August 25, 2019 | Healthy Diet
When it comes to winning the battle against obesity, work can definitely be the enemy. Many people find that they struggle with unhealthy habits in the workplace, and after weight loss surgery, work can be one of the most difficult places for many people to follow their plans. Fortunately, work doesn’t have to disrupt your efforts to lose weight and stay healthy. These strategies will help you fight back against work-related weight gains. Stock Your Desk With Healthy Snacks One of the biggest problems that many people face at work is the easy availability of unhealthy snacks, from birthday treats
Gastric Bypass Surgery: Who Is It For?
If you’re considering bariatric surgery, you’ve probably heard a lot about gastric bypass. It involves making surgical changes to your stomach and small intestine to limit the amount you can eat and reduce calorie absorption from your food. Your ability to lose a substantial amount of weight – and keep it off over the long-term –increases dramatically after having gastric bypass surgery. Here’s how to tell if you should consider gastric bypass or any type of bariatric surgery. Who Qualifies for Gastric Bypass? Having major abdominal surgery is a life-changing event. It can reduce your risk or even cure obesity-related
August 10, 2019 | Bariatric Surgery
Nutrition Programs for Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric surgery is a tool for weight loss that must be coupled with ongoing lifestyle changes, including an appropriate nutrition program if you hope to achieve lifelong success. Be prepared to make significant changes to your eating habits to avoid food intolerance, “dumping syndrome” and other complications. Diet Progression After Weight Loss Surgery Your body needs to heal after surgery, so initially, you’ll go on a liquid protein diet to meet your fluid and protein requirements. The further out you get from surgery, the more variety you can add to your diet, but you will always need to avoid empty
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