Author: Sarah Kent
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Release Date: 2017-01-24
Your bariatric surgery is behind you. But this is only the beginning. Your new body needs a new nutrition plan--starting now. The decision to have bariatric surgery is a life-changing one. Though not an all-in-one solution, for many people it marks a profound moment in their journey towards renewed health. According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), factors such as rethinking nutrition and modifying what you eat will play a vital role in determining your long-term weight loss success. But where do you begin? Bariatric dietician Sarah Kent helps bariatric patients by providing a range of pre- and post-operative nutritional services. Sarah knows how important it is--and how challenging it can seem--to rethink the way you eat. She also knows it's totally possible, as do the hundreds of bariatric surgery patients who've benefitted from her support groups at Froedtert Hospital's accredited Center of Excellence for bariatric surgery. With that in mind, Sarah sought out to create a bariatric cookbook that was easy to use, so you can get started right away. In Fresh Start Bariatric Cookbook, Sarah offers healthy, delicious takes on your favorite foods, so you can eat what you love without the fear of undoing the results of your surgery. With Fresh Start Bariatric Cookbook, you'll discover: More than 100 recipes that address the dietary necessities after a variety of weight loss surgeries, including: vertical sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic adjustable gastric band placement, and more Accurate serving size guidance, nutritional information, and labeling specific to your current post-op stage: from full liquids to purees, soft foods to general diet...this bariatric cookbook has it all Helpful identification of prep time, cook time, and total time so you can choose the bariatric cookbook recipe that works best for your schedule Simple, easy-to-follow bariatric cookbook recipes account for the importance of adequate post-op protein intake with the inclusion of useful tips for how you can increase the amount of protein in each meal Fresh Start Bariatric Cookbook has everything you need to continue along your post-bariatric surgery journey and discover the healthy life you deserve.
Author: Patt Levine
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Release Date: 2004
Specially tailored to those considering bariatric bypass surgery, this collection of 125 delicious recipes presents meals that contain no added sugar and low fat content that are designed to assist with every stage of the procedure. Original.
Author: Jennifer Heisler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2010-07-18
If you're contemplating weight loss surgery (WLS), then you probably already know that the truly hard work will begin after the operation. That is when you have to deal with the emotions that come after WLS, getting enough exercise to keep off the weight, and eating the correct portions of nutritious, low-fat foods. Luckily, The Everything Post Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook can guide you through it all--from watching for medical complications and changing your wardrobe to whipping up delicious meals. Inside you'll find 150 tempting recipes like: Very Berry Smoothie BBQ Pulled Chicken Tequila Lime London Broil Creamy White Chicken Chili Italian Cheesecake Seared Scallops with Apricot Orzo Salad In this helpful manual, surgical nurse Jennifer Whitlock Heisler presents you with all the facts you need to recover from WLS the healthy way. Whether you're questioning what comes next or dealing firsthand with complications, you'll find comfort and practical advice in this one-stop resource.
Provides a variety of meals tailored for each stage of your post-operative eating plan. Included are meal plans, pantry lists, and 200 recipes specifically tailored to weight-loss surgery requirements.
Author: Brian K. Davidson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2016-11-15
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.
Author: Marina S. Kurian
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-07-05
Genre: Health & Fitness
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.
Kindle MatchBook: Get the Kindle edition free when you buy the paperback edition today! THREE STAGE RECOVERY RECIPES FOR GASTRIC SLEEVE, GASTRIC BYPASS, AND OTHER BARIATRIC AND WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY PATIENTS. INCLUDES PHOTOS, SERVING SIZE, AND NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION FOR EVERY RECIPE! Weight loss surgery has changed thousands of lives, but the recovery period demands a particular diet. Dozens of recipes for recovering from weight loss surgery! Whether you are recovering from a gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, lap band, or other type of weight loss surgery, this cookbook is the one you want! Healthy recipes for each stage of recovery The recipes in this cookbook are divided into the three stages of recovery. When you grab this cookbook you'll get tasty and comforting liquid recipes in the first stage, appetizing soft food recipes in the second stage, and mouth-watering solid foods in the third stage. This cookbook contains recipes that are specifically designed to be appropriate for all stages of recovery from weight loss surgery while still tasting great! Each and every recipe lists serving information and complete nutritional information as well as a photo! Enjoy your life! Grab this cookbook today and see how well you can eat, even while recovering from bariatric surgery!
Author: Susan Maria Leach
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release Date: 2012-11-06
Genre: Health & Fitness
An intimate guide to living and eating well after weight loss surgery, Before & After by Susan Maria Leach was nominated for three IACP awards—Best First Cookbook, Best Health & Diet Book, and Cookbook of the Year—when it was first published in 2005. Now, in its 2nd revised edition, Leach's essential guide—part memoir, part cookbook, part inspirational journey—has been updated with a new Q&A section, revised nutritional discussions, updated menus and meal plans, and more. Anyone who has undergone or is contemplating weight loss surgery can benefit from Leach's recipes, tips, and important information—and from the inspiring true story of how she has coped and thrived after gastric bypass surgery reduced her body weight by half.
