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What We Are Loving Right Now: Cold Brewed Coffee

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, EsophyX, gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD, heartburn, LapBand, News, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories | No Comments »

Those with chronic heartburn know that the acid in coffee can be a huge culprit for causing heartburn and it can be the reason why they do not drink coffee. Surprisingly enough it is the heating process that causes coffee ...

Start Clean in 2014 Week 2!

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Diabetes, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, Hair loss, LapBand, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Protein and calories, Recipes, San Francisco weight loss center, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Thought it has been almost a week since I have posted, I am still staying strong! I only made one accidental mistake this week that actually made me scream.You may laugh, but I screamed when I started to realize what ...

Give the Gift of Health and Fitness

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Diabetes, Eating healthy, Holidays, LapBand, News, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips | No Comments »

Want to make your friends and family  happy and also healthy this year? Here is our gift guide to help you do just that.   For the nutrition nerd: 1. Give them a subscription to a CSA or home-delivery organic produce box.   You may ...

Add Flavor with Herbs: Basil and Mint

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Diabetes, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD, heartburn, LapBand, News, Nutrition, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, San Francisco weight loss center, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

On the last blog post, we talked about green smoothies and how a green drink could be beneficial for good health and weight maintenance. We discussed the various ingredients that could be used to make healthy and delicious green smoothies. ...

Dear Food, Our friendship isn’t working and I need to move on. Sincerely, The New Me

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Duodenal switch, Eating healthy, LapBand, post weight loss surgery tips, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, surgical weight loss, Uncategorized, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

“Food feels like my best friend.” We hear this so often from our weight loss surgery patients. Maybe you can relate. When you’re upset, anxious, despondent, angry, or bored the instant calm that food provides can feel like your greatest ...

New FDA endorsement on lowering the BMI range for weight loss surgery

Monday, December 13th, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Lap-Band, LapBand, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

I came across this blog post last night. It’s the first thing I have read that hasn’t been supportive of the FDA’s decision on lowering the BMI range for weight loss surgery. I was surprised and wonder if this is ...

Facts on the mini gastric bypass

Friday, October 1st, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Duodenal switch, LapBand, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Often leads to bile reflux, gastritis or esophagitis Potentially increases the risk of gastric cancer Not covered by insurance Abandoned as unsafe by virtually all weight loss surgery MD's Luckily, our patients have the option to pick from 4 great, safe surgeries with proven ...

Adjustable gastric band to sleeve conversions/revisions

Saturday, September 18th, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, LapBand, Realize Band, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

As the popularity of adjustable gastric banding has increased in the United States, so have the problems associated with this approach to weight loss.  Issues with band slips, erosions and most commonly inadequate weight loss surgery results or weight regain ...

Getting Back on Track

Saturday, August 8th, 2009 Posted in Duodenal switch, Exercise, LapBand, Protein and calories, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Throughout the surgical weight loss process you’ve developed some great eating habits.  Whether you have the LapBand, Realize Band, Vertical gastrectomy, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or the Duodenal switch, you’ve worked so hard to maintain them but whether you are months ...

New Facebook pages

Friday, July 3rd, 2009 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Duodenal switch, EsophyX, Hawaii, LapBand, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Stomaphyx, surgical weight loss, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

We have created two new Facebook pages; one for Laparoscopic Associates of San Francisco and one for The Surgical Weight Loss Center of Hawaii. It's a great way to socialize with other patients, get the latest news, post your own experiences ...