September is National Yoga Month

If you have not tried yoga before, National Yoga Month is a great time to try your first class. Yoga is a wonderful way to add strength training and mediation into your regular exercise routine. Besides improving your flexibility, yoga can also decrease systemic inflammation, enhance sleep and improve your heart health.

Free Webinar about Weight Loss Success on July 14th

On July 14th at 2PM EST, Cassie Story, a bariatric dietitian nutrition expert, will guide you through the Top 5 Ways to Increase Weight Loss Success After Bariatric Surgery. As a special thanks for joining the Bariatric Advantage webinar, all patients who attend will receive a 15% off coupon which they can apply to a future order.

Things to Consider Before Purchasing a Collagen Supplement

In recent years, there has been an increasing buzz about collagen supplements, but is it worth the hype? Collagen is one of the most abundant proteins in the body. However, the human body makes less collagen as we age. Sun exposure, smoking, excess alcohol, lack of exercise and inadequate sleep negatively impact collagen production.

Bariatric Multivitamin Options

When choosing a multivitamin after weight loss surgery, it's important to ensure the product meets the ASMBS supplement guidelines in order to prevent vitamin and mineral deficiencies throughout the lifetime. Over the counter supplements do not provide adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals after surgery which can lead to bone loss, muscle loss, neurological issues, and anemia after weight loss surgery.