Category: Gastric sleeveHealth

Using a Keto Diet to Lose Weight after Gastric Sleeve


We’ve said many times that gastric sleeve surgery isn’t a “magic pill” for weight loss. It does offer a huge advantage for obese people, but patients still need to put in the work post-surgery. One of the best ways to shed excess weight and keep it off? Eating the right foods. And for many gastric ...
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Will I Ever Enjoy Eating after VSG Surgery?


Eating is a source of pleasure for most of our patients, and many are worried that VSG surgery means they’ll never enjoy a meal again.   Steak, salmon, omelets…sounds just awful, doesn’t it? Yep, those are just a few choices we heartily approve of for sleeve patients.   The truth is that you can eat ...
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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Sleeve Surgery


Maybe you’ve done extensive research on sleeve surgery, or maybe the idea is a relatively new one. Either way, we want to cut through the confusion on four important elements associated with the procedure (at Endobariatric, anyway). The good news is that it’s all good news.   Truth #1: It’s affordable for almost everyone. Unlike the complicated ...
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What’s off limits after gastric sleeve surgery?


Life after a gastric sleeve procedure is a whole new world. Pretty much everything changes—mostly for the better. But because your new stomach only holds three to four ounces, you also have to relearn what you can and can’t do when it comes to food.   The first month or so post-surgery is the most ...
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The Do’s and Don’ts of Exercise After Gastric Sleeve


Nutrition tends to steal the spotlight after you have gastric sleeve. Learning what and how much to eat is crucial for weight loss success, as well as avoiding gastrointestinal discomfort. With so much emphasis on food, however, sometimes exercise gets lost in the mix.   I want to encourage you to bring it back into the mix. ...
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Exercise and Your Sleeve


For years you’ve been contemplating having the gastric sleeve weight loss procedure. The one thing holding you back is your dislike of exercise. Lifting weights, running, cross-fit even Zumba doesn’t seem appealing to you. Going to a gym and being ridiculed isn’t something you want to put yourself through either.   Exercising is tough. It’s ...
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The #AskDrA Book 2: Easy & Practical Answers To Enjoying Life As A New Sleever


In May 2016, my team and I set out to help more people understand the benefits of vertical sleeve gastrectomy by launching Vol. 1 of the #AskDrA Book. The book was based on the hugely successful #AskDrA Show which airs every week on YouTube, Facebook and other social networks. This book is Vol. 2 and ...
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The Best Advice Sleevers Give To Those Considering Gastric Sleeve Surgery


You hear these wonderful stories about patients who have lost a considerable amount of weight with the help of the gastric sleeve procedure. You think, “Wow, their transformation is incredible”. You wonder if you could do it too. But you still have concerns about the surgery and how it would work for you. You read ...
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Staying Hydrated Before and After Sleeve Surgery


Staying Hydrated...It's That Important! Maybe you've heard me say how important staying hydrated is and it just didn't sink in. Or you read about the benefits and dismissed it as something not too important. Well, let me tell you, staying hydrated is the best thing you can do for your overall health. Coffee, tea, soda, fruit ...
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