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
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
64 ounces. That’s how much water and low or no calorie liquids you should be drinking each day after your gastric sleeve surgery. Does it sound like a lot? That may be because you weren’t drinking enough water before your bariatric surgery. Perhaps you were drinking other fluids like soda and juice in place of
When you think of homemade pasta sauce, you may think about a grandma standing over a pot all day stirring. But, really, making your own tomato sauce can be easy and not all that time consuming. In under an hour and with only a handful of ingredients, you can make your own pasta sauce.
If blackened fish is a popular choice at restaurants, why not eat it at home too? This method of cooking salmon is quick and easy once you get the hang of it. The trick is to cook it on the stove top with high heat, which heats up the aromatic spices and makes a nice
After gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery, eating at home (or at least meals prepared at home) is ideal. You have control over the ingredients and the portions. You can add in only the ingredients that you are able to tolerate. You can take the time you need to chew your food adequately
If you love the flavors of the Mediterranean, this recipe is for you. It’s got the creaminess of the Greek yogurt, the protein in the chicken, the crunch of the cucumber, and chickpeas because, well, why not. This recipe is ideal for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients for so many reasons.
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, also referred to as the Gastric Sleeve surgery, has become the fastest growing bariatric procedure in North America. In addition to helping patients achieve their weight loss goals, it has shown success in improving and even reversing obesity-related health risks such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and sleep apnea.
Obese patients who have laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy keep the weight off in the long run, researchers found. In a single-center study, patients who underwent the procedure lost an average 57.4% of excessive body mass index (BMI) over 5 years, Ralph Peterli, MD, of Claraspital in Basel in Switzerland, and colleagues reported online in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.