Making the Decision to Receive Bariatric Surgery

by Nashua Nutrition Admin

Making the Decision to Receive Bariatric Surgery

Gaining weight didn't happen overnight and the things that caused the weight gain won't be eliminated once bariatric surgery has been performed — there will always be more work to do to stay healthy. Weight loss is a life-long process, even if you made the choice to receive a bariatric procedure. In order for bariatric surgery to be a success, you need to be willing to curb the habits that caused you to gain the weight in the first place. Other eligibility factors While obesity is the most common reason for bariatric procedures, you may be eligible if you're are...

Holiday Feasting Post Bariatric Surgery with Bariatric Fusion

by Jenna

The holiday season is often synonymous with food, which can make it an especially challenging time for those who have had bariatric surgery and are required to follow a strict post-op diet. Post bariatric patients also require less food and smaller meals in order to maintain success; however, this also makes them more susceptible to malnutrition as they often cannot meet the body’s nutrition needs through diet alone. While sampling some of the delicious tastes of the season is fine, more than that can quickly cause the pounds to add up and often don’t contain the vital nutrients required to...

Innovative Bariatric Products Can Help Post-Op Patients Get Proper Nutrition

by Jenna

The development of bariatric surgery in recent years has been a life-saver for many patients whose weight posed an immediate threat to their health. Taking the time to lose the weight naturally is not always a safe option for those with extreme obesity issues, so choose bariatric surgery can allow them to remove a large amount of weight quickly and return to a healthy level. The positive effects on the heart and other organs are seen almost immediately, and the patient begins to feel better quickly as well. While this operations can be a great thing, there is a danger...

How Bariatric Advantage Can Help After Weight Loss Surgery

by Jenna

Medical weight loss is becoming increasingly more frequent and relevant, transforming many lives for the better. Of course, in order to achieve and maintain a healthy shape for life as well as to decrease the risk of health issues, it’s important to consider what to do after that surgery. In most cases, patients need to learn to eat healthy and avoid the harmful habits that led them to become obese in the first place and ensure the body receives essential nutrients it needs to function properly. Because the surgery makes the stomach smaller, it can be even more difficult to...