5DPT May Bulletin Online
Introduction: "Thank you for joining me today in this information packed 5 Day Pouch Test Bulletin. I have been following various conversations in social media groups about weight regain after bariatric surgery and share with you today articles that I hope will promote a calm understanding of how weight regain happens. Featured topics include slider foods, ways to relieve nausea, and protein supplements. I hope you find something useful as you pursue a long lasting healthy weight with surgery. Thanks for taking time from your busy life to join me here today."
The Slider Food Trap: Why do we turn to these foods when we know better?
We know that they contribute to obesity because they were likely a part of our diet prior to surgery. Common sense tells us that if food contributed to our obesity before surgery it will surely cause weight gain after surgery. We promised our surgeon to follow the dietary rules after surgery, yet somehow that grit determination wanes and little by little we find our old comfort food snacks back in hand. Continue Reading
Effective ways to relieve feelings of nausea
- I don't know about you, but I'm a frequent flier in the nausea club since having WLS. My surgery was in 1999 and I have yet to break the code of understanding why sometimes I just feel sick and queasy: sometimes after I eat, sometimes when I've had nothing to eat. Smells and odors will bring on tummy turbulence for me quite quickly and eqNot the Queen's Teaually unexpectedly. Continue Reading
Protein Supplementation after WLS
- It is common to see the question, "What protein powder should I use?" asked in online groups. What is surprising, to me, is the inconsistency in answers and the passion with which people believe there is only one true and correct answer to the question. Continue Reading