Bariatric Choice Learning Center

Although weight loss surgery has become more popular in the past decade, it still remains shrouded in mystery and misinformation. To help separate fact from fiction, we've put together an ever-growing library of healthy living tips, expert articles, and recipes on the most frequently asked pre-bariatric and post-bariatric surgery questions.

Our blog guides will help you understand the ins-and-outs of unique nutrition and exercise needs of bariatric surgery patients - from explaining the critical benefits to setting the right goals. The easy-to-follow guides also offer recommended products, daily activities, and dietitian-reviewed meal planning.

Please be aware that this is general information and it is no substitute for consulting with your physician and/or surgical team. They are the best source for medical information relating to each individual's unique situation.

Nutrition Planning & Recipes

Healthy eating and dietary changes after weight-loss surgery don't have to be daunting or even boring. In our library of expert nutritional articles and exclusive recipes will help you find guidance for optimal fat, sugar, protein, nutrients, and portion sizes to build an enjoyable eating plan that fits your lifestyle.

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Vitamins and Minerals After Weight Loss Surgery

Gastric bypass and other types of bariatric surgery dramatically alter your body's ability to absorb vitamins, minerals and nutrients from the smaller amount of food you'll be eating. Learn which you really need, like protein, how much and the wide variety of options available

Learn More About Bariatric Supplements

Exercise & Fitness for Bariatric Patients 

Exercise plays an important role to achieving overall wellness and getting the body you want post surgery. We'll help guide you through a gradually increasing physical activity plan, including setting goals, strength training, dos and dont's, and more.

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Pre- and Post-Op WLS Education

While an essential part of long-term success after bariatric weight loss surgery is following specific eating guidelines, the time leading up to surgery is no time to allow health and diet to worsen.

Learn about types of bariatric surgery and how to get started on a healthy, higher-protein diet that with adequate nutrition wherever you are in your journey.

Pre-Op Articles   |   Post-Op Articles