18Jan, 2018

7 Ways to Increase Chances of Weight Loss Surgery Success

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Lifestyle Changes for Health and Happiness Weight loss surgery success is a lot harder to achieve than just going in for surgery. It takes a lot of determination and even more self-discipline. Weight loss surgery simply initiates the process by minimizing how much you are able to eat and making you feel full from small amounts of food. In order to make this a long-term solution for health and happiness, you need to always focus changing your negative lifestyle habits. The following seven tips help you get to your goals […]
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21Dec, 2017

Are You Ready for Weight Loss Surgery?

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Is Weight Loss Surgery for You? Have you tried every weight loss diet, guide, and nutrition plan to no avail? Weight loss surgery is a life altering procedure and one of the fastest ways to lose weight. It can literally change your life forever; for the better. Most people hear about weight loss surgery and think they can do it themselves. Others dive deep into research yet never pull the trigger. There are many excuses why people put weight loss surgery to the side; money, nervousness, time off work, embarrassment, […]
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27Nov, 2017

Do You Suffer From Binge Eating Disorder?

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What is binge eating disorder? Hamburger and french fries, binge eating disorder Binge Eating Disorder Definition: This is a serious eating disorder. Those who suffer from this disorder eat large amounts of food and feel unable to stop. While many people eat excessively from time to time, compulsive users do so excessively where it occurs regularly and is uncontrollable. “Almost everyone eats in excess, like having seconds or third of a festive meal.” But for some people, excess overeating that feels out of control and becomes a regular occurrence crosses […]
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13Nov, 2017

Best Post Bariatric Surgery Exercises

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After bariatric surgery you’re preparing for a new chapter in your life. A chapter that includes healthy eating choices and regular exercise, resulting in a new and improved you! There are a variety of different exercises that you can do while you’re recovering from bariatric surgery. As you progress, you will be able to add more challenging exercises to your workout routine. Here are six of the best post bariatric surgery exercises you can use and modify during each stage of your recovery from surgery. Low Impact Exercises (2-4 weeks […]
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24Oct, 2017

Excellent New Habits after Bariatric Surgery

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After Bariatric Surgery, you will begin to look around your kitchen with new eyes, and as you make your weekly grocery list, there will be so many things you will no longer want to buy. Don’t worry – it will get easier as the days go by and soon, you will have some healthy new habits to add years to your life, but how can you speed those new habits along, helping make sure you see and enjoy the results of weight loss surgery long term?   New Habits after […]
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How to Avoid Skin Problems After Gastric Bypass
22Sep, 2017

How to Avoid Skin Problems After Gastric Bypass

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Gastric bypass is a surgery that induces weight loss by limiting the amount of food that can be eaten. It’s generally only performed on those that are considered medically obese. To be considered medically obese, you must have a BMI of 40 or more. Gastric bypass is the most common bariatric surgery performed in the United States. The majority of people experience rapid weight loss within the first six months. As is often the case with quick weight loss, there is a risk of loose skin. There is no way […]
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Bariatric Surgery Dr. Ponce de Leon
15Sep, 2017

Health Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

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You may feel that Bariatric Surgery is a drastic weight loss medical procedure, but the many health benefits following bariatric surgery should out-weight your concerns and uneasiness into taking the step to long term weight loss. If you have lived with obesity for a long time, you are well aware that the problems caused by carrying excessive weight are not limited to your physical appearance. Overweight and obesity can have negatively impact every system in the body, and eventually leads to a host of health and medical problems, as well […]
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High Protein Recipes for Bariatric Patients
10Sep, 2017

High Protein Recipes for Bariatric Patients

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Bariatric surgery is a surgery performed in order to get rid of excessive fat. In this surgery, the excessive fat around the abdominal region is reduced by using an implanted medical device, called gastric banding. Fat may also be removed through means of a gastric bypass surgery. When a person undergoes a bariatric surgery, a post surgery healthy diet is mandatory for recovery from the surgery. Bariatric patients are recommended to consume around 800 to 1000 calories a day. Often, due to the restricted food intake, these patients are also […]
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answers to common questions people have about weight loss surgery.
4Aug, 2017

QUESTIONS ABOUT BARIATRIC SURGERY

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Is bariatric surgery dangerous? Patients often tell me that friends and family worry they will die during bariatric surgery and try to discourage them from getting a procedure. I suspect this fear is a holdover from when the surgery was new. As with any surgical procedure, the risks from bariatric surgery were much greater when it was first developed. But with the advent of minimally invasive techniques, such as laparoscopic and robotic surgery, which come with fewer complications, the procedures’ safety has dramatically improved. In fact, the latest data show […]
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Living a healthier lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to change everything you do every day. What we eat is an important factor to determine our health.
4Jul, 2017

Healthier Lifestyle

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It’s really hard to break old habits, especially when you’re stressed about a bunch of other things. Falling into old habits is comforting and dependable. The good news is: living a healthier lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to change everything you do every day. You can make small, incremental changes that will make a big difference in your life! Step #1: Move More.  When we were little kids, it was easy to get a day’s worth of exercise in – since as a kid, you’re basically running around all day. […]
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