Lap Band Surgery and Commitment to a New Healthier You
Are you one of those who have already tried every non-surgical method out there, like exercise and diet, to take off your excess weight? Or has a family member or friend done the same only to be frustrated with the results? Then you might want to ask your healthcare provider if you can undergo a lap band surgery. Bariatric surgery is recommended by a lap band surgery specialist for individuals who have a Body Mass index of 35 and above, accompanied with severe morbidity issues like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and hypertension.Weight Loss – What Motivates You to Lose Weight?
When you think about your motivation to lose weight, what comes to mind? Looking better in a pair of jeans? Avoiding your risk of disease? Feeling more self-confident about the way you look? While these are all great reasons to seek weight loss results, they by no means are the only reasons. Sometimes it takes figuring out what sparks your motivation to help you stay on track with your weight loss program. Let’s look at a few important reasons to help you attack your weight loss program full force ahead. Perhaps one of these will get you going…Take Time To Reflect On Your Weight Loss Progress
Let’s face it, taking on a new goal means that there will be a number of things that must change in order to develop new healthy habits. Your efforts may not always work out on the first attempt. There will be some setbacks and maybe even some temporary failures, which is why it’s as important as ever to take time to reflect on how the entire process is going.Bloating – 60+ Million People Live With It, What Can Be Done?
Do you live with chronic bloating? Would you guess that 1 in 5 of your friends and family may as well? It is one of the most prevalent symptoms that we endure – when you wake up, after each meal, and getting worse and worse throughout the day. Statistics show that about 20% of the U.S. population has bloating. I would think that is a low estimate. The digestive system isn’t the sexiest of systems in the body, and people are embarrassed to talk about it. But the chronic symptoms that so many people are living with can be changed!Weight Loss – Are Freshly Prepared Pre-Packaged Meals A Wise Choice?
If you’ve been keeping up with the times on the hottest new trends in fitness and nutrition, you may have come across companies that will now ship you freshly prepared, calorie counted, measured and weighed pre-packaged meals that are all ready to go. Pre-packaged meals take the guess work out of the food you are eating as well as its calorie content – it’s all ready to go for you. Some of these companies will have a nutritionist or dietitian planning the meals out while others may just allow you to pick and choose which meals you want to eat. But the question remains, are they a healthy choice? Should you use these pre-packaged meals as part of your overall health and fitness plan? Let’s go over some important points to consider…