Healthy Habits

  • Finding your Stress Free Lifestyle

    Finding your Stress Free Lifestyle

    Losing weight is difficult. Bariatric surgery may seem like a quick fix but, the reality is that you will still have to commit yourself to working hard before and after your surgery. There may be times when you will feel overwhelmed and stressed. Aspects of your life will be changed drastically after surgery and although your body may be moving quickly, your mind may need more time to catch up. While working towards your weight loss goals it is important that you find a way to reduce the external and internal stresses and anxiety in your life.

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  • Don't Chew that!

    Don't Chew that!

    As you well know, your digestive system responds to foods differently after weight loss surgery. Salt Lake City residents are often surprised to learn that this goes for minor treats that you wouldn't think impact your diet at all like chewing gum. However, chewing gum after weight loss surgery can result in a few uncomfortable and costly consequences.

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  • Weight Loss Surgery and Realistic Goals

    Weight Loss Surgery and Realistic Goals

    Undergoing weight loss surgery will cause many changes in your life. Your body, diet and lifestyle will change before, during and after surgery. From your weight loss surgeon to your closest friends, you'll have a support system there to help you make these changes. Still, you are the one responsible for maintaining those changes.

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  • The Post-Weight Loss Surgery Menu

    The Post-Weight Loss Surgery Menu

    Birthdays don't just stop after you have weight loss surgery. Neither do anniversaries or holidays, graduations and other special events in your life and the lives of those you care about. And with these special occasions generally comes the invitation for a night of dining out. A nice restaurant, a fun cafe, a favorite local eater you're going to have to face them all at one point or another.

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  • The Sleep and Weight Loss Connection

    The Sleep and Weight Loss Connection

    How many hours of sleep did you get last night? Your answer to this question can have a big impact on your ability to lose weight. Adults who get less than six hours of sleep every night are more susceptible to weight gain and are at a greater risk of being overweight or obese. As you develop healthier habits after weight loss surgery, better quality sleep should be a high priority.

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  • Thirsty? Drinking Water after Weight Loss Surgery

    Thirsty? Drinking Water after Weight Loss Surgery

    Drinking water is something we all do and have done our whole lives, though some of us perhaps not as diligently as others. Our bodies need water for survival. We rely on water to function, but more often than not water is replaced with sugary counterparts that, while thirst-quenching, don't quite give the body what it needs in the same way as a big cup of fresh water.

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  • Clearing Clutter for Weight Loss

    Clearing Clutter for Weight Loss

    Spring is the season of cleaning. This is the time of year when most of us take out our dusters and dedicate weekends to home improvement tasks that waited all winter for our attention. But spring is also the season of rebirth, growth and renewal. There is no better time of the year to reevaluate your surroundings and take the steps necessary to help your attitude towards your weight loss program flourish.

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  • Get Out to Get Fit

    Get Out to Get Fit

    It might not be here quite yet, but spring is on the way. In no time at all the snow will be melting and the sun shining down just as powerfully as ever. Spring is a time of renewal, and after getting weight loss surgery in Salt Lake City there are plenty of reasons to embrace the spirit of the season and rededicate yourself to your weight loss goals. One way to do this is to plan on spending more time outdoors

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  • Walking With Weight Loss Surgery

    Walking With Weight Loss Surgery

    As long as you've got two feet, walking is as simple as putting one in front of the other, right? While this might be how it starts, walking is about much more than just getting from point A to point B. As most people who have had weight loss surgery in Salt Lake City can tell you, walking becomes more than just a basic movement when you are trying to lose weight it is also a valuable form of exercise.

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  • Make Exercise a No-Brainer after Bariatric Surgery

    Make Exercise a No-Brainer after Bariatric Surgery

    Workout plans are far easier to make than they are to keep. When you become distracted by other responsibilities or feel your motivation start to wane after a few dedicated weeks of workouts, you may find you need a little help giving your exercise routine the commitment it deserves. After bariatric surgery, exercise should become a consistent habit, one that you never struggle to complete.

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