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Weight-Loss Blog

Welcome to the Manatee Weight Loss Center blog where you will find everything from inspirational messages to success stories, bariatric friendly recipes, workout tips and more!

tape measure in heart shape

Heart Healthy Weight Loss Tips!

Did you know that your heart is the most important muscle in your body? It literally controls all processes by pumping blood to every part of the body so we can operate and live. Learn more from Whittany Gibson, RD, RDN.


Healthy Tips for 2020

Healthy New Year Tips With Dietitian Whittany!

Are you making New Year's resolutions to be healthier? Chances are, some of your past resolutions may have not stood the test of time. Why not? If you don't know the answer, read more to find out.


Holiday Recipes

Sleigh-ing the Healthy Holiday Dish Game!

We know how hard it can be to stay healthy during the holidays, so we want to provide you with some healthy side dishes to keep your weight-loss goals on track. Check them out and let us know if you try any!


Cara After

From Pained and Overweight to Confident and Energetic!

Three years after vertical sleeve gastrectomy, Cara has lost over 115 pounds and kept it off!


Healthy Thanksgiving

Start Your Own Healthy Holiday Traditions this Thanksgiving!

The traditional Thanksgiving holiday meal always includes lean protein, but it is the sides that are the source of excess calories. To help, we are offering the delicious recipes below to keep your holidays healthy!


Jeff Before

Enjoying a Better Quality of Life!

Meet one of our amazing robotic sleeve gastrectomy patients, Jeff Pearson. After attempting multiple fad diets in the past and struggling with his weight for many years, Jeff decided it was time to make a change.


MSA Weight Loss Team

Snack, Party and Be Scary!

Halloween may be all about candy for most people, but for us, it’s all about indulging the healthy way. Get into the Halloween spirit with these delicious and easy to make, bariatric friendly snacks!


MSA Weight Loss Team

You Can Lose It, We Can Help

Our bariatric team is instrumental in helping you lose weight and they are here to guide you on your journey to a healthier life. Meet some of the wonderful members of our staff.