Gastric Sleeve

  • Dietary Needs after Gastric Sleeve

    Dietary Needs after Gastric Sleeve

    Caloric intake drastically decreases for individuals undergoing the procedure for a gastric sleeve in Salt Lake City. Within the first year following this surgery, approximately 50 to 80 percent of excess body weight will be shed. Patients lose weight because of reduced stomach size and its inability to only hold a small amount of food without vomiting. During the first few weeks after the surgical procedure, calorie consumption is greatly reduced, and much of the initial diet consists of clear liquids. Intake gradually increases to between 600 and 800 calories per day once the stomach begins to heal. When patients reach their goal weight, caloric intake jumps to a level between 1,000 and 1,200 calories per day.
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  • Living Healthier on a Budget

    Living Healthier on a Budget

    Surgery candidates for a gastric sleeve in Salt Lake City will often benefit from making healthier lifestyle choices. Healthy food and medical choices can be budget friendly and help you live a better life.

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  • Battle Weight Gain by Avoiding Mid-Morning Snacks

    Battle Weight Gain by Avoiding Mid-Morning Snacks

    Snacking can be detrimental to a successful weight loss program, and according to a recent study mid-morning snacks can be especially dangerous. Many snacks are sources of empty calories and provide little in the way of nutritional value. If you eat lunch less than five hours after you eat breakfast, having a morning snack may make you more likely to gain weight. Research shows that women who do not snack in the morning lose more weight than those who do indulge in a morning snack.

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  • The Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure

    The Sleeve Gastrectomy Procedure

    If you are extremely overweight and have been fighting to lose weight and resist the urge to overeat for years, there may be a viable solution for you sleeve gastrectomy in Utah. This is a surgical procedure that removes about 85% of your stomach. What remains is a stomach shaped like a cylinder or a sleeve with a much smaller capacity for food. Sleeve gastrectomy is also a good option if you are overweight and have some sort of medical condition that has prevented you from having another type of weight loss surgery.

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  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery: A Popular Tool for Weight Loss

    Gastric Sleeve Surgery: A Popular Tool for Weight Loss

    Gastric sleeve surgery is a type of bariatric surgery that is performed to remove approximately 85% of the stomach in order to facilitate weight loss in obese individuals who have been unable to lose weight using conventional methods.

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