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 gastrectomy or gastric bypass surgeries. Packed with more than 100 tasty and nutritious recipes covering all stages of the weight loss surgery journey. Written by an experienced bariatric dietitian with input from a wide range of colleagues in the industry and many, many valuable lessons learned from her weight loss surgery patients over the years. Your Complete Guide to Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery explores gastric band, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy surgeries. For each surgery it discusses the preparation and recovery, potential side effects and how much you should eat and drink both following surgery and long term. It also expands on other issues such as troubleshooting and common complaints, food fundamentals (important food habits and behaviours) and nutritional deficiencies. Over 100 recipes are included. They have been developed to help meet your nutritional needs following weight loss surgery. All recipes make 4 x 1 cup serves. This enables you to adjust how much you prepare to eat the amount suggested by your support team for your surgery type and stage of recovery. Your Complete Guide to Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery is your partner in a successful weight loss surgery journey.
Author: Doreen A. Samelson
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Release Date: 2011-05-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
Develop Your Personal Plan for Weight Loss Surgery Success How do you imagine life after weight loss surgery? Maybe you see yourself living a more exciting life than ever before, participating in activities you haven't enjoyed in years. If you have been stuck in an ongoing struggle with obesity, your dreams for life after bariatric surgery may be as simple as being able to sit in a seat at a movie theater or going for a walk outside. Chances are, along with those dreams, you also have lingering questions and concerns about the bariatric surgery process. If you're seeking honest answers, The Weight Loss Surgery Workbook can help. This workbook will be your guide every step of the way as you prepare to make a smooth transition into post-surgery life. Written by a medical psychologist who has counseled many clients through weight loss surgery, it offers skills from cognitive behavioral therapy to help you make the critical pre-surgery lifestyle changes and adjustments to your eating and exercise habits that will enable you to maintain the best results after the procedure. This workbook will help you: •Make the decision whether or not to undergo bariatric surgery •Choose the right kind of surgery for you •Find a qualified surgeon and dietician •Control problem eating and emotional eating •Make peace with your body after surgery This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives.
Author: Julie M. Janeway
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Health & Fitness
Written for REAL people, by REAL people, about REAL stuff, this funny and easy-to-read book reveals accurate information for anyone considering weight loss surgery. This book will enable all readers to make an informed decision about whether or not weight loss surgery is right for them. Readers will get information on the hidden costs of bariatric surgery and how to deal with them, real issues about skin issues, protein diets, co-mobidites, potential complications, and emotional and psychological issues. Real experiences specifically related to men's issues are mentioned as well. No celebrity stories or unrealistic Hollywood expectations - just real-life experiences, tips and information to help make the decision that is right.
If you have had weight loss surgery, you can rest assured every recipe in this book is appropriate for you, after your initial weeks of healing. While every program has a diff erent approach, the recipes in this book will provide protein focused meals, with low starch vegetables, in a way that keeps it fun, avorful, and fast. In my opinion, the key to successful weight control is to plan ahead and keep variety in your diet. This cookbook is the tool to help you do just that. "Steph Wagner is a superb dietitian who is passionate about helping people achieve healthy eating. Her recipes are practical, easy to prepare, and delicious. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to lose weight and eat right-and enjoy the process." -Hamilton S. Le, MD, FACS, Medical Director, Bariatric Surgeon, INTEGRIS Weight Loss Center"
In The Weight Loss Surgery Coping Companion, Dr. Kabala assists post-weight loss surgery patients, many of whom have a history of using overeating as a coping mechanism, in identifying healthy, new, non-food related strategies for coping with challenging feelings. With insight and sensitivity, Dr. Kabala leads readers through exercises that help them develop strategies for coping with anxiety, depression, anger, loneliness, identity confusion, and the compulsion to overeat-- emotions common to the post-surgery period. Packed with quotes from actual weight loss surgery patients, this book allows readers to recognize that they are not alone in their challenges. Readers walk away with a personalized coping guide that can be used not only during the post-surgery period, but also for a lifetime.
With 250 recipes you are sure to find something you will love during your weight loss journey. But this book isn't just for those who are on a diet or bariatric patients, there are great recipes that can be used for the whole family to enjoy. This book is organized into sections to make it easier to find foods for each phase of post-op, by listing recipes by liquid, mushy and solid groupings. There are even 49 bonus recipes that weren't supposed to be in the original book bringing the total count to 250. The index at the back of the book lists all the recipes and their page numbers to make it easier to find your favorite recipes time and time again