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If you do a google search about “detoxes”, you will be bombarded with information.  Some folks love the detox and other say that we don’t need to detox as our bodies already detox themselves.  My thoughts are that there are many ways to think about the detox and there are ways that we can assist our bodies go through the detoxification pathways that make it easier on them.  Why not make a few lifestyles changes in order to help our bodies clear themselves of toxins ?  All this means is that we abstain from specific things and optimize specific processes that occur internally.

Let’s make things simple and say that a detox is when a person makes changes to clear their body of toxins.  So, what does “toxins” mean ?  Any substance that causes a negative health effect or is poisonous is a toxin.  “Toxin” has become a bit of a popular buzzword today.  Chemicals that are created artificially and also naturally occurring can be toxic.  For example, arsenic is natural but a toxin.  Cobra venom is natural but toxic.  

There are many harmful organisms and pollutants in our water, food, the aire we breathe – it’s very hard to get away and protect yourself from all of them.  We cannot live in a sealed bubble so we need to find ways to try and counteract some of these toxins for better health.  Our body has systems in place to cope with toxins but we can also assist our body to perform better with regular cleansing.

How We Can Help To Detox.

By choosing the right foods, we can support the body and help to lighten it’s stress load.  We can choose organic fruits and vegetables over processed foods. Pesticides and GMO products add dangerous toxins to our diet.  We need to try to avoid them whenever possible.

We can support our body through meditation and exercise.  When we exercise we sweat and this sweating releases toxins through our largest organ – our skin. Through meditation, we reduce our stress levels.  When compared, stress is as toxic to the health as chemicals.  The physical body cannot function properly when we have a troubled mind.

To detox we avoid specific things but we can also add specific things to our diet to assist with detox.  Foods such as lemon, garlic, mung beans, raw vegetables and broccoli sprouts aid in detoxification.  For some people, a juice fast is also helpful but this will depend on the person.  Each person is a biochemical individual and what aids one person may not do the same for the next person.

The most basic detox suggestions will start with pure water.  Water does not mean, coffee or tea or sports drinks.  Water is the most valuable detox tool and it helps with perspiration and to remove waste.  Drink clean, fresh, filtered water.

If you want to complete a healthy 10 day detox specifically for bariatric clients, give this one a try.  https://www.bariatricfoodexpert.com/10-day-bariatric-detox/  It offers a 3 day liquid fast with 7 days of healthy eating to help clear detoxification pathways and it is a great way to start the month with a renewed sense of motivation.  It aids with digestion and energy levels and allows our bodies to heal themselves.

About the author:  Sheri Burke is an RHN – Registered Holistic Nutritionist who has been supporting bariatric clients for over a decade.  She also coordinates bariatric surgical procedures and assists clients both pre.surgery and post.surgery to ensure that they follow bariatric guidelines and have the nutritional information they require for short term and long term success.  When not working, she can be founds in the kitchen with her husband and two teens cooking up a nutritional storm.


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December 15, 2017by bariatricfoodexpert0
So whenever a holiday is approaching I have an inbox full of clients wanting to know how they can get back on track or how they can turn things around post holiday celebration.  I tend to sound like a broken record because I say over and over again that the only true and tried way to return to that “happy place” is to adhere to the bariatric principles that they have lost during the holiday seasons.
Here are some tips to get you back to that place:
  • We need to be aware of slider foods.  Slider foods are those foods that slip down into the pouch and feel good and then slip right on through leaving us hungry and with space for more.  Some examples of slider foods are:  potato chips, popcorn, crackers, cheese snacks, cookies, cakes, candy, chocolate and creamy desserts.  They are not your friend.
  • Get back to drinking plenty of water.  Don’t mix your water with meals but make sure to hydrate between meals.  Water keeps us feeling full and helps our bodies detox and cleanse.
  • If you eat it or drink it, write it down in your food journal.  This helps us to stay accountable.  It is a very valuable tool to keep us on track.  Take a moment and be accountable.
  • Go to bed an hour earlier.  Turn off the devices, read a book and slow down to get the zzz’s you so need.  Sleep is the cheapest medicine so take advantage of it and help your body heal itself with sleep.
  • Eat protein first and leave the refined carbs for last.
  • Mind your portions and don’t step away from the table with that “I’ve overdone it” feeling.

