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What You Can Do To Boost Your Immunity After Bariatric Surgery

August 25, 2020 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Bariatric Surgery in Sydney

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought renewed awareness to the importance of a healthy immune system to fight off germs and disease. Due to the changes that occur in the body after bariatric surgery, patients should be particularly proactive about taking measures to boost immunity.

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Hidden Chemicals and Sugars in Processed Food

May 1, 2020 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Sugars in Processed Food

The food industry has long added sugars to increase palatability in processed foods, but not without causing serious health issues along the way, including a higher risk of obesity. Below, Sydney specialist surgeon Dr V. Kuzinkovas discusses the prevalence of such additives in processed food, and how consuming this food makes weight loss more difficult.

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Is Fasting an Effective Weight Loss Strategy?

April 2, 2020 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Fasting for Weight Loss

You may lose weight if you can manage to fast, but you can also harm your body. In fact, longer-term fasting is more apt to hurt you than help you. Below, trusted Sydney bariatric surgeon Dr Vytauras Kuzinkovas discusses various types of bariatric surgery that prove more effective than fasting.

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Obesity and Diabetes

March 4, 2020 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Obesity & Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most serious side effects of the lifestyle choices that lead to obesity. Numbers of diabetes cases have been soaring, in Australia and worldwide, as populations become more sedentary and less inclined to cook healthy food at home.

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Tips to Deal With Nerves the Week of Your Surgery

February 3, 2020 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Calming nerves before your surgery

Surgery is always a big event, and a surgical procedure that will improve your health and happiness so dramatically is especially important. There is a lot to wonder about and prepare for: the days leading up to your operation, your time in the hospital and the weeks of recovery that will reshape your life.

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Fighting Sugar Cravings After Surgery

January 6, 2020 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare

You’ve had some great times together: The bacon burger you met during a midnight trek to the drive-thru, the mountainous sundae you discovered one glorious Monday, the many high-calorie creations that always greeted you at the buffet.Read More

What Patients Wish They Had Known Before Weight Loss Surgery

December 8, 2019 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare

Bariatric surgery is all about looking forward — to a new life, a new shape and the freedom that comes with lower weight and greater confidence. But second-guessing can also be part of the process. What could I have done differently to prepare for the day of surgery, or the weeks after? Was I ready for dramatic change, or had I become comfortable with my sedentary lifestyle and massive appetite?Read More

How a Dietician Can Help You After Weight Loss Surgery

October 11, 2019 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
How a Dietician Can Help You After Weight Loss Surgery

After weight loss surgery, you will need to learn how to adapt to your new digestive system. The amount of food your stomach can hold after surgery is significantly less than before, and the way your body absorbs nutrients changes. You will need to make very smart choices about what you eat in order to give your body the fuel and nutrients you need and lose weight steadily and safely. Nutritional counseling with a bariatric dietician is essential to this learning process.Read More