5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet


Spring is always a good time for a fresh start. In the spirit of renewal and rebirth, why not consider doing a little “spring cleaning” of your dietary habits? You do not have to completely overhaul your diet to see positive changes. Even small tweaks can benefit your health and wellness, as long as they ...
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Learning to Listen to Your Stomach After Gastric Sleeve Surgery


Many things change after vertical sleeve gastrectomy, but perhaps the most jarring is the amount of food you’re able to consume. The difference might not hit you until you resume eating “normal” foods following the liquids and soft foods stages. When you do realize how little your stomach allows now, as opposed to the quantities ...
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Making 9 to 5 Work After Gastric Sleeve Surgery


Most people who have vertical sleeve gastrectomy are going home to the reality of working outside the home. It’s a large part of our lives. There are three main areas that can make or break any VSG patient’s success after returning home: food, exercise, and the mental component. So let’s look at all three as ...
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How to Fit Exercise Into Your Busy Lifestyle


As the Endobariatric team discussed in last month’s blog post, regular exercise (along with a healthy diet) is essential to losing weight and keeping it off after gastric sleeve surgery. Exercise also boosts energy levels and produces endorphins to fight anxiety and depression. Despite the well-established benefits of exercise, many of us have a hard ...
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A Companion’s Guide to Gastric Sleeve Surgery in Mexico


Coming to the Endohospital for bariatric surgery in Mexico has never been so amazing—for both the patient and the companion. The old hospital was great, but the new one? Well, it’s essentially a cutting-edge medical resort. Unless you’ve been a patient and are returning as a travel companion for a new VSG patient, it’s typical ...
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Time is Money: Time-Saving Tips for Gastric Sleeve Surgery Patients


Some VSG time-savers are obvious: buy packaged snacks, pick up a pre-cooked rotisserie chicken, and/or subscribe to a meal-delivery service. They’re all great ideas when you don’t mind spending a bit more money in order to save some precious time. But if you’re looking for additional shortcuts for your vertical sleeve gastrectomy lifestyle, here are ...
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