MUSC Bariatric Surgery Program

bariatric surgery PROGRAM

Recommended Reading

The following books and tools may help you on this journey through obesity surgery and weight loss:

"Weight Loss Surgery for Dummies" by Marina S. Kurian, Barbara Thompson, Brian K. Davidson

"Recipes for Life After Weight-Loss Surgery:  Delicious Dishes for Nourishing the New You" by Margaret Furtado, RD and Lynnette Shulz

"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 Pat Levine, Michelle Bontmpo-Saray, William B. Inabnet

"Before and After:  Living and Eating Well After Weight Loss Surgery" by Susan Maria Leach

Or check out Chef Dave's Web site for information on healthy cooking after bariatric surgery.

Check out "The ART of Healthy Cooking" a cookbook with artwork from MUSC's Ashley River Tower with 500 recipes with nutritional analysis by MUSC Registered Dietitians.

Nutrition and Activity Tools

Look up the protein content of foods

Review the calories, protein, fat and carbohydrate content of foods

Determine how many calories you burn doing your favorite activities


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