Diet & Nutrition
Post date: Jan 21st, 2014
Wish you had a magic wand that would make you feel more satisfied with a smaller serving of food?
Post date: Jan 9th, 2014
Keep calories and sodium low by ordering sashimi instead.
Post date: Dec 4th, 2013
With fill-you-up fibre and a heaped helping of healthy beta-carotene and potassium in every sweet cup, pumpkin isn’t just for pies.
Post date: Oct 31st, 2013
High-calorie liquids - such as fancy coffee drinks, milk shakes, soda, fruit juice, creamy soups, and alcoholic drinks - slip right through your Gastric Band.
Post date: Oct 2nd, 2013
Tired of sipping plain water between meals?
Post date: Aug 14th, 2013
Let's get back to the basics to understand how a Gastric Band should work.
Post date: Jul 18th, 2013
“Sugar free” on a food label means less than 0.5 grams of sugar per serving; “Reduced sugar” means at least 25 percent less sugar than in a regular version of that product.
Post date: Jun 27th, 2013
Serve your meals on smaller plates and in smaller bowls.
Post date: May 2nd, 2013
After weeks of liquids post-surgery, even plain cottage cheese tastes heavenly as you make your progression toward solid foods! And there are other mushy foods that taste even better.
Post date: Apr 24th, 2013
Foods rich in fiber are important for heart and digestive health, but foods full of tough, stringy, hard-to-digest fibers could obstruct the outlet between your pouch and the rest of your stomach.
Post date: Mar 14th, 2013
If you’re getting hungry less than two to three hours after a meal and find that your weight-loss has slowed down, it may be time for a Gastric Band adjustment.
Post date: Mar 6th, 2013
Although foods agree (or disagree) with each person differently, some have more potential for causing trouble on the way down. Think - pizza, sandwiches, morning toast, pasta. But you may not need to give up on them.
Post date: Feb 13th, 2013
Whether you’re a lacto-ovo vegetarian who skips meat but still eats eggs and dairy products or a vegan whose diet includes no animal products, a Gastric Band can still work for you.
Post date: Jan 16th, 2013
If you eat alone, slowing down the pacing of your meal can be a special challenge.
Post date: Nov 6th, 2012
Like it or not, weight-loss is still a result of taking in less kilojoules than we burn…. even with a Gastric Band.