How to Navigate Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery

How to Navigate Thanksgiving After Bariatric Surgery Preventing weight gain is a challenge for everyone around Thanksgiving. Eating sweet potato pie, honey-glazed ham, turkey with stuffing, and other holiday dishes can take a toll on one's waistline. The good news is this is avoidable! Aim to maintain your weight with these steps to navigating Thanksgiving …

Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery

Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery Patients who undergo bariatric surgery are given a special diet to follow for the first 1 to 2 months after bariatric surgery. The post-bariatric surgery diet progresses in stages, starting with liquid foods and then slowly reintroducing solid foods when the body is able to accept them. Afterward, some …

How to Stay on Track This Halloween

How to Stay on Track This Halloween There’s no need to feel haunted by the sight of Halloween treats. While they can make staying on track with your weight management goals challenging, you can still enjoy this holiday season without losing focus on your health. Stay on track by following this guide, which includes how to …

Breast Cancer & Bariatric Surgery

Breast Cancer & Bariatric Surgery October is breast cancer awareness month, which means it’s time to dedicate some time to raising breast cancer awareness, reminding women to get a mammogram, and donating resources to breast cancer research. As a bariatric supplement, support, and lifestyle company, ProCare Health would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge …

How To Find Support Post-Bariatric Surgery

How To Find Support Post-Bariatric Surgery For many people, bariatric surgery will be one of the hardest things they’ll ever do. While it’s a significant step towards a long and healthy life, many challenges can arise. These challenges include trouble sticking to a healthy diet, keeping the weight off, seeing yourself in a new body, …

Constipation After Bariatric Surgery

Constipation After Bariatric Surgery One of the most common complaints people have after bariatric surgery is constipation. Bowel movement changes following weight loss surgery are indeed common side effects. Whether it be diarrhea or constipation, know that these side effects are very common and often not something to worry about, especially if you take the …

Why Are Vitamins So Important After Bariatric Surgery?

Why Are Vitamins So Important After Bariatric Surgery? There is an obesity epidemic continuing to expand in the western world. This increase in obesity has also increased the number of individuals opting to undergo bariatric surgery. Studies have shown dietary deficiencies in obese patients before and after bariatric surgery. Thus, it is paramount that we …

The Importance of Prenatal Vitamins

The Importance of Prenatal Vitamins Bariatric surgery has proven to be a highly effective weight loss aid, and more people are opting for this surgical intervention, especially women. Furthermore, research has indicated a five-fold increase in female teenagers undergoing bariatric intervention. Therefore, it’s safe to expect that the population of women of childbearing age that …

Are Chewy Vitamins Effective?

Are Chewy Vitamins Effective? As bariatric patients, you all know how vital vitamins are to your daily lives, especially after bariatric surgery. For those of you who don’t know, following bariatric surgery, bariatric patients must stick to a daily vitamin regimen for the rest of their lives. Without these vitamins, you risk many different health …

Inflation & The Rising Costs of Vitamins

Inflation & The Rising Costs of Vitamins Inflation has affected every aspect of American life. Everything is more expensive. It’s all making a dent in our pockets, from gas to groceries and even the vital vitamins and minerals bariatric patients need to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The reason many companies have to jack up their …