 

January is just another month but it’s also the time of the year when people feel most inspired to make changes or to get back on track.  Do this for yourself and when February hits, you will be feeling new and inspired and back in control.  You’ve got this !

About the Author: Sheri Burke is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Bariatric Coordinator at International Patient Facilitators in Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. She has worked with bariatric surgery clients for 10 years and especially enjoys providing nutritional guidance to pre and post bariatric clients.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two teens and cooking up a nutritional storm in her kitchen.

If you have a re-gain or a stall, you can reach out to the “Bariatric Food Experts” for the Bariatric Reset Program.

Time for a “bariatric expert” multivitamin ?  Here is a perfect way for bariatric patients to get it now on Amazon:  Bariatric Expert MultiVitamins

Eat Like a Bariatric Expert with our Nutrition Plans.

Feel free to share your victories and struggles in our Facebook Group. I would love to connect with you.

Stay motivated with Bariatric Wristbands – post your results online !


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December 7, 2017by bariatricfoodexpert0
Developing healthy eating habits is necessary for making the most of bariatric surgery. The surgery can only be successful if you turn over a new leaf, adhering to a nutritious diet. After the surgery, there will be physical restrictions on your body, and if you ignore them reverting to your old eating habits, you will fall sick and you may experience a re-gain.  However, does it mean that you cannot consume snacks after the surgery? Continue reading to find out the types of snack you can eat after bariatric surgery.
 
Snacking Between Meals

You must learn to differentiate between psychological hunger caused by craving of particular foods and actual hunger. However, if you are truly experiencing physical hunger, then you may have snacks. But there are restrictions. Do not eat a snack that is rich in carbohydrates. In fact, chew upon slowly and thoroughly a protein rich snack. Also take note the calorie rich drinks like soda, and juice will not satiate your hunger, and will not provide your body with sufficient nutrients either. Therefore, it is important that when you are snacking between meals, you are consuming a meal that is substantial. 

Delicious Snacks That You Can Devour 

Sugary delights and carbohydrate rich diet sure are enticing but they are detrimental to your health. Even if you think that you are consuming them in temperance, their intake can be catastrophic in cutting down calories. These foods will only fill you up on empty calories. On the contrary, you may have delicious healthy snacks. Here are a few ideas in order to satiate your hunger.  By no means are they a exhaustive list – they are just a few idea to get you on the right track.

Lean Meats: You may consume lean meats, such as baked turkey, cornish hen, and chicken. Beef flank and steak in appropriate serving sizes, and centre loin or tenderloin of pork. A single slice of your favourite deli meat (nitrate free) with sliced veggies, and a chunk of cheese is not just fulfilling but healthy as well.

Nuts Veggies and Fruit: Eat a few walnuts or almonds, or veggies like carrots and celery with tuna. Olives are also a good tasty snack for in between meals. You can also eat fresh organic low sugar berries with cottage cheese. Apples with cashew butter are really healthy alternatives. 

Scrambled Eggs: Just make scrambled eggs in organic butter — a hassle free healthy and nutritious snack! 

If you recently had a bariatric surgery and are fussing over what foods to eat, you can reach out to us at Bariatric Food Expert. We will recommend healthy and hearty alternatives that will keep you healthy and on track to your goal.  

Allow the bariatric experts to help you if you need support. Please reach out every opportunity you get with every question that you have – it’s not just our work to assist you.  We celebrate in seeing you succeed.

If you recently had a bariatric surgery and are fussing over what foods to eat, you can reach out to us at Bariatric Food Expert. We will recommend healthy and hearty alternatives that will keep you healthy and on track to your goal.  

About the Author: Sheri Burke is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Bariatric Coordinator at International Patient Facilitators in Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. She has worked with bariatric surgery clients for 10 years and especially enjoys providing nutritional guidance to pre and post bariatric clients.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two teens and cooking up a nutritional storm in her kitchen.

If you have a re-gain or a stall, you can reach out to the “Bariatric Food Experts” for the Bariatric Reset Program.

Time for a “bariatric expert” multivitamin ?  Here is a perfect way for bariatric patients to get it now on Amazon:  Bariatric Expert MultiVitamins

Eat Like a Bariatric Expert with our Nutrition Plans.

