Resources

 

Bariatric Supplements (Protein, calcium, vitamins and minerals and iron)

www.bariatricadvantage.com      www.celebrate.com       www.unjury.com

www.bariatriceating.com            www.opurity.com         www.vitalady.com   

www.buildingblocks.com            Note:  Unjury and Vitalady offer sample packs for protein powders

 

Online Support and Information

www.obesityhelp.com             Online support, nutrition & activity trackers, supplements, recipes and meal plans.  Membership is free.

www.verticalsleevetalk.com    Online support.

www.RNYtalk.com                  Online support

theworldaccordingtoeggface.blogspot.com

                                                 Bariatric patient blog.  Provides a humorous view on life after bariatric surgery.  Great recipes available.

 

BariatricPal

BariatricPal.com is a site dedicated completely to the weight loss surgery community. Free access to online support, community forums, information on procedures, diet, photo galleries and more!

http://www.bariatricpal.com

 

General Information on Bariatric Surgeries

American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery              www.asmbs.org

Bariatric Resource Center                                                    www.bsciresourcecenter.com

Living after Weight Loss Surgery                                         www.livingafterwls.com

Obesity Action Coalition                                                     www.obesityaction.org

WLS Lifestyle Magazine                                                       www.wlslifestyles.com

 

Books

Weight Loss Surgery for Dummies  

                   by Marina S. Kurian, Barbara Thompson, Brian K. Davidson, May 2005

Before and After  by Susan Maria Leach   October 2009   

                   Ms. Leach owns www.bariatriceating.com

 

Smart Phone Apps for Food Journaling

My Fitness Pal                Lose It                Tap & Track         

 

Online Food Journaling (no fee)

www.sparkpeople.com    (has a bariatric group)    

 www.thedailyplate.com     www.nutrimirror.com        www.fitday.com

 

Videos

You Tube                      Thousands of videos available

BariatricTV.com            Humorous and informative videos by bariatric patients