July 4th, or Independence Day, is just around the corner. And in keeping with the idea of independence, we want our gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients to feel independent from social pressure to overeat or eat the wrong foods this holiday. An invitation to a holiday party doesn’t have to be an
HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workouts are trending in local gyms and on social media. The promise of burning maximum calories while incorporating rest periods seems ideal, especially for gastric sleeve patients who seek to lose weight fast but aren’t used to routine workouts. HIIT workouts claim to burn maximum calories by demanding short bouts
Sandwiches are the old standby for lunch. Ham, turkey, tuna, or roast beef on white, wheat, rye, wrap, or a roll. Mix and match to suit your preference. They are quick, easy, filling, able to eat on the go, and tasty. The problem? For some, there’s no problem. But, for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and
OK, maybe they aren’t a phenomenon. But frozen grapes are tasty, refreshing, and can make a great treat when you need somethings sweet, especially for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band patients. Sweet treats and desserts (like cakes, cookies, and ice cream) are often a big no-no after weight loss surgery as they are
Carbohydrates aren’t all bad. They supply many vitamins and minerals in the American diet. But, often times we eat too many of them and this can contribute to eating too many calories and gaining weight. After gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery, patients are looking to lose weight, not gain weight. Reducing carbohydrate
Many people believe that bananas are a no-no for weight loss due to their high sugar content. And while the size of a banana should be taken into account, bananas should not necessarily be eliminated from your diet if you are trying to lose weight, whether you’ve had gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band
Research has confirmed a link between elevated body mass index (BMI) and patients having better survival outcomes following percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI).
Babies born to women who are overweight, obese or have diabetes during their pregnancy have less mature lungs than babies of normal weight pregnancies.
If you are trying to lose weight (and keep it off), you know that exercise is key. Most people consider cardio workouts to be crucial for weight loss. And they are. But, strength training is also important for weight loss. Gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients should consider adding strength training to their