Feel free to share your victories and struggles in our Facebook Group. I would love to connect with you.

Stay motivated with Bariatric Wristbands – post your results online !


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December 1, 2017by bariatricfoodexpert0

Normal story goes something like this ,,,, the summer holidays takes a toll on your health:  it can be a vortex of barbecues and get togethers with booze and stress and family too – too much chocolate, cheese, potato and pasta salads and every body falls down the rabbit hole and we collectively climb up in September with strained bank accounts and tight pants.

I hear patients say all the time that “I always put on weight during the summer holidays because there is too much booze and food”.  Here’s the lowdown:  it’s not the food that makes you gain the weight, YOU choosing to eat too much of “said food” makes you gain the weight.  Nobody is forcing anybody to binge drink or overeat…… unless you choose to spend your summer holidays and the Señor Frogs in Cancun because if you do, there’s nothing that I can do to save you 🙂

I am writing this after my personal short vacation and I invite you to also think what it can mean for your life and your health if you are having this same problem.  Let’s discuss some ways that your summer holiday can actually work for you and not always against you.

 You can choose to be more mindful of your choices when your routine is semi-disrupted.

I can imagine that you already have a pretty solid established routine during your regular weeks.  Your summer vacation can provide you with an excellent opportunity to ,,,, think about it – think about your established routine.    It may be your routine to go for a walk or a run before you go to work each morning, but when you take that walk on your summer vacation before you spike your coffee with bailey’s’, it’s a really serious win.  You could even forgo that baileys that everybody is having and save yourself for the afternoon sangria.  You have some extra time now to make some new goals for September and think about how you want to feel for your next holiday at ThanksGiving.

Get fit together with your family and friends.

Want to know what one of the biggest predictors of a solid exercise routine for life is ?  The answer is “social support and family”.  Now you know why people who exercise in groups are five times more likely to maintain their exercise challenges and then achieve their goals.  Why don’t you get your family and friends involved with your fitness goals this summer ?  You may be thinking that nobody is going to be thrilled about your fabulous hiking idea while on vacation but you might just get a surprise that others might feel happy to get up and move a bit instead of just lying in a hammock.  

If this information just doesn’t motivate you and you choose to follow your summer ritual of of suspending all your healthy living rules and indulge in that big summer party after party after party – then I salute you for being intentional with your choices and I will be waiting for you in September with open arms and lots of healthy advice.

Allow the bariatric experts to help you if you need support. Please reach out every opportunity you get with every question that you have – it’s not just our work to assist you.  We celebrate in seeing you succeed.

About the Author: Sheri Burke is a Nutritionist and Bariatric Coordinator at International Patient Facilitators in Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. She has worked with bariatric surgery patients for 10 years and especially enjoys providing nutritional guidance to pre and post bariatric patients.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two teens.


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November 30, 2017by bariatricfoodexpert0

When festivity fills the air, the holiday spirit becomes contagious. Winter, as it is, brings with itself a lethargy and longing for warmth that is found in the most indulgent of foods. Bakeries start stocking up, there are pies on window sills, mugs are topped with hot cocoa. Caution goes out the window and we stop fighting against the holiday spirit and put on the notorious burden we regret as soon as the New Year dawns: holiday weight. 

It does not need to be one or the other, though. You can indulge in your eggnog and candy canes and participate in the Thanksgiving, Office Parties and Christmas feast as much as anyone else. There are only a few technical tips and tricks that you must integrate into your lifestyle and you will never have to worry about making the holiday spirit your enemy again.

Be prepared to start out your New Year already feeling like the new self you need to be, having already taken losing weight off of your list of resolutions. Let your body and mind both get the best this holiday season.

  1. Plan Your Proportions

Our elementary school food pyramid has been cutting out portions for us from the time when we were learning our ABCs. It is time to take it into consideration a little more when it comes to picking from the dinner table. Yes, you can have that mug of eggnog but do not skip out your portion of low sugar fruits and vegetables. Life is not cruel enough to forbid you the heavenly holiday foods you crave all year, it is only a balance you must create between all the foods from the table. Remember your personal food pyramid and you will have no extra weight to worry about, just a healthy holiday glow from all the portions you make up.

