diet and nutrition

Post date: Jul 18th, 2013
“Sugar free” on a food label means less than 0.5 grams of sugar per serving; “Reduced sugar” means at least 25 percent less sugar than in a regular version of that product.
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Post date: Apr 24th, 2013
Foods rich in fiber are important for heart and digestive health, but foods full of tough, stringy, hard-to-digest fibers could obstruct the outlet between your pouch and the rest of your stomach.
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Post date: Mar 14th, 2013
If you’re getting hungry less than two to three hours after a meal and find that your weight-loss has slowed down, it may be time for a Gastric Band adjustment.
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Post date: Mar 6th, 2013
Although foods agree (or disagree) with each person differently, some have more potential for causing trouble on the way down. Think - pizza, sandwiches, morning toast, pasta. But you may not need to give up on them.
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Post date: Feb 13th, 2013
Whether you’re a lacto-ovo vegetarian who skips meat but still eats eggs and dairy products or a vegan whose diet includes no animal products, a Gastric Band can still work for you.
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Post date: Jan 16th, 2013
If you eat alone, slowing down the pacing of your meal can be a special challenge.
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Post date: Nov 6th, 2012
Like it or not, weight-loss is still a result of taking in less kilojoules than we burn…. even with a Gastric Band.
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