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Complete Weight-loss Surgery Guide and Diet Program
Author: EKSERCI SUE & KLEIN LAZ

ISBN: 9780778802730
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 13 October 2011
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 17.8 x 2.1
Description:
"Some 750,000 people have bariatric surgery every year -- this book offers comprehensive information on obesity, weight loss procedures and dietary strategies. " Weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, is a surgical procedure designed to help people decrease their food intake and change the way their body handles food -- the result beingsignificant weight loss. This comprehensive book provides information on the many procedures that are currently available in North America, from the widely known laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) to the duodenal switch and the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (gastric bypass). As importantly, it looks at the causes of obesity, obesity-related problems and standard treatments. All the risks and benefits associated with the surgery are examined, including recovery, potential long-term problems and risks, and measures of success. Because diet, portion size and lifestyle are integral to ensuring a successful surgical outcome, the second component of the book provides the resources for healthy eating, nutrition, supplements and making positive changes in lifestyle. To further ensure success, 150 recip...

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