  1. Have Rules

The way people let themselves go is quite literally by letting themselves “go”. Holiday weight is not unavoidable – in fact, it may result from people’s belief that there is no stopping holiday weight so they indulge with no stoppers. Have set quantities that you have allowed for certain foods, and have rewards and penalties for how well you abide by those limits. They may have laid an entire dish of creamy baked potatoes but that never means you are entitled to seconds and thirds. Remember the commitment you have made to yourself – not by complete abstinence but by only a little of a good thing. It keeps the novelty factor running and keeps your body and mind happy.

  1. Move Around

Yes, there is no work, no college, no commitments. There is, however, joy in the moving around you have decided to completely give up. Remind yourself of how walks in the winter feel so refreshing or do basic morning exercises to remind yourself that while the rest of the world may be giving into the holidays, does not mean that you conform too. Find a few minutes every day to move around, take a walk, do stretches. Remember that this also allows you extra holiday treat time.

  1. Pace Yourself

Eating a lot does not make you put on weight. Accept this mantra. It is the how and what you eat that makes you gain the unwelcome weight. Space out your meals by smaller portions, you do not have to eat until the pants come unbuttoned at the dinner table, you can always come back for seconds just give your stomach the time to process and metabolize. Start eating early morning and you will have an entire day of holiday treats, just in smaller, more frequent portions than the overeating tradition of before.

Allow the bariatric experts to help you if you need support. Please reach out every opportunity you get with every question that you have – it’s not just our work to assist you.  We celebrate in seeing you succeed.

 

If you are concerned about holiday regain then check out our reset bariatric program

It is an excellent weight loss program of real food for real people trying to lose a bit of bariatric regain.  

 

Time for a “bariatric expert” multivitamin ?  Here is a perfect way for bariatric patients to get it now on Amazon:  Bariatric Expert MultiVitamins

Eat Like a Bariatric Expert with our Nutrition Plans.

Feel free to share your victories and struggles in our Facebook Group. I would love to connect with you.

Stay motivated with Bariatric Wristbands – post your results online !

Make December 2017 YOUR Month!

About the Author: Sheri Burke is a Registered Nutritionist and Bariatric Coordinator at International Patient Facilitators in Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. She has worked with bariatric surgery patients for 10 years and especially enjoys providing nutritional guidance to pre and post bariatric patients.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two teens and cooking up a nutritional storm in the kitchen.


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Eating for a vibrant, healthy, long life!

Ketosis is a natural metabolic state

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, low-carbohydrate diet. This diets main purpose is to shift the body’s metabolism away from burning glucose for fuel, to burning fat. Glucose is typically the main source of fuel as it is the easiest molecule for your body to convert into energy. The shift of the body’s metabolism to burn fat as fuel by reducing carbs and increasing fat induces the body into a state of ketosis.In this state the liver has taken fat and select amino acids and transformed them into ketones.

What Can you Eat?

Fat: Grass fed butter, ghee, cultured butter, cream, lard, tallow, duck fat, extra-virgin olive oil, avocado and its oil, full fat dairy products, etc.

Protein: Beef, vision, elk, caribou, chicken, turkey, duck, quail, wild fish; sardines, mackerel, anchovies, salmon, herring, eggs, organ meats.

Carbohydrates: Sources: vegetables, nuts, seeds and dairy. Ex; dark leafy greens, asparagus, cucumber, walnuts, macadamia nuts, hard cheeses, high fat cream.

Occasionally: Fruit such as; raspberries, black berries, other low-glycemic fruits.  Root vegetables like yams, tomatoes, rutabaga, etc.

Who Can it Help?

Highly effective for:

  • Managing a healthy weight
  • managing epilepsy and diabetes
  • Brain health( managing Alzheimers, Parkinson’s, brain trauma, MS, depression, migraines, etc.)
  • Cancer treatment and prevention
  • Acne
  • Cardiovascular conditions

What are the Benefits?

