4 Helpful Tips for The Bariatric Pre-Op Liquid Diet

August 29, 2021 By Donald Maynard, MD In Nutrition
Bariatric Liquid Diet before Weight loss surgery
All patients must adhere to a two-week bariatric pre-op liquid diet no matter the type of bariatric procedure being performed. The thought of drinking only liquids for two weeks might sound horrible and intimidating. But in this blog, we hope to educate you on the purpose of the liquid diet, the dan...

Carbs After Weight Loss Surgery

July 06, 2021 By Donald Maynard, MD In Nutrition
Carbs after weight loss surgery
Carbohydrates are naturally occurring sugars, starches, and fibers found in food products. Like fats and protein, carbohydrates are a macronutrient, meaning a nutrient that must be consumed in relatively large amounts as fuel for the body. In fact, you may have heard that carbs are the body’s prim...

10 Healthy Summer Foods That Promote Weight Loss

June 01, 2021 By Donald Maynard, MD In Nutrition
For most individuals, summer in the south means backyard barbecues, outdoor festivals and fairs, and lots of time with family and friends. This can also mean battling the urge to eat whatever and whenever you want when surrounded by all the temptations. As an individual interested in losing weight o...