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Why Vitamin B-12 is Important After Weight Loss Surgery

Of all the vitamins I take on a day-to-day basis, I will admit Vitamin B-12 baffled me the longest. I wasn’t sure why I had to take it in the first place and why I had to take it in a specific way (more on that in a moment). If you’re anything like me, understanding the why is important to …

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Four Ways WLS Post-Ops Can Have Cake

I know I don’t put dates on my posts so I will say that as I write, it is December 4, 2015. Also known as “the 14th anniversary of my 25th birthday.” What’s the first thing (food-wise) that comes to mind when you think of your birthday? Yep…cake. Birthday cake is more than just a food. It’s a cultural institution. …

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BF Top 5 – Equip Your Kitchen for Healthy Eating!

See Tip #3 for how to ensure you correctly portion foods that can be easy to over-measure! But first…pre-ops! (Or really anyone who feels like they need to get their lives/homes in focus to be successful at WLS) I have a resource for you! It’s called The Bariatric Foodie Pre-Op Prep Kit (On the page where that link goes, choose “Downloads”). …

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BF Top 5: Foodie Apps!

Pledge People: Remember tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb. 11) is the “Shake it Up!” Challenge. Be sure to try something new and healthy tomorrow and report back for a chance to win some Click Espresso Protein. I’ve been meaning to post this blog post for a while. But…you all know the story. Life. It happens. No matter how much I tell it …

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Five Products Every Bariatric Patient Should Know About

One of the things I love about this blog, and our communities on Facebook and Twitter is that it’s constantly growing! As folks get their surgeries they are discovering Bariatric Foodie and joining in on the fun. That’s great, but it occurs to me that sometimes I reference products I love like everyone knows what they are. So new Foodies, …

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A Healthy Labor Day Post Weight Loss Surgery

If I weren’t battling every creature known to man in my kitchen…er, having some household issues as of late, I would have taken pictures of all these suggestions but alas…it is what it is. There’s always some drama going on in my life! So let’s talk about Labor Day. Unofficial last day of summer. Day before which the pumpkin takes over …

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Bariatric Foodie’s Best Resources for Weight Loss Surgery Pre-Ops

Before we get to the business of the day, have you read about the Bariatric Foodie “Play with My Food” Contest? If you haven’t, go check it out! You could win $50 in Amazon money just for playing with your food! And if you have any questions, here’s some additional clarification. Now, back to the order of the day. I’ve …

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