It's easy with Portion Perfection for Bariatrics because seeing is understanding. This international book has been designed for those having undergone gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass surgery. Dietitian Amanda Clark has determined our most commonly prepared and bought meals and foods, and through careful analysis, determined exactly how much to have. There's tips regarding specific foods that can be a problem for gastric banding and notes for all types of surgeries. The book is divided into the meals and snacks with a menu for each. Just choose what you’d like to have from the menu, turn to the page and look at the pictures to see how much to serve to make up a diet that is 900 – 1100 Cals and the right volume for your surgery. It really is that simple. The Bariatric Plate and the Portion Perfection bowl make it almost impossible to get it wrong. The 4 Week Weight Loss Menu Plan does the rest for you with recipes that make just the right amount. The reason this book is so successful is that it provides a very clear guide and it’s easier to remember because it is in pictures. There’s also a purple version for men, women and children generally. If you’ve had bariatric surgery then this book and the complete Portion Perfection Bariatric kit is for you.
The vertical sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric sleeve, can be your weight loss solution after years of struggling with obesity. Thousands of patients have successfully lost weight and kept it off after vertical sleeve gastrectomy.Making the right decisions can help you make the most out of this life-changing experience. The Big Book on the Gastric Sleeve: Everything You Need to Lose Weight and Live Well with the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy! provides the information and tips you need to make the most out of this chance to overcome obesity forever.How does the gastric sleeve work? Is the vertical sleeve gastrectomy your best option? Who will your surgeon be? What will your diet be like? How can you reduce complications and side effects?This indispensable book answers these questions and more with straightforward and complete explanations. The authors, a successful weight loss surgery patient and a nutritionist specializing in weight loss speak to those considering weight loss surgery, current gastric sleeve patients and their supporters. Learn about:- Expected weight loss after vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG)- Choosing a surgeon and paying for surgery- Safely preparing for and recovering from surgery- Avoiding mistakes that can slow weight loss and harm your health- The VSG diet for weight loss: what, when and how much to eat- Health benefits and risks of the sleeve- Embracing life as a sleeve patientThis complete guide covers the entire VSG journey – don’t miss out on critical information that can get you the weight loss that you want and deserve!
Your trusted guide to surgical weight-loss Sixty percent of individuals over the age of 20—or 58million people in the U.S.—are overweight. As the obesityepidemic continues to grow, many Americans are researching thebenefits and complications of weight-loss surgeries. Weight LossSurgery For Dummies, 2nd edition is the most up-to-date andauthoritative guide to understanding the impact of surgicalweight-loss before, during, and after surgery.Weight-loss surgery is often an overweight person's last resort,and it comes with many risks, questions, and fears. So how do youknow if it's right for you? Weight Loss Surgery For Dummiesgives you expert guidance on knowing whether you qualify for theprocedures, advice on choosing the best center and doctor, andtrusted information on evaluating the risks involved. Plus, ithelps you plan to finance the procedure, prepare for surgery, andachieve the best results as you adjust to a new diet and lifestylepost-surgery.Trusted information on choosing a weight loss surgery that'sbest for youAdvice on what to expect before, during, and after surgerySample recipes and information to ensure you're getting propernutrition post-surgeryIf you or a loved one is considering gastric bypass surgery,Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies gives you everything youneed to decide if it's the right course of action, what to expectduring recovery, and how to ensure the best results through healthyeating behaviors and regular physical activity.
Thought that you will never be able to enjoy any dessert now that you have gone through a weight loss surgery? Not Necessarily!In this book, Selena will show you how to tweak traditional sugar loaded dessert into skinny bariatric-friendly version by adopting healthier ingredients. When enjoyed in moderation, your sweet tooth can be satisfied without upsetting your now sensitive gut. This book includes:• An overview on sugar consumption after surgery and an introduction to various natural/artificial sweeteners. You may already know that sugar is a big no-no by now, but how about artificial sweeteners like sucralose, aspartame, Saccharin, acesulfame, xylitol or natural sweeteners such as stevia?Selena will walk you through them one by one and you will know how to pick a healthier sweetener next time you crave something sweet. • An at-a-glance nutrition summary table with cooking time to help you choose which dish to cook.• 40+ low-carb, low-sugar, low-fat bariatric-friendly Fudge, Truffles, Cakes, Pudding, Mousse, Popsicles, Crumbles and Topping RecipesAll recipes in this book are bariatric-friendly with under 15g carbs, 5g sugar and 5g fat per serving. Variety is key. Look at the list of recipes provided in this book below and see it for yourself.FudgeSimple Chocolate FudgeEasy Brownies Easy Mocha Fudge Chocolate and Peanut Butter FudgeTruffles/CandyProtein Raspberry GoodiesPeanut Butter CandySkinny BuckeyeAlmond and Apricot Squares Easy Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies Chocolate Gingerbread Bites Strawberry Yogurt TrufflesCarrot Cake Bites Mug CakePeanut Butter Mug CakeMocha Mug CakeChocolate Pumpkin Mug CakeCinnamon Roll Mug cakeCarrot Mug CakeSnickerdoodle Mug CakePumpkin Spice Mug CakeCheesecakeSmooth Peanut CheesecakeChocolate Mint Cream Cheese BitesEasy Peasy Lemon CheesecakeMousse/PuddingSpooky Pumpkin Pie PuddingTantalizing Lime MousseCreamy Lemon FeastFool-Proof Coffee Mousse Popsicle/Ice CreamFrozen Yogurt Mini CakeStrawberry Fudge PopsiclesBlueberry Mint PopsiclesChai ice creamFruit/CrumbleSimple Banana DelightStuffed StrawberryApple and Berry CrumblePeanut Butter and Strawberry Crumble Berry and Almond CrumbleTopping/DipCheesy Almond DipQuick Tofu ToppingCoconut ButterApple Cheesecake DipChoco-HummusPumpkin Dessert DipAll recipes in this book are completed with details regarding cooking time, ingredients, direction, serving information and full nutritional content, so you will have all the necessary knowledge to follow the plans. Grab this new cookbook today and discover how you can still enjoy your sweet treats after weight loss surgery. Don’t take a pass on these wonderful recipes!
