As a voice in the weight loss surgery community I seek the most current data from the sources we trust in this country to protect the health of the citizens. My sources include the Food and Drug Administration, The American Diabetes Association, The American Heart Association, The Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Medicine -- to name a few.
Today I've gathered some tidbits from these trusted sources to look at sugar, sugar substitutes, and sugar alcohol in the American diet and the weight loss surgery diet. I know that my fellow WLS patients are avid researchers and students and I invite you to take this information, expand on it with your own research, and apply to your personal experience. I believe you will find a suitable relationship with sweets in your healthy recovery from obesity with weight loss surgery.
And finally, this Halloween I wish you the best of life's treats as you pursue your dreams LivingAfterWLS!
Read the full digest in our archive: October 19, 2011
Recipe: Chunky Peanut Butter Triangles
Sugar-Free Holiday Candy is Trouble
FAQ's on Sugar