Diet and Lifestyle

How to Avoid Weight Regain after Reaching Your Goal

Avoid Weight Regain after Bariatric Surgery

Asked by a visitor: I have lost a 100 pounds and hit my goal weight. I really want to maintain this current weight, what do I do?

Our bariatric dietitian answers:

Congratulations on hitting your goal weight! Now, the real work comes in. . . . maintaining that weight loss. This is where lifestyle changes really make the difference. As you begin to settle into your new life and new weight, remember it is those daily choices of eating the right foods and staying active that have the most impact on weight.

If you begin to notice weight gain, take a look at old or new habits that may be creeping in to your life. What can you do to turn those actions around? We all fluctuate a few pounds and that’s completely normal but just be aware of those lifestyle habits that help your success and those lifestyle habits that tend to hinder your success.

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Katelyn Mock is a US-registered Bariatric Dietitian certified by the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. With more than 8 years of experience in formulating and reviewing diet programs across various hospital settings, Katelyn has also served as the Lead Bariatric Dietitian for the Ohio State University Medical Center.

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