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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

Fitting Exercise Into Your Busy Everyday Life

September 12, 2019 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
How to Fit Exercise into Your Busy Everyday Life

Exercise is a key part of losing weight and keeping it off long-term. But exercise is often the first thing to fall to the wayside when your schedule fills up. Here, Dr. V. Kuzinkovas offers his best tips for fitting exercise into your routine, no matter how busy you are!Read More

Everything you need to know about protein

August 22, 2019 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
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If you have had bariatric surgery, chances are your dietitian has mentioned how important protein is throughout your weight loss journey. So if you know you are not getting enough protein but ae not sure why you need it, or how to work out how much you need, here is everything you need to know.

What is protein?

As one of the 3 key nutrients, protein is primarily found in animal based foods including dairy, meat, eggs, fish as well as in smaller quantities in nuts, seeds and legumes. Unlike carbohydrate, the body actually requires a certain amount of protein each day in order to maintain a number of metabolic processes in the body and if these levels are too low over time metabolism will slow halting weight loss.

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Tricks to Stop Snacking in between Meals

August 14, 2019 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
7 easy hacks to stop snacking in between meals

Is the temptation to snack in between meals threatening your calorie plan and weight loss? Dr. V. Kuