find long-term, sustainable weight loss solutions, says Ajay Goyal, MD, FACS, owner and director of New Jersey Bariatric Center®. The new office, located at
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September 2017 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: Non-Scale Victories – End of Summer Edition. What were you able to do this summer that you weren’t able to do prior to surgery? What non-scale goal would you like to set for yourself for next summer? Let’s discuss at the next support group! When/Where Springfield: Tuesday, September 19th @ 6:30pm at New Jersey Bariatric Center, 193 Morris Ave., Springfield
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Weight Loss Surgery Made My Skydiving Dream A Reality

In life, there are many adventures we would love to experience and goals we would like to achieve that we never think are possible. Just a few years ago, I would sit around and let my life pass me by, and now, here I was 10,000 feet in the air, about to jump out of a plane! Looking out at Philadelphia, New York City, and the Delaware Water Gap, I was nervous yet excited at the same time, and all I kept thinking was I was making the impossible…possible. All this was thanks to the surgery that I believe saved
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New Jersey Bariatric Center Performs First Obalon Gastric Balloon Procedure for Weight Loss in NJ

SPRINGFIELD, N.J., Jan. 30, 2017 – New Jersey Bariatric Center became the first practice in New Jersey to perform the new Obalon swallowable gastric balloon procedure for weight loss on January 27, when they placed the gastric balloon in a 39-year-old Essex County woman. New Jersey Bariatric Center was among the first of a select group of practices in the country to offer the device to its patients. The Obalon Balloon System, the first and only swallowable gastric balloon for weight loss, was approved by the FDA in September 2016. It offers a much-needed weight loss option for patients who
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Nutrition Fact Check: 7-Layer Dip Recipe Makeover

Seven-layer dip is one of those impressive-looking, easy-to-prepare appetizers that shows up throughout the year. Whether you’re at a holiday meal, a summer BBQ or watching a game with friends, this dip is always a hit. And it must be good for you too since all of the ingredients are pretty healthy, right? This is a case where the sum doesn’t equal its parts. NUTRITION FACTS The ingredients in 7-layer dip – avocado, beans, salsa – are all items that show up on nutritionists’ lists of favorite healthy choices. Individually, they can be great choices. But put them all together,
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