Ketones are the preferred source of fuel for the brain, muscles, heart and liver.

increased energy
stabilised blood sugar & restored insulin sensitivity
improved blood pressure
reduced inflammation
improved cholesterol levels
improved brain function
weight loss
improvement in sleep quality
reduced joint pain & arthritis

Possible Side Effects

  • ‘Keto flu’ – headaches, mental fogginess, dizziness, and aggravation
  • hair loss
  • heart palpitations
  • ‘keto rash’
  • gallstones
  • kidney stones
  • gastrointestinal disturbances – diarrhea, nausea, constipation, GERD
  • muscle cramps or weakness
  • nutrient deficiency

Tips

  • Work with a healthcare professional who has experience in working with the ketogenic diet
  • Drink lots of water and replenish electrolytes
  • Exercise at least 20-30 minutes a day
  • Include intermittent fasting
  • Continue to make healthy lifestyle changes like reducing stress, strengthening relationships and taking time to do things that make you truly happy!

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What About Flaxseed?

Flaxseed from the flax plant has been used for years, starting with Egyptians. Flaxseed contains protein and fiber, which can help with satiety as part of a balanced diet. Additionally, flaxseed is rich in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega 3 fatty acid that has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease and arthritis. Flaxseed also contains lignans, a phytoestrogen, and there are mixed studies on the benefit of lignans in fighting cancer.

Flaxseed can be added to many varieties of foods. There are many health claims surrounding flaxseed, and most of these claims are due to the composition of flaxseed and its great nutritional breakdown. More research is being done, but flaxseed is something that can be of great benefit to a balanced diet. Give it a try!

Conclusion:

There are so many products available these days. It takes a savvy shopper, label reader, and nutrition guru to determine what works. We can’t possibly cover all of them in one article, but here are a few tips to think about:

    •  Look at the label: The less ingredients on the list, the better. Look for ingredients you are aware of or at least can pronounce.
    • Don’t believe everything you see online: There is a lot of good information on the Internet, and there is a lot of not-so-good information. Go to a trusted site for your information. When in doubt, ask. Find a nutritionist or health professional to answer your question.
    • Back to basics: You really can’t go wrong with fruits, vegetables, dairy and protein. Sometimes that’s all you need. There really is no such thing as a magic food.

At the end of the day, do the best you can. No one is perfect. Small steps and changes can make a huge impact in your overall health!

 Allow the bariatric experts to help you if you need support. Please reach out every opportunity you get with every question that you have – it’s not just our work to assist you.  We actually celebrate in seeing you succeed.

About the Author: Sheri Burke is a Nutritionist and Bariatric Coordinator at International Patient Facilitators in Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. She has worked with bariatric surgery patients for 10 years and especially enjoys providing nutritional guidance to pre. and post bariatric patients. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

 

Time for a “Bariatric Expert” multivitamin ?  Here is a perfect way for bariatric patients to get it now on Amazon:  Bariatric Expert MultiVitamins 

Eat Like a Bariatric Expert with our Nutrition Plans.

Feel free to share your victories and struggles in our Facebook group. I would love to connect with you.

Respectfully,

Sheri Burke –Nutritionist and Bariatric Coordinator

info@bariatricfoodexpert.com-mail.com

Reach out to us if you have questions !

Make June 2017 YOUR Month!  


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WHAT ABOUT KALE?

Kale Kale Kale everything ! This leafy, green super food from the cabbage family packs a monster nutritional punch. It is high in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, and B6, just to name a few. It is also high in phytonutrients, such as carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin. Kale can add flavor, color and variety to many dishes. It’s a nutrition YES!

Conclusion:

There are so many products available these days. It takes a savvy shopper, label reader, and nutrition guru to determine what works. We can’t possibly cover all of them in one article, but here are a few tips to think about:

    •  Look at the label: The less ingredients on the list, the better. Look for ingredients you are aware of or at least can pronounce.
    • Don’t believe everything you see online: There is a lot of good information on the Internet, and there is a lot of not-so-good information. Go to a trusted site for your information. When in doubt, ask. Find a nutritionist or health professional to answer your question.
    • Back to basics: You really can’t go wrong with fruits, vegetables, dairy and protein. Sometimes that’s all you need. There really is no such thing as a magic food.

At the end of the day, do the best you can. No one is perfect. Small steps and changes can make a huge impact in your overall health!

 Allow the bariatric experts to help you if you need support. Please reach out every opportunity you get with every question that you have – it’s not just our work to assist you.  We actually celebrate in seeing you succeed.

