Happy New Year!

2023 holds so much potential and your Atlanta Bariatrics team is here to help you unlock those possibilities. Schedule a follow-up appointment with your surgeon and dietitian to assist you in reaching your goals and maintaining them. Annual assessment prevents sliding back into old habits, stops weight regain and encourages bariatric vitamin supplement use throughout the lifespan.

Calorie Reducing Spins on Classic Thanksgiving Desserts

Apple pie, pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie, pecan pie. So MANY Pies! No one wants to experience dumping syndrome or slow their weight loss just because of the holidays, but it's normal to want to enjoy the foods you only eat once a year. Below are ways to alter standard dessert recipes to make them more bariatric friendly.

How to Enjoy Meals during the Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us! Celebrating special occasions with family and friends are usually associated with traditional foods. Navigating these meals can be tricky and a little stressful after having weight loss surgery. Hopefully the tips below will help you continue to follow the post surgery nutrition guidelines and eat a delicious meal.

Discount on Chewable Ultra Solo w/ iron

If you buy before November 23, 2022, you can save 10% on your order of $20 or more!†† Use code BANL1122 at checkout. This vitamin is specifically formulated to help meet gastric sleeve and bypass patients’ vitamin and mineral needs. It was ranked best-tasting one-a-day in a Bariatric Advantage customer survey.

Nothing Is Scarier Than Holey Bones. Protect Yours Today!

Looking for an easy, tasty way to get your daily calcium intake? Bariatric Advantage Calcium Citrate Chewy Bites are sugar-free and provide 500 mg calcium citrate as well as 500 IU of vitamin D3 to support calcium absorption. With 11 flavors to choose from, you’ll be sure to find your favorites!

Importance of B12 supplementation

Vitamin B12 activates folate and is essential for DNA synthesis, red blood cell development and nerve cell maintenance. Overdoing folic acid supplements can mask a B12 deficiency. Symptoms of deficiency include anemia, fatigue, cognitive impairment/dementia, numbness and tingling of hands and toes, depression, swollen/ inflamed tongue, and degeneration of peripheral nerves leading to paralysis.