Educational Resources for Bariatric Surgery

Video

Here are some exercises that you can do at home!

Books

  • Before and After – Living and Eating Well After Weight-Loss Surgery by Susan Maria Leach
  • Exodus from Obesity: The Guide to Long-Term Success after Weight Loss Surgery by Paula F. Peck
  • Weight Loss Surgery: Understanding and Overcoming Morbid Obesity – Life before, during, and after Surgery by Michelle Boasten

  • Dying to Change: My Really Heavy Life Story by Katie jay
  • I’d Kill for a Cookie: A Simple Six-Week Plan to Conquer Stress Eating by Susan Mitchell and Catherine Christie
  • Weight Loss Surgery: Finding the Thin Person Hiding Inside You, Second Edition by BarbaraThompson
  • The Success Habits of Weight-Loss Surgery Patients by Colleen M. Cook
  • Weight Loss Surgery for Dummies by Marina S. Kurian, Barbara Thompson, and Brian K. Davidson
  • The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Eating Well After Bariatric Surgery by Margaret Furtado
  • Integrating Body Self and Psychological Self: Creating A New Story in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy by David W. Kruegar

  • How to Say No Without Feeling Guilty by Patti Breitman
  • Eat, Drink and Be Mindful: How to End Your Struggle with Mindless Eating and Savoring Food with Intention and joy by Susan Albers, Psy.D.
  • Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink
  • Eating the Moment: 141 Mindful Practices to Overcome Overeating One Meal at a Time by Pavel Georgievich Somov
  • The Beck Diet Solution (and workbook) by judith Beck, PhD
  • Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole
  • Recipes for Weight Loss Surgery Success: Starting Your journey Step-By-Step by David Foust
  • Ditch Your Diet in 30 Days (bariatric friendly, 1200 calorie, 30 day meal plan that includes all recipes) by David Foust
  • Shakin’ It Up by David Foust (protein shakes for that important preop diet or for added variety post op)
  • Cookwise by David Foust

  • Eating Well After Weight Loss Surgery: Over 140 Delicious Low-Fat High-Protein Recipes to Enjoy in the Weeks, Months and Years After Surgery by Patt
  • Levine, Michele Bontmpo-Saray, William B. Inabnet and Meredith Urban-Skuros
  • Recipes for Life after Weight-Loss Surgery by Margaret M. Furtado
  • Skinny Jeans at Last by Dr. Cliff Thomas
  • Exercise Resources, Products, and Information
  • Walk Away the Pounds by Leslie Sansone
  • Weigh to Win Bariatric Workout (DVD)
  • Prevention Magazine website (exercises with tutorials and variations depending on level of fitness)

Websites & Blogs

(with various resources, including online support and recipes)
www.nawls.com – National Association for Weight Loss Surgery, an online community offering support, information and resources
www.obesityhelp.com – an online support community www.bariatriceating.com
www.bariatrictimes.com
www.eatingwell.com
www.goodfoodnearyou.com
www.livingafterwls.blogspot.com
www.weightlosssurgerychannel.com
www.theworldaccordingtoeggface.blogspot.com


Bariatric Products

www.BariatricAdvantage.com
www.CelebrateVitamins.com
www.Unjury.com
www.mybariatricpantry.com
www.bariware.com
www.mydietdinnerware.com

Nutrition Information

www.nutritiondata.com
www.myplate.gov – USDA MyPlate.gov

Free Online Food Logs

www.thedailyplate.com – The Daily Plate
www.maintainfit.com – Maintain Fit
www.fitday.com – Fit Day: calorie tracking website with weight loss & exercise information
www.sparkpeople.com
www.myfitnesspal.com
www.loseit.com
www.mynetdiary.com