About the Author: Sheri Burke is a Nutritionist and Bariatric Coordinator at International Patient Facilitators in Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. She has worked with bariatric surgery patients for 10 years and especially enjoys providing nutritional guidance to pre. and post bariatric patients. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

 

Time for a “Bariatric Expert” multivitamin ?  Here is a perfect way for bariatric patients to get it now on Amazon:  Bariatric Expert MultiVitamins 

Eat Like a Bariatric Expert with our Nutrition Plans.

Feel free to share your victories and struggles in our Facebook group. I would love to connect with you.

 

Respectfully,

Sheri Burke –Nutritionist and Bariatric Coordinator

info@bariatricfoodexpert.com-mail.com

Reach out to us if you have questions !

Make June 2017 YOUR Month!  


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What about Quinoa ?

Quinoa is so popular today and during the last couple of years and is popping up all over supermarkets in salads and sides. As one of the very few plant-based sources of protein. This grain is a champion over other grains because of its elevated protein and fiber content. You can have a half cup serving for 120 calories, 3 grams of fiber and 4.5 grams of protein.  It even has added B Vitamins. This grain is a “yes” for sure in my nutrition guide !

Please remember this though: The nutrition may be great but watch your portions.  A half of a cup  may quickly turn into one cup or more, and you will quickly add in extra calories. Be careful before loading up your plate.

Conclusion:

There are so many products available these days. It takes a savvy shopper, label reader, and nutrition guru to determine what works. We can’t possibly cover all of them in one article, but here are a few tips to think about:

    •  Look at the label: The less ingredients on the list, the better. Look for ingredients you are aware of or at least can pronounce.
    • Don’t believe everything you see online: There is a lot of good information on the Internet, and there is a lot of not-so-good information. Go to a trusted site for your information. When in doubt, ask. Find a nutritionist or health professional to answer your question.
    • Back to basics: You really can’t go wrong with fruits, vegetables, dairy and protein. Sometimes that’s all you need. There really is no such thing as a magic food.

At the end of the day, do the best you can. No one is perfect. Small steps and changes can make a huge impact in your overall health!

 Allow the bariatric experts to help you if you need support. Please reach out every opportunity you get with every question that you have – it’s not just our work to assist you.  We actually celebrate in seeing you succeed.

About the Author: Sheri Burke is a Nutritionist and Bariatric Coordinator at International Patient Facilitators in Tijuana and Cancun, Mexico. She has worked with bariatric surgery patients for 10 years and especially enjoys providing nutritional guidance to pre. and post bariatric patients. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

 

Time for a “Bariatric Expert” multivitamin ?  Here is a perfect way for bariatric patients to get it now on Amazon:  Bariatric Expert MultiVitamins 

Eat Like a Bariatric Expert with our Nutrition Plans.

Feel free to share your victories and struggles in our Facebook group. I would love to connect with you.

Respectfully,

Sheri Burke – Bariatric Coordinator and Nutritionist.

info@bariatricfoodexpert.com-mail.com

Reach out to us if you have questions !

Make June 2017 YOUR Month!  

 


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After Weight Loss Surgery hair loss is very common and can bring stress to women and men. While we all want to succeed bariatric surgery results, there are some potential risks associated with having this type of surgery. Hair loss related to bariatric surgery is known as Telogen Effluvium and is associated with the normal hair growth cycle.

Anlagen, the growth phase, is the place where nearly 90% of our hair is in at any time. The resting phase known as Telogen lasts about 1 to 6 months. With 5-15% of our hair in this resting phase, stress or any hormonal changes to the body can cause more hair to go into the resting phase. This is the type of hair that bariatric surgery patients are most likely to shed. Once hair starts to grow again, mature hair follicles are released and then the patient loses that hair.

Most often hair loss results from surgery, low-calorie intake and also low protein intake. Add any illness such as vitamin deficiencies or an under-active thyroid and you have hair loss. 

Vitamins & Supplements

Always follow the dietary instructions given to you following surgery as limited calories and low protein can lead to continued hair loss. Also, take a multi-vitamin regularly, take vitamin D3 and take biotin to help prevent hair loss.

Biotin

A deficiency in biotin can lead to more than just hair loss, but fatigue, numbness and tingling in the hands and feet and a red rash. While the deficiency is rare, it can lead to continued hair loss. Many patients have added a biotin supplement into their daily vitamin routine because of its positive results.

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