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Phyto- what? Arming Yourself to Eat Smart.

It seems that everywhere you turn, calories are staring you in the face. It can be a little intimidating that everything seems to be taunting you to “Eat! Eat!” It seems many of us are always on a diet, which only makes you think about what? Food! Clever marketing and head hunger often times overpower […]

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Navigating the Vitamin Aisle Before and After Bariatric Surgery

If you have had weight loss surgery such as gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, lap-band® or duodenal switch; you may have found yourself at the local market standing in aisle full of supplements with a look of confusion over your face. Who knew that there could be so many vitamins to choose from? You pick up […]

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Vitamins: Knowing the A’s thru Z’s for your Weight Loss Surgery

For anyone who has had or is planning on having weight loss surgery, vitamins are essential to your health. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) provided recommendations in 2008 to help you make sure that you are getting the right vitamins. Here are some Do’s and Don’ts that you will want to […]

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