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Don’t Let Your Vacation Get You Off Track!

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, Holidays, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, surgical weight loss, Uncategorized, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

In planning a trip or vacation, surgical weight loss patients might experience some anxiety or worry about what and how they are going to eat while away from their usual day to day routine. Vacation sometimes equates to more free ...

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 ...

Canned Tuna – Which can is best?

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Eating healthy, post weight loss surgery tips, Post WLS tips, Protein and calories, Recipes, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

How do you decide which canned tuna to buy? With so many options from light tuna, white tuna, and tongol or albacore it is hard to know what is the best.  Check out these tips for choosing your next can packed ...

The good, the ugly, and the uglier

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 Posted in News, Uncategorized, weight loss plan | No Comments »

I caught the first episode of the new show Extreme Makeover-Weight Loss Edition. I was disgusted before the first commercial. Rachel, a 21 year-old physical education teacher, was the first participant. Standing at 6’0” and weighing 385 pounds, her BMI clocked ...

The vegan experiment

Friday, May 27th, 2011 Posted in Eating healthy, Protein and calories, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Oprah started a sensation when she challenged her staffers back in February to live vegan for one week. Vegans do no ingest anything from an animal; no meat, fish, milk, eggs, etc. In fact, we have quite a few weight ...

Eat In!

Friday, March 4th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, post weight loss surgery tips, Protein and calories, surgical weight loss, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

In your lifetime you will eat about 70,000 meals and 60 tons of food.  Americans average 12% of after tax income on food (compared to 50% in India), and 45% of those food dollars are spent on meals outside the ...

Announcement for Hawaii mental health services!

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Hawaii, Kona, post weight loss surgery tips, surgical weight loss, Uncategorized, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Aloha Hawaii patients, Excellent news! We work with one mental health provider in Hawaii, Dr. Kaniala Kekaulike. He is amazing with helping patients navigate through the weight loss surgery journey and providing helpful tools to help them to succeed. He has ...

Appetite Suppressing Foods

Friday, February 11th, 2011 Posted in Bariatric surgery, post weight loss surgery tips, surgical weight loss, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery | No Comments »

Certain foods and fluids, especially those that are fiber rich, can act as appetite suppressants.  Here is a list of foods known to suppress appetite and should be part of your regular post weight loss surgery diet.   -         Green Tea ...

‘Tis The Season… To Stay Focused!

Friday, December 10th, 2010 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Exercise, Holidays, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

This holiday season, don’t let yourself fall off track with the first sign of cookies in the office. Though this time of year often brings events, parties and get-togethers, do not neglect the weight loss plan that you have been ...

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 ...