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Sweet Cabbage Salad Recipe

Ingredients

6 cups shredded cabbage (about 1/2 head)
1 cup shredded carrot (about 1 medium)
1 cup chopped green bell pepper (about 1 medium)
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl; toss well.

How to Treat Yourself without Treats

We know that weight loss surgery is an effective tool. In order to reach your weight loss or health goals, you have to commit and follow through with diet and lifestyle changes. Once you have mastered eating slowly, chewing well, separating your liquids from your meals, having lean protein and produce with each meal, you may want to reward yourself for your hard work, but how? Food is one of the most common ways we reward ourselves, but it's not the only way.

Unjury Support Group

Are you looking to join a Bariatric Support Group? Check out the groups offered by Unjury’s The Bariatric Academy. You can register on their website (www.Unjury.com) under the UNJURY CARES tab at the top left of the page. Support groups are separated into 2 groups- pre-surgery to 1 year post-op and over 1 year post-op.

Importance of Vitamins after Bariatric Surgery

Even if you have chosen a bariatric procedure that does not involve malabsorption; adequate vitamin supplementation will be needed due to the reduction in food intake.

Always work closely with your Registered Dietitian for a personalized supplement regimen based on your individual bloodwork. Here are some basic pointers: