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Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies

Author : Marina S. Kurian
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Your trusted guide to surgical weight-loss Sixty percent of individuals over the age of 20—or 58 million people in the U.S.—are overweight. As the obesity epidemic continues to grow, many Americans are researching the benefits and complications of weight-loss surgeries. Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies, 2nd edition is the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to understanding the impact of surgical weight-loss before, during, and after surgery. Weight-loss surgery is often an overweight person's last resort, and it comes with many risks, questions, and fears. So how do you know if it's right for you? Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies gives you expert guidance on knowing whether you qualify for the procedures, advice on choosing the best center and doctor, and trusted information on evaluating the risks involved. Plus, it helps you plan to finance the procedure, prepare for surgery, and achieve the best results as you adjust to a new diet and lifestyle post-surgery. Trusted information on choosing a weight loss surgery that's best for you Advice on what to expect before, during, and after surgery Sample recipes and information to ensure you're getting proper nutrition post-surgery If you or a loved one is considering gastric bypass surgery, Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies gives you everything you need to decide if it's the right course of action, what to expect during recovery, and how to ensure the best results through healthy eating behaviors and regular physical activity.

Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies

Author : Brian K. Davidson
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Get empowered to safely keep the weight off after surgery If you're reading this, odds are you have made the very important decision to improve your health by undergoing weight loss surgery. Hats off to you—it's no small feat and could very well have saved your life! While your surgeon provided you with the tool to assist you in losing weight, making that tool work is up to you—and that's where this sensitive and authoritative guide comes in. In Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition you'll find the fail-safe, easy-to-follow guidance you need to make smart, informed choices as you adopt a healthy eating regimen to your lifestyle. Packed with 100 plus delicious recipes, healthy recommendations, the latest information on grasping the ingredients in your food, expert tips on meal planning and shopping, and so much more, you'll find everything you need to safely keep those pounds coming off post-surgery. Successfully navigate a post-surgery lifestyle Get the lowdown on the latest dietary guidelines Know which foods to buy and how to prepare them Stay on track with meal planning, setting up your kitchen, and more Losing those initial pounds through surgery is just the first step—and this book helps you make the lifelong lifestyle changes needed to maintain your weight without sacrificing the pleasure of eating delicious food.

Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies

Author : Marina S. Kurian
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Get the scoop on weight loss surgery Your authoritative guide to weight loss surgery -- before, during, and after Considering weight loss surgery? This compassionate guide helps you determine whether you qualify and gives you the scoop on selecting the best center and surgical team, understanding today's different procedures, and achieving the best results. You also get tips on eating properly post-op and preparing appetizing meals, as well as easing back into your day-to-day life. Discover how to * Evaluate your surgical options * Understand the risks * Prepare for surgery * Handle post-op challenges * Find sources of support

Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies

Author : Brian K. Davidson
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Get empowered to safely keep the weight off after surgery If you're reading this, odds are you have made the very important decision to improve your health by undergoing weight loss surgery. Hats off to you—it's no small feat and could very well have saved your life! While your surgeon provided you with the tool to assist you in losing weight, making that tool work is up to you—and that's where this sensitive and authoritative guide comes in. In Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition you'll find the fail-safe, easy-to-follow guidance you need to make smart, informed choices as you adopt a healthy eating regimen to your lifestyle. Packed with 100 plus delicious recipes, healthy recommendations, the latest information on grasping the ingredients in your food, expert tips on meal planning and shopping, and so much more, you'll find everything you need to safely keep those pounds coming off post-surgery. Successfully navigate a post-surgery lifestyle Get the lowdown on the latest dietary guidelines Know which foods to buy and how to prepare them Stay on track with meal planning, setting up your kitchen, and more Losing those initial pounds through surgery is just the first step—and this book helps you make the lifelong lifestyle changes needed to maintain your weight without sacrificing the pleasure of eating delicious food.

Fat No More Long Term Success Following Weight Loss Surgery

Author : Gail Engebretson
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Witty and informative, this book combines the remarkable story of one woman's personal journey with motivational inspiration and sound medical information for anyone who is taking or has taken the big step.

Recipes for Weight Loss Surgery Success

Author : Chef Dave Fouts
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Who knew the best tasting food could come after weight loss surgery? Chef Dave and Vicki thats who! We know it can be downright confusing trying to figure out what to eat those first few days and weeks after your surgery. Our easy to prepare recipes have been created to take you through the beginning diet stages from tasty protein shakes to flavorful smooth foods and finally, satisfying soft foods. You know these recipes have to taste good because they come from Chef Dave's kitchen. And Vicki has made sure they are nutritious and will work for all types of weight loss surgery. As you move on to regular healthy foods, you can still come back and enjoy recipes from this book. They're that good!

The Ultimate Gastric Bypass Cookbook Gastric Bypass for Dummies

Author : Rachael Rayner
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If you are undergoing Gastric Bypass soon, then this is a Gastric Bypass for Dummies guide that you should have. Inside of this book, The Ultimate Gastric Bypass Cookbook-Gastric Bypass for Dummies: Over 25 Gastric Bypass Recipes You Can't Resist you will learn everything you need to know about Gastric Bypass weight loss surgery as well as how to incorporate a healthy diet to help ensure you lose as much weight as possible. Inside of this Gastric Bypass Cookbook you will also discover over 25 of the most delicious and nutritious Gastric Bypass recipes you will ever discover.

Obesity Surgery

Author : Marta Meana
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The surprising and unpredictable story of the personal and social after-effects of rapid and dramatic weight loss.

Your Complete Guide to Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery

Author : Sally Johnston
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Your Complete Guide to Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery is exactly that. The essential guide for those considering, or who have had gastric band, sleeve or bypass surgeries. Your Complete Guide combines appetising, healthy and simple recipes, the knowledge of an experienced dietitian, input from a wide range of colleagues in the industry, and many, many lessons learned from weight loss surgery patients over the last 15 years. This book has two components, the 'theory' aspects of weight loss surgery and the recipes. To help you gain a better understanding of weight loss surgery the Complete Guide is broken into the following sections: Gastric Band, Sleeve Gastrectomy and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgeries, as it is important to have a basic understanding of the surgery you have had, or are having, how it works and how it needs to be managed. Each surgery has its own unique aspects that you need to understand for long-term success. Preparing for Surgery and Recovering from Surgery to ensure the safest possible preparation and outcome, with recipes to help you practically at this time. Food Fundamentals Following Weight Loss Surgery explores the eating techniques, habits and food choices to ensure a varied and nutritious diet that promotes weight loss and maintaining that weight loss. This section is completed with a range of healthy, yet tasty recipes, which can be used long term to promote good health. Troubleshooting and Common Complaints deals with some of the potential hiccups you may encounter along your journey. Nutritional Impacts of Weight Loss Surgery and Supplementation describes the common nutrient deficiencies that can occur following weight loss surgery and the nutrition supplements recommended for each surgery type. Whilst it is good to have a basic understanding of the theory behind nutrition and weight loss surgery, you will get most enjoyment from over 100 tasty recipes throughout the book. Volunteers who have had various forms of weight loss surgery were also involved in 'road testing' the recipes. Their feedback is also incorporated and their comments included. The recipes are not only for those who have had weight loss surgery, but are generally acceptable for family and friends. Suggestions to modify serve sizes for those who have not had surgery are included.

Diabetes For Dummies

Author : Alan L. Rubin
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Diabetes is all about sugar. And for the millions of people worldwide who live with one of the two forms of the disease, diabetes also is all about understanding causes, symptoms, treatments, and the importance of diet and exercise. Among medical conditions, few diseases have been shown to affect every part of the person. Diabetes claims that reputation, making knowledge the best medicine for thriving with – not just surviving – this common mind and body health challenge. A diagnosis of diabetes may send shivers through the patient, ripples that reach out to family, friends, associates, acquaintances, and folks who'll someday cross paths – personally or professionally. Diabetes For Dummies speaks to anyone who wants to know what the disease will mean in their own or someone else's experience, from the first moment when the word darts out of the doctor's mouth through all the ups and down of a long and satisfying life. This down-to-earth, compassionate guide gives you the nitty-gritty on wa ys to Prevent and manage diabetes Choose the best treatment plan Find the right practitioner Build a support team Stick to an effective diet program Locate additional help online A healthy supply of knowledge and insight can help you face the facts of diabetes, a major medical condition surrounded by myth and personal opinion – some well-founded and some, well, fabricated. Diabetes For Dummies explores the real deal on Working through your initial reaction to a diagnosis of diabetes. Knowing what whether you have type 1 or type 2. Battling short- and long-term complications. Monitoring your glucose. Managing the disease with diet and exercise. Helping your child or parent handle his or her own diabetes. Cooking up diabetes-friendly meals with tasty recipes. By following the rules of good diabetic care, you actually can be healthier than people without diabetes who smoke, overeat, under-exercise, or combine these and other unhealthy habits. This friendly resource will move beyond the "bad" news sensed at diagnosis to a good start at staying fit and feeling great!