Tag Archives: Foodie-sentials

Hair Loss After Weight Loss Surgery

Hair loss and thinning. It’s one of the most common worries after weight-loss surgery with the least understanding of the causes. Not everyone will lose hair after weight loss surgery, but many folks do.There are a number of reasons for hair loss after weight loss surgery and it can’t always be prevented. Rest assured, though, hair loss is usually only …

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Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

The Sunshine Vitamin by Kelly Morris Another reason to love sunny days: free vitamins (sort of). Vitamin D is sometimes referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” because our body can make vitamin D in response to sunlight. Most people, whether they’ve had weight loss surgery or not, don’t get enough vitamin D just from exposure to sunlight, though, and according to the …

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Foodie-sentials: What vitamins should RNY patients take?

Not a RNY patient? Check out: What vitamins should VSG patients take? What vitamins should Adjustable Gastric Band (Lap-Band) patients take? What vitamins should Duodenal Switch patients take?  Gastric bypass patients need to take more vitamins than lap band patients or vertical sleeve gastrectomy patients because in addition to only being able to eat a limited amount of food, part …

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