Get More Information on Bariatric Surgery and Weight Loss

Courtesy of Providence’s Bariatric Care Center, here is a list of helpful resources for those who have interest in Bariatric surgery or looking for additional resources to assist in your weight loss journey.

  • ObesityHelp.org

     ObesityHelp offers resources for patients, and those seeking weight loss solutions for the morbidly obese. Membership is free and gives you access to the resources of our web site, message boards, chat rooms, and other interactive features.
  • American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

  • Lap Band Central

  • Obesity Action Coalition

    The Obesity Action Coalition is an IRS registered 501(c)3 National non-profit organization dedicated to giving a voice to those affected by obesity. http://www.obesityaction.org

Nutrition Resources

  • Calorieking.com

    Informative website to find out calorie information about food and beverages consumed. For those who have smartphones there is an application that can be downloaded to allow you to always have it handy.
  • MyFitnessPal.com

    Informative website to find out calorie information of over a million food and beverages. Join the free website and utilize the calorie counter to provide some insight on your caloric intake.
  • Choosemyplate.gov

    Government website established to help improve the nutrition and well-being of American. This website provides a wonderful resource for information regarding general nutrition.
  • USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

    Government website established to help improve the nutrition and well-being of American. This website provides a wonderful resource
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic Professional

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The Academy is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. www.eatright.org

Nutrition Supplement Resources

  • Bariatric Advantage

    Bariatric Advantage® provides a complete line of nutritional supplements that have been specifically formulated to meet the unique demands of both the pre-operative bariatric surgical candidate, as well as the post-operative bariatric surgical patient.
  • Unjury


Recipe Books

  • 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 and Michele Bontempo-Saray
  • Recipes for Life After Weight-Loss Surgery, Revised and Updated

    Delicious Dishes for Nourishing the New You and the Latest Information on Lower-BMI Gastric Banding Procedures by Margaret M. Furtado
  • Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies

    by Brian K. Davidson

Contact Us at the Bariatric Center

For more information about Bariatric Surgery or our services, please call 1-877-993-7422.

Main hospital Phone: (202) 854 7000

Providence Hospital, 1150 Varnum Street, N.E. Washington, DC 20017 2180