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Life after bariatric surgery can be exciting as you make changes to steer you towards a healthier life. It’s important to know what to expect after weight-loss surgery so that you can prepare for what lies ahead.  Learn how to deal with risks and complications following surgery, how to plan meals, and how to plan for pregnancy. 

Learning how to separate your food and drink

After your Lap-Band surgery, your doctor will advise you to not drink with your meals. If you are used to drinking a lot of liquid during your meal - especially if you have ever participated in Weight Watchers or another weight-loss program that advises you to fill up your stomach with fluids - this can be a hard habit to break.

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Meeting your protein needs

As you are probably already aware, protein consumption is of paramount importance to WLS patients. Without adequate protein, your body will not have enough building blocks for muscle, hair, and tissue growth.

Some people regularly drink protein shakes to make sure they are meeting their daily protein requirements, but others may not like the taste of protein powders and may crave more variety in their diets. Some Lap-Band patients may also have a problem digesting certain protein-rich foods, such as chicken.

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Micronutrients are vital to bariatric patients who become pregnant

Micronutrients are vital to bariatric patients who become pregnant

Bariatric surgery is one of the most effective ways to lose weight when diet and exercise fail to work, and is highly recommended for overweight and obese individuals who also suffer from one or more comorbidities related to carrying excess weight.

There are several different bariatric surgery procedures weight-loss patients can choose from based on their personal preferences, comorbidities, health conditions, and severity of obesity. Some weight-loss procedures such as the gastric sleeve and LAP-BAND are restrictive, which means that the stomach pouch is restricted and made smaller to accommodate smaller portion sizes.

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Monitoring your progress

For many Lap-Band patients, progress can be difficult to accurately judge. Some find themselves becoming a slave to the scale and are disappointed when the pounds don't melt away as quickly as they would like. Others may see the numbers on the scale go down, but don't feel any different physically and don't detect any changes in their appearance.

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Motivational tips for weight loss post-surgery

Now that you've taken the step to undergo bariatric surgery, your next step after recovery is focusing on losing additional weight! We all know that a healthy diet and exercise will lead to weight loss, but how do you become motivated enough to introduce these lifestyle changes into your daily routine? You've got to get started somehow — so follow these innovative and motivational weight-loss tips to get yourself prepared for an attractive and healthy new lifestyle!

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