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Comparison of Chocolate Protein Bars for Gastric Bypass Patients

The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery suggests that gastric bypass patients consume at least 1.1 grams of protein per kilogram of ideal body weight. Some patients use protein shakes to reach their protein goal but others want something more filling. Protein bars are favored by some gastric bypass patients because they taste good, ...

What Can You Eat After a Gastric Bypass?

I came across a Web site for some surgeon in Mexico who does gastric bypasses and his FAQ. And one of the questions was, what can you eat after a gastric bypass? His answer? The same things you eat now, just in smaller quantities! I was shocked. I was horrified. So much so that I ...

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Does Gastric Bypass Surgery Really Work?

Are you considering having Gastric Bypass Surgery? According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), more than sixty percent of the American population over the age of twenty are overweight. This health epidemic has led people to undergo surgery as a way to lose their excess weight. In 2002 alone, more than 67,000 obese ...

How to Eat After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Many patients don’t understand how to eat after Gastric Bypass surgery. The myth is you can eat anything you want but that is far from the truth. You must maintain a healthy high protein diet after Gastric Bypass surgery. A healthy diet consists of 60 to 100 grams of protein each day. After gastric bypass ...

Gastric Bypass Surgery: Pros and Cons

A large portion of the American population either is overweight, or in some cases, may be obese. There are many ways in which a person can fight obesity, but there are only a few successful treatments that help someone achieve a healthy weight in a relatively short time. These treatments are bariatric surgeries, and they ...

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Gastric Bypass: My Story

Life as a fat person Eight years ago marked the beginning of a journey that took me places I had never imagined. I was 33, morbidly obese and had spent my 20’s never having a boyfriend. I never had the experience of having a long-term, loving relationship with someone always in my corner. Society frowns ...

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Nausea After a Gastric Bypass

Nausea is a fairly common complaint after a gastric bypass. There are a number of things that can cause nausea after a gastric bypass, and the best way to deal with the nausea may depend on the cause. Here are some general things to watch out for and some things you can try to feel ...

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My Gastric Bypass, Eight Years Later

It has been almost eight years since I had my gastric bypass. Eight years ago we were about to welcome in a new millennium. People were worried that all the computers would crash and some actually thought there was the possibility that life as we know it would cease to exist. The year 2000 brought ...

Honesty About Weight Loss Surgery: Roux-En-Y

In May of 2000, I was one of the many people in the United States to get something called a Roux-En-Y Gastric bypass. You hear horror stories and success stories when people talk about getting weight loss surgery done, so I would like to share my own experience that is completely honest about pro’s and ...