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Friday, June 19th, 2009 Posted in Bariatric surgery, Exercise, surgical weight loss, Uncategorized, weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

It is strongly recommended to increase your activity after weight loss surgery.  For some this might be participating in Pilates, yoga, biking, swimming, or using the elliptical machine.  If you’ve gotten more into walking, jogging and hiking, these are great ...

Build Your Muscle Mass, It Burns Calories!

Friday, June 5th, 2009 Posted in Protein and calories, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Research has shown that 1 pound of muscle can burn 30-50 calories a day.  It is a metabolically active tissue that helps you lose weight and burn fat for maximum weight loss surgery results.  In order to increase the lean ...

Eating in All the Right Places

Monday, June 1st, 2009 Posted in weight loss plan, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

When it comes to eating, certain settings are more appropriate than others.  The dining room table, kitchen table, and breakfast nook are areas in where eating regularly takes place and probably every time you sit down at one of them, ...

What to do when it’s vacation time

Friday, May 8th, 2009 Posted in surgical weight loss, weight loss plan, 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 ...

Quick Protein: Ideas for Meals & Snacks

Friday, April 3rd, 2009 Posted in Protein and calories, Recipes, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

Breakfast: Egg Beaters / Egg Substitute versus regular eggs Egg beaters, ½ tsp pesto, reduced fat shredded cheese omelet Veggie Sausage Morning Star Sausage Patties / Breakfast sausage Yogurt   Lunch/Dinner: Frozen Proteins: Turkey meatballs, fish fillets, chicken breasts, turkey burgers, garden burgers Fish, shrimp, or scallops Tuna fish, eat ...

New LapBand partnerships

Friday, March 13th, 2009 Posted in Lap-Band, LapBand, Uncategorized, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

New LapBand partnerships   We are pleased to announce new interactive tools and resources to help ensure successful post weight loss surgery results with the LapBand. Allergan, the maker of the Lapband, has formed exclusive partnerships with FitDay™, Inc. and Curves® International, ...

The Benefits of Recording What You Eat in a Food Diary

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 Posted in Protein and calories, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

   It can monitor your protein/fat/calorie/carbohydrate intake.  Following weight loss surgery, it is extremely important to eat the proper diet in order to maximize your weight loss surgery results.  Provides a record you can share with your health care provider. ...

Is Food Really Your Friend?

Friday, February 6th, 2009 Posted in Duodenal switch, LapBand, Realize Band, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, Uncategorized, Vertical gastrectomy, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

“Food feels like my best friend.” I hear this from so many 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 ally. ...

Liquid Calories and Weight Loss Surgery

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009 Posted in Protein and calories, weight loss surgery, Weight loss surgery results | No Comments »

There is quite a variety of beverages available to choose from these days.  Often times they appear “healthy” because they may contain vitamins and antioxidants.  However, when choosing a drink after weight loss surgery, please remember to read the label!  ...

Self-Sabotage

Monday, January 5th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Self-sabotage behaviors for weight loss surgery patients  are not a result of a lack of desire, intelligence, skills, or willpower. Instead, they are a result of subconscious, irrational beliefs and fears that were likely developed in our youth. Here are ways you ...