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Clinical Nutrition: What It Is & Why It Matters

We talk a lot about clinical nutrition here at ClearFast. So, today, we thought we’d break down everything you need to know about this all-important medical term—including what it is and the difference it can make in your health journey. Read on for all you need to know! What is clinical nutrition? Simply put, clinical […]

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What to Pack for an Overnight Hospital Stay: Our Favorite Items for a Seamless Stay

An overnight hospital stay isn’t exactly something you look forward to—but it can be made a little bit easier by packing the right things. From the everyday essentials to the comforts of home, today we’re breaking down everything you should pack when prepping for a hospital stay.     The Essentials: Your Medical Information Start by gathering […]

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Preparing for Orthopedic Surgery: 5 Crucial Steps to Take for a Successful Procedure

While every surgery requires preparation, preparing for orthopedic surgery is in a league of its own. With limited mobility and prolonged recovery periods, the thought of going under for orthopedic surgery can be daunting—especially for those who are typically very active and independent. Fortunately, there are some helpful steps you can take in advance to […]

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3 Ways to Get Back to Your Life After Surgery

We’ll let you in on a secret: what happens after your surgery has everything to do with what happens before your surgery. When it comes to improving surgery recovery, it’s all about taking proactive, proven steps before you go under under the knife to ensure you recover as fast and strong as possible. Today, then, […]

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What is Postoperative Insulin Resistance and How it Affects Your Surgery Safety

If you’re getting ready to go under the knife, you might find yourself privy to a number of medical terms that you haven’t before heard. (Enhanced recovery after surgery and preop carb loading and postoperative insulin resistance—oh my!) Today, then, we’re answering the question What is Postoperative Insulin Resistance (PIR)?, and, more importantly, breaking down […]

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What Should I Do With My Leftover ClearFast? The Top 4 Non-Surgery Uses for Carbohydrate Drinks

Turns out, Thanksgiving leftovers aren’t the only leftovers worth getting creative with. There are lots of reasons you might have a spare bottle of the ClearFast carbohydrate beverage in your fridge—whether you bought extra bottles on purpose like so many of our customers do, or simply didn’t use as much of our presurgery drink as […]

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When Water Won’t Cut It: 5 Times Your Body Needs a Recovery Drink

When it comes to staying hydrated, the general population isn’t exactly knocking it out of the park. In fact, according to MedicalDaily.com, 75% of Americans may be chronically dehydrated (someone pass the water!). Though it’s a state three-quarters of us are in at any given time, being dehydrated has far more of an impact on […]

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The Ultimate Life Hack for Quick Healing: Using ClearFast For a Fast Surgery Recovery

When it comes to going under anesthesia, we all want the same thing: a successful procedure and a fast surgery recovery. As much as we love a great hospital bed (hint: not at all), we have to admit there’s nothing better than getting home and starting on the recovery process! Today, then, we’re breaking down […]

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Sick After Anesthesia? Here’s How to Reduce Post-Op Nausea & Vomiting

If you’re someone who gets sick after anesthesia, you know just how frustrating it can be to wake up from surgery nauseous and vomiting—especially when all you want to do is get discharged and head home for your recovery. When we created ClearFast, our number-one goal was to formulate a product that would make for […]

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How to Heal Faster from Surgery: Using ClearFast to get an Edge on Recovery after Cosmetic Surgery

So you’ve made the courageous decision to go under the knife! No matter the type of nip or tuck you’ve opted for, if you’re brave enough to go under anesthesia for elective cosmetic surgery, you’re not alone. In fact, according to a report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 17.1 million cosmetic procedures were […]