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bariatric nutrition

Why am I not hungry after having bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgery changes the body's routine in many ways which initially includes a loss of appetite, according to Allie Wood, RD/LD, bariatric dietitian for the Kirk Center for Bariatrics at Bailey Medical Center.

Bodies rely on physical and hormonal cues to eat, along with social influences as well. Simply put, there is physical hunger (the need to eat) and mental hunger (the want to eat).