Breaking Down Nutrition

Home of the Bariatric Surgery Success podcast 

Helping you conquer cravings, emotional eating and weight regain

with a focus on nutrition after bariatric surgery


Hi, I'm Dr. Susan Mitchell, your bariatric dietitian

Helping you be successful after weight loss surgery with a focus on nutrition. As a bariatric dietitian, I guide you on how to conquer cravings, emotional eating and weight regain with the weekly Bariatric Surgery Success podcast with live events, meal plans, fun easy recipes, cooking tips, snacks & more.

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All the Nutrition Tools You Need for Your Transformation 

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Conquering the Big C: Constipation after WLS 

Do you feel blocked up, you know, like there’s a cement block in your colon? What a pain, literally, constipation can be after bariatric surgery or any time. Bariatric dietitians Gayle and Isabel join me to share nutrition strategies… specific to constipation… to help prevent and relieve it. These are tips you don’t want to miss and can help you feel better.

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Bariatric Surgery Success selected as one of the Best 35 Dietitian Podcasts. Chosen from thousands of podcasts on the web ranked by traffic, social media followers, domain authority & freshness.

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What Listeners Say about the Bariatric Surgery Success Podcast 


Apple Podcast 5-Star Review 



"Thank you for the very helpful tips! I’m getting ready to have the surgery and your podcast really helps me to learn more! Great format, not too lengthy, straight to the point. Love the energy and enthusiasm in your voice!"


Apple Podcast 5-Star Review



"I have listened to these many times. So glad you are back!"




"Thank you for this podcast, it’s the best one out there xx"


Apple Podcast 5-Star Review



"Great help for this life-changing journey. Glad to have found this podcast! So much information from the very beginning of the process to beyond the first few stages. Thank you for giving us extra tools for our toolbox!"


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It's All about the protein

10 tips that work daily for a successful journey 

Tired of cravings and night eating? Want to prevent weight regain after bariatric surgery? Let's add protein sources you actually eat and enjoy.

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Sick of dumping syndrome ruining your plans? 

Use my how-to checklist to help prevent dumping syndrome from dumping on your beautiful new day. 

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Are added sugars pushing your weight regain?

Use these easy tips to sleuth out those added sugars in your food.

Did you know that added sugars are basically empty calories with zero nutritional value?

Their carbohydrate-dense nature makes them a trigger for dumping syndrome while the extra calories give weight regain a push. 

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Whether you've had bariatric surgery or plan to, this community is for you.  Do you want help with weight regain, cravings or emotional eating? Dealing with dumping syndrome? Not sure about carbs and if you can eat them. This is the group to share and talk about whatever is a real pain...whatever frustrates you and holds you back. The great thing about a private group is that you can share what's on your mind and find support and accountability.

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