Bariatric Surgery Success

Bariatric Surgery Success

Your nutrition and health, your journey and transformation, and your success after bariatric surgery are my focus. As a registered dietitian nutritionist I help you conquer weight regain, cravings and emotional eating with the Bariatric Surgery Success (Tools You Need for Your Transformation) podcast.

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July 28, 2021 12 min

Recently someone posted this question in my Facebook group: how do I stop fighting my brain over tempting food? Well, stay right where you are. She’s back! Psychologist Dr. Connie Stapleton, who specializes in bariatric surgery and helps you deal with life’s stuff, is here to answer questions about your relationship with food.

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My hair is falling out atrociously since my surgery. What can I do to stop it? Are you experiencing this too and have the same question? I have three things to share about hair loss and nutrition after weight loss surgery. You’ll be glad you listened.

Hi, I’m registered dietitian nutritionist Dr. Susan Mitchell. You’re listening to the Bariatric Surgery Success podcast episode number 57. Most of my career I’ve worked in some type o...

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Are you confused and don’t know what to believe about eating carbs? One friend tells you carbs are evil, don’t eat them and another friend loves carbs and says you need them too. Who’s right? Maybe you fear carbs and think if you do eat them, you’ll regain weight. Let’s cut thru the carb confusion together.

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The questions are listed here but the actual Q & A is in the podcast audio.

Q1Liz asked: How much protein is too much protein? And Debra wants to know: I'm working out now, running and weight lifting, on a regular basis. Should I increase my protein? Today, we’ll answer the questions on your mind.

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Do you need to buy a separate vitamin D supplement if it’s in your multi? What about iron? Do you need another supplement for it too? The right supplementation is so important to your success after bariatric surgery. This is part 2 of the 6 Must-Have Vitamin & Mineral Supplements after Bariatric Surgery.

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Did you know that vitamin & mineral supplementation typically begins at the time of discharge from the hospital, usually 2–4 days after surgery? Any idea what the must-have vitamins and minerals are for your body? What about when to take them and how much to take? The right supplementation is so important to your success.

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June 16, 2021 9 min

Hey, what’s for dessert? I grew up in Tennessee and this was a common question. Still is. And, I have to admit, I love dessert. Always have. But wait, I’m a dietitian. But first I’m a person who loves food and good dessert. How about you? You’ve had bariatric surgery but I bet you’ve asked yourself this question too, right? Can you have dessert or do you have to deny yourself now? Can dessert be good for you? Is dessert off the men...

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Lynn asks, “How do I deal with feeling self conscious about my loose hanging skin and new found wrinkles after surgery?” And Liz wants to know, “What are ways to get yourself to enjoy exercise?” Don’t go anywhere, psychologist Dr. Connie Stapleton, who specializes in bariatric surgery and helps you deal with life’s stuff, joins me today to answer your questions.

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You’ve had bariatric surgery and know that protein plays a major role in your recovery. But what about fat. Can you have some or is it taboo? Let’s talk about the macro we love to hate…fat.

Hi, I’m registered dietitian nutritionist Dr. Susan Mitchell. You’re listening to the Bariatric Surgery Success podcast episode number 49. Most of my career I’ve worked in some type of media, particularly radio where I did morning drive nutriti...

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Does pea protein contain the nine essential amino acids? And if so, is this a good source of protein after bariatric surgery? Let’s look closely at popular pea protein.

Hi, I’m registered dietitian nutritionist Dr. Susan Mitchell. You’re listening to the Bariatric Surgery Success podcast episode number 48. Most of my career I’ve worked in some type of media, particularly radio where I did morning drive nutrition spots for over 18 y...

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What do black beans, bing cherries, avocado and nuts have in common? These foods fight inflammation in the body. But isn’t Inflammation a good thing or is it a not so good thing? Let’s talk about the type of inflammation you don’t want in your body and how you can fight it with food.

Hi, I’m registered dietitian nutritionist Dr. Susan Mitchell. You’re listening to the Bariatric Surgery Success podcast episode number 47. Most of my ...

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Jenna asked, “Does the tea I drink need to be decaf?” And Shelly wants to know, “When can I start drinking diet soda again?” Today, we’ll answer your burning questions.

Hi, I’m registered dietitian nutritionist Dr. Susan Mitchell. You’re listening to the Bariatric Surgery Success podcast episode number 46. Most of my career I’ve worked in some type of media, particularly radio where I did morning drive nutrition spots for over 18 ...

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Move over latte. People want cold-brew. It’s trendy and continues to grow in popularity. Is it just a fancy name for traditional iced coffee or how is it different? Does it affect your cholesterol level? What cold-brew is, how it’s made and what you need to know about your cholesterol in this week's podcast.

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Did you know that not all protein sources are alike? Some are better choices than others if you’ve had  bariatric surgery. In part two of eating for the long haul after bariatric surgery, let’s talk about five more specific tips that can make a difference in the success of your journey.

Hi, I’m registered dietitian nutritionist Dr. Susan Mitchell. You’re listening to the Bariatric Surgery Success podcast episode number 44. In part ...

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Have you been thinking: “I made it thru these 6-8 weeks after bariatric surgery but I’m not so sure I want to go back to a so-called regular diet of real food. I don’t want to regain weight.” I hear you and I have 10 helpful tips. Let’s talk about five of them today in part one.

Hi, I’m registered dietitian nutritionist Dr. Susan Mitchell. You’re listening to the Bariatric Surgery Success podcast episode number 43.

This week, I wan...

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You’ve had bariatric surgery and your new journey has begun. It’s an exciting time, isn’t it, but can also be a time of confusion and uncertainly. What do you eat now? Next week? Next month and down the track? I have tips for you to try and suggested recommendations for the best outcome in these first 6-8 weeks.

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Congratulations, you’ve made a big decision to have bariatric surgery and begin a new journey for your health. Way to go. Bariatric surgery is a terrific tool to help you lose weight. But keep in mind from the very beginning that it’s not the sole answer. Surgery is just one of the spokes in the wheel to success. Hand in hand with surgery is your lifestyle and the willingness to make changes that become part of the way you live fro...

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Guess how many pounds of chocolate the average American consumes yearly? Over 11. My girlfriend said she’d rather have chocolate than sex. Good thing her passion for chocolate comes with surprising health benefits and a melt-in-your-mouth flavor.

Chocolate’s always been popular for its taste and mouth feel. It’s been deemed the most craved food. Personally I never met a chocolate I don’t like…well, white chocolate but then technica...

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Have you gone thru bariatric surgery only to find that you’re still hungry more often than you thought you would be? Why are you hungry? I have some interesting new research to share about our brains and why we eat.

Hi, I’m registered dietitian nutritionist Dr. Susan Mitchell. You’re listening to the Bariatric Surgery Success podcast episode number 39. Don’t forget to join me in the NEW private FB group…the Bariatric Surgery Succes...

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