The noise coming at a person considering metabolic and bariatric surgery can be deafening. Intense emotions about these procedures can influence personal decision making and even the scientific literature. The best antidote is to focus on the facts. A new study in PLOS Medicine provides a well-validated set of nine key outcomes for metabolic surgery.
GUEST POST: If you haven’t yet had your bariatric surgery, it’s important to prepare yourself for the process, and Lori Rosenthal, a registered dietician specializing in weight loss and bariatric issues suggests the following. “You need to create good habits that you’ll follow after your surgery. To be realistic, you need to start small, eating
GUEST POST: It’s in the news weekly: ‘processed foods are bad for you’, ‘processed are the cause of obesity and heart disease’. But what’s the evidence? And, what is the definition of processed food anyway? I have found previous studies that show how highly processed junk foods can increase addictive-type behaviour… and now
&amp;lt;meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/APostOpandADoc/posts/832584030158866:0?_fb_noscript=1″ /&amp;gt; It’s interesting to read what the professionals think about the problem of obesity, and fascinating to read real-life stories from those suffering. It’s doubly meaningful when the two are combined. Our latest Bariatric Buzz posting combines the two – a feature from ‘A Post-Op and a Doc’ about the
I have just finished reading the amazingly short but easy to follow and intelligent book called ‘Food Rules’ by Michael Pollan. His principles for healthy eating…based on eating real food in reasonable amounts , stems from looking at folk wisdom, science and commonsense. It is probably the only book of rules you will need to