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November 3, 2022
Move It To Lose It: Exercise after Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve or LAP-BAND® surgery

What is the best exercise for weight loss?  The short answer is “anything you’ll stick with long-term!” But when it comes to weight loss surgery (Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and LAP-BAND®), this often isn’t as simple as it sounds.  Excess body weight, loose skin, a smaller stomach and pre-existing joint or spine conditions are just […]

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September 15, 2022
What am I eating? Taylor Farms Ginger Garlic Meal Kit

Now that the kids are back in school, our schedules seem to be jam-packed with activities. I’m always looking for an easy way to add more veggies to my family’s diet and I was so excited when I came across these Taylor Farm’s meal kits.  There are 5 different flavor options of these meal kits  […]

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July 8, 2022
What am I eating? Post Premier Protein Cereal

Cereal is a quick and easy meal when mornings are busy and cooking a full breakfast just isn’t going to work. We know that traditional cereals can have a ton of carbohydrates and added sugar; which is why I don’t normally recommend them as they can derail your weight loss. However, eating a bowl of […]

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July 8, 2022
New Jersey Bariatric Center Offers Robotic Assisted Bariatric Surgery

In the early days of bariatric surgery procedures were done by creating one large open incision in the abdomen. That method has since evolved and the majority of surgeries are being performed laparoscopically through about five small incisions in the abdomen which have led to less pain and faster recovery. Recently, a technologically advanced method […]

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July 8, 2022
Healthy or Not? Rice Alternatives

Rice is a very popular side dish with meat, fish, and vegetables.  However, traditional rice is high in calories and carbohydrates which can derail your weight loss.  Fortunately, there are rice alternatives on the market that are low in calories and carbs that won’t cause a setback in your weight loss journey.  I was able […]

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March 8, 2022
National Nutrition Month

  March is National Nutrition Month and this year's theme by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics is Celebrate a World of Flavors. Meeting with your dietitian regularly can help you create healthier habits that still celebrate your individual heritage. They might even encourage you to expand your palate and try new foods and flavors […]

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December 9, 2021
NJBC Surgeon’s Favorite Holiday Dishes

    'Tis the season for delicious holiday recipes. Check out our surgeon's favorite holiday dishes below.       Dr. Goyal - Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta Roasted brussels sprouts with pancetta is one of my favorite side dishes around the holidays. It’s full of fiber, antioxidants and vitamin K, plus even my kids […]

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July 14, 2021
Tackling Postpartum Weight Loss on a Bariatric Diet

  A baby brings so much joy, a ton of work and sometimes, sleep-deprived nights. While you’re focusing on your little one, postpartum weight loss definitely is not top of mind. Once you’re physically and emotionally ready to start losing the baby weight, here are some tips to get you through.     Caloric Intake […]

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June 24, 2021
NJBC Now Offering FDA-Approved Prescription Weight Loss Injection Wegovy™

New Jersey Bariatric Center now offers Wegovy™, the FDA-approved prescription weight loss injection. Wegovy™ is a weekly, self-administered injection used for the treatment of chronic weight management in adults with obesity. Wegovy™ works by mimicking a hormone that targets the area of your brain that regulates appetite, with studies showing that the drug helped people […]

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June 18, 2021
A Second Chance at Weight Loss: Revision Surgery Webinar

For some patients, bariatric surgery is the jump start they need to lose and sustain weight loss. But for others, sometimes, no matter how hard you work, life’s circumstances get in the way and you need a second chance.  The stressors of life, old eating habits and now a global pandemic can make the journey […]

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June 11, 2021
What Am I Eating? Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Thins

When you’re trying to avoid the extra carbohydrates from bread but a lettuce wrap isn’t cutting it, finding a healthy substitute isn’t always easy.  I recently found these Cauliflower Thins from Trader Joe’s and they have 100 calories, 5 grams of fat, 3 grams of carbohydrates, 2 grams of fiber, and 9 grams of protein.  […]

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April 9, 2021
Hit a Weight Loss Wall? Fight Back When the Scale Won’t Budge

You’ve been working out and following a healthy eating plan, but now the scale won’t budge. What happened? You might have hit a weight loss plateau. A plateau happens naturally when weight starts to stabilize after a period of active weight loss. Don’t give up! There are ways to jump-start the weight loss again. Check […]

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