Tackle Super Bowl Game Day the Weight Loss Surgery Way

Did you know the Super Bowl is the second highest day of food consumption in the United States after Thanksgiving? Or that the average fan will consume 1,200 calories and 50 grams of fat from snacks? And yes, that’s just from snacks, not including actual meals. So how can you prepare for the Super Bowl?  Here are some tips to survive the Super Bowl without consuming over a days’ worth of calories at one party. Don’t go hungry to the party. Make sure that you consume a breakfast and lunch high in protein.  Start off with some egg whites and
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Overcome Your Fear of the Gym (for Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and LAP-BAND patients)

You joined a gym! That’s great news. For Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve and LAP-BAND patients, joining a gym gives you an added edge. Studies have found that weight loss surgery patients who regularly exercise lose more weight than those who exercise infrequently. So now that you’ve gotten over the hurdle of joining a gym, keep in mind the hardest part is still ahead of you: You actually have to step into the building and exercise in front of other people! Don’t worry. It won’t be as bad as you think. Feeling uncomfortable or self-conscious is natural when starting anything new.
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