Due to Covid-19, we are not scheduling in person seminars. Rather, please watch our online seminar. Nutrition classes will be held via Zoom meeting. Please call Leslie Albers at 901-881-0602 for details about class or any other questions. We ARE currently scheduling patients for visits and surgeries and you can easily start the program by watching our online seminar.

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3 Tips for Post Op Patients for the New Year

January 4, 2017

Weight Loss is one of the top “New Year’s Resolution” made in America each year but if you are post op from Weight Loss Surgery you have already been working hard towards your goals.  Here are three things to do to stay on track but keep it simple. Choose one healthy habit to work on at a time, not five. Part of staying motivated means … Continue reading

Patient of the Month – Robyn

July 31, 2013

I was always the chubby kid in class growing up. All the other girls were petite and girly. I was the odd ball, tom-boy who played with legos and the boys down the street not the Barbie dolls. I enjoyed riding my bicycle everywhere. I enjoyed swimming at the community pool every summer from Memorial Day to Labor Day, sun up to sun down. However, … Continue reading

Protein Requirements

July 30, 2013

If you have had bariatric surgery or you are planning to have surgery and have met with a bariatric dietitian before, you probably hear the word protein quite frequently. Bariatric surgery requires making significant changes to your diet and lifestyle. Because you will be eating less food after your surgery, it’s important to choose foods that will provide the nutrients you need for healing and … Continue reading

Patient of the Month – Ashley

July 3, 2013

Ashley is our May “Patient of the Month”.  Ashley had gastric bypass surgery in November 2012.  She shares her story below. Beginning in middle school and throughout high school, I thought I was overweight. Of course, when I look back on pictures from high school, I realize that I was not nearly as overweight as I thought at the time. But I did struggle and … Continue reading

Your Post-Surgical Vitamin Regimen

June 18, 2013

Bariatric surgery is weight loss surgery performed on obese or severely overweight individuals. Weight loss surgery patients need to take vitamins and supplements for the rest of their lives, but the types and amounts of supplements vary depending on the bariatric surgery procedure performed and the individual. Procedures such as gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and lap band decrease the stomach size to reduce the amount … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Cupcake s- Adapted from SixSisterStuff.com Ingredients: Meatloaf 5lb lean ground meat (turkey, 96-98% fat free beef, chicken) 1 onion (finely diced) ½ cup carrots (finely diced) ½ cup celery (finely diced) 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried parsley 2 tsp minced garlic 1 cup low sugar ketchup 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs 2 Tbsp of mustard 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce ¼ tsp … Continue reading

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