WHY THIS PLATE? Because it is much more than a plate with lines or sections, the Portion Perfection Plate holds a measured portion. Complete with instructions that teach you appropriate portions of how much to eat for weight loss & describes how much of the plate to fill and how deep to fill it. There are two different serving sizes on the plate because adults and children have different needs. There's a portion bowl - think cereal and snacks. The creator of Portion Perfection is Amanda Clark, an award winning dietitian with 25 years' experience. The proportion control plate is a practical tool for men, women and children. The plate shows markings to guide the type of food to make up a meal and the words around the plate relate to conscious or mindful eating giving you a strategy for feeling satisfied on the smaller portion. The innovative pictorial Portion Perfection International Book contains guides for men, women and children with clear portion sizes for 1300 Cals, 1600 Cals, 1800 Cals and 2200 Cal intakes which are also easy to modify up or down. Divided into different meal sections get started by: 1. Identify which calorie intake is right for you 2. Choose the appropriate mealtime eg. Breakfast 3. Select a menu option eg. Cereal 4. Note the appropriate portion serve for your recommended calorie intake checking the pictures and prepare your meal accordingly. There's additional support available from the team at Portion Perfection via Facebook so you're never alone. This kit is recommended by dietitians, doctors, diabetes educators and practice nurses internationally.
A DEEP DIVE INTO SELF-DISCOVERY Do you know who you are anymore? Having weight loss surgery is a huge life change. While achieving extreme weight loss is the goal, many post-ops struggle with who they are after they achieve weight loss surgery success. This journal is specifically designed for individuals who are looking to reconnect, reignite, and rediscover the core of who they are after having surgery. Often, after having achieved such amazing weight loss, there's still something missing. Having goals and dreams are important for reaching the next step in your life.This journal will help you gain perspective, find the person you truly want to be, and get you in touch with what you truly want in life, now that you've lost the weight. Filled with 75 journaling prompts, the aim is to help you build both the practical life goals, as well as to get you in touch with your dreams for your NEW life. Using this journal will help you discover your passions, uncover your dreams, and rediscover who YOU are and who YOU want to become. Having weight loss surgery is the first step to weight loss and achieving the life and body of your dreams. The next part is digging deep into personal discovery, so you can grow into the person you've always wanted to become, bridging that gap to build a life you are totally in love with.
The holidays are a battlefield when you're trying to eat healthy. After weight loss surgery you need more than recipes - you need a plan! The Bariatric Foodie Holiday Survival Guide contains sage advice, tips - and, yes, plenty of recipes to help make your holiday season stress (and murder) free! This book contains recipes for such holiday favorites like baked mac 'n cheese, a protein-enhanced, sugar-free version of pumpkin roll cake, pies and even no-flour Christmas cookies. Plus there are coping tips on how to survive junk-laden holiday parties, dealing with family and honestly and tactfully answering questions like, "How come you couldn't lose the weight on your own?" Like all Bariatric Foodie resources, this survival guide is meant not only to inspire you to "play with your food" but to take control of your holiday experience and boldly celebrate your holiday your way while still losing weight and feeling great!
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY Love it. It is amazing how much we had been putting on our plate before we got this set. Books are great educaiontal tools. Highly recommend this system. – Robyn S My husband and I have been following this meal plan for the past six months. We have lost a total of 41kgs in total and it has changed our lifestyle and eating habits completely. We cannot praise these resources enough – Pauline B BASED ON SCIENTIFIC PORTION CONTROL RESEARCH Includes, a portion plate and bowl, Portion Perfection book and easy to use 4 Week Stand Up Menu Plan with measured recipes so you can't go wrong. This kit provides important guidelines and tools for weight management as you embark on your new lifestyle. Portion Perfection is simply illustrated and so easy to use. It is extremely effective for those considering gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass surgery. The 4 Week Weight Loss Menu plan contains recipes specifically designed with Portion Perfection in mind, so no worrying about calculations. The plate shows markings to measure your meal with words around the plate relating to mindful behaviors that assist you with your weight management. The Portion Perfection bowl shows cup measures on the inside so you can pour foods such as cereals straight into the bowl without weighing or measuring first. Bowl measurements are metric; 1 cup is equivalent to the weight of 250 grams of water NB: Melamine is not suitable for microwave or for the serving of very high temperature foods.
Hello and WELCOME! My name is Kelsey and I had Gastric Bypass weight loss surgery 10 years ago. I lost 256 pounds, had a baby, regained 90+ pounds, got divorced, moved across the country, lost my regain, and learned to love myself through it all. I wanted to share my story with YOU! Why you? Because if you are like me and you struggle with life after WLS - it's easy to feel lost and helpless. Whets hard is finding the motivation to keep going and keep pushing towards your goals. It's also hard when you feel like you're alone. YOU ARE NOT ALONE and you are going to be okay. In this book, I go through my story, and the different life events I found myself facing in the last 10 years. Some of it gets brutally honest, especially when talking about WHY I had Weight Loss Surgery, and How I Lost My Regain. But regardless, it's a testimony to the strength each of us has within; we sometimes just need a little push to get it to come out. So let's get started: Here is my story...