Dr. Fernando Garcia Blog

Red Meat After Bariatric Surgery: What You Should Know

May 2, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Diet

Eating red meat after weight loss surgery can be difficult and bad for you. The doctors at Tijuana Bariatrics discuss why steak and beef jerky are bad ideas after a surgical procedure.

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Will I Feel Hungry After Bariatric Surgery?

May 1, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Diet Hunger

Feeling hungry doesn’t end after weight loss surgery. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics discusses hunger and appetite management after you’ve undergone a surgical procedure.

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Maintaining a Healthy Weight After Pregnancy: Helpful Tips

March 1, 2018 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Pregnancy Weight Loss Diet Exercise

After having a baby, losing weight can be a challenge. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics offers some tips for shedding pounds and staying as healthy as possible.

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Before Bariatric Surgery: A Shopping List for Patients

December 23, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Diet

Following weight loss surgery, patients need to adhere to a diet of liquids, lean proteins, shakes, and specific foods. The team at Tijuana Bariatrics offers a shopping list for pre-op care.

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Tips for Supplementing Fiber Intake After Bariatric Surgery

April 2, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Diet Bariatric Surgery

After undergoing bariatric surgery, patients sometimes experience constipation as a result of reduced fiber intake. Let's offer some dietary health tips.

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Emotional Eating and Bariatric Surgery: Your Relationship to Food

March 29, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Diet

Some people eat for emotional comfort. After undergoing bariatric surgery, your relationship to food changes. Let's consider this particular issue.

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Juicing After Bariatric Surgery: Dietary Tips

February 24, 2017 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Bariatric Surgery Diet

Juicing after bariatric surgery can have a number of health benefits for patients. Let's consider the nutritional advantages of fruit and vegetable juice and offer some tips.

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Why You Should Increase Protein Intake After Bariatric Surgery

August 16, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Diet Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery, increasing your protein intake is an important part of maintaining a healthy diet. Let's consider your nutritional needs.

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Nutritional Deficiencies After Bariatric Surgery and How to Avoid Them

April 30, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Diet Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery, some patients may experience nutritional deficiencies as they adjust to their diet. Here's how to address them.

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How a Bad Diet and Poor Habits Can Lead to Obesity

March 16, 2016 — by Fernando Garcia
Tags: Diet

If you have bad eating habits or a poor diet, this can lead to becoming overweight or even morbidly obese.

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