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The Importance of Micronutrient Supplementation Post-Bariatric Surgery

January 05, 2018 (Fri)

Written by Jeffrey Bernstein, BS Nutrition

It is thoroughly documented that micronutrient deficiencies are present in weight loss surgery patients both pre and post-bariatric surgeries and, with a reported 113,000 surgeries per annum in 2006, it is increasingly important to understand the nutritional deficiencies that exist and how to mitigate malnutrition.

Obesity, Diabetes, and Insulin

August 01, 2017 (Tue)

By William Cabot, M.D., FAAOS.

Statistics show that approximately 65% of the population routinely sits instead of stands, drives instead of walks, and rides the elevator instead of taking the stairs, which puts those Americans at an increased risk for chronic diseases such as hypertension, coronary artery disease, and diabetes.

Nutritional Problems and Solutions for Protein Deficiency Associated with Bariatric Surgery

August 01, 2017 (Tue)

By William Cabot, M.D., FAAOS

Changes in the nature of our work, leisure time activity, and changes in what and how much we eat are the most significant contributing factors to the explosion of obesity in the United States. 

Gastric Bypass and High Protein Diets Immediately Following Surgery

May 09, 2017 (Tue)

According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery the gold standard procedure is called the Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, or more simply, gastric bypass3. This is where a small pouch is created from the stomach, and attaching it directly to the small intestine, whereby bypassing the majority of the stomach and the duodenum.

Understanding Milk Proteins

May 03, 2017 (Wed)

This piece will serve to help you better understand the basics of milk protein composition and various products they are used in. There are many more processes and byproducts than those described below but the purpose of this article is to provide a basic understanding of milk proteins.

What Is So Great About Protein?

May 03, 2017 (Wed)

Protein is good for us and necessary for life.   Perhaps this is what Herbert Hoover was getting at in 1928 when he promised “a chicken in every pot.”