Stress Causing Fall Off of Bariatric Journey?

Is your stress levels causing you to fall off track and be successful in your Bariatric journey? Are you now having issues with regain and other problems? Check out this latest blog about how to cope with Stress causing you to fall off your Bariatric journey. Everyone deals with stress in their lives. Some deal …

2-Years Post-Op Bariatric Surgery: How To Eat For Your Overall Goals – Plant-Based Eating

Once you leave that honeymoon phase (aka Day 1 post-op to 2 years post-op), your eating most likely will have to change because a)you've significantly stalled, b)you are seeing regain which is usually because of the extremely low calorie diets you are initially put on, or c)you have new goals in mind when it comes …

Bariatric Badass Quickie: Lean Muscle VS Fat

How does lean mass compare to fat? Muscle cells are tightly packed with myofibrils. When these contract with enough intensity, the body adapts by generating more myofibrils and sarcomeres (assuming proper training and nutrition), increasing the density (and strength) of the muscle. Even denser, bone is composed of complex combinations of calcium and phosphorus, heavy minerals that …

Bariatric Badass Quickie: How Food Influences Sleep

How does nutrition help encourage better sleep? Fresh, whole foods contain more fiber, protein, and healthy fats, which require more time and effort to digest than the refined carbohydrates that make up the majority of processed food. This keeps you satisfied longer, stabilizing your blood sugar and various hormones needed for good sleep.Tryptophan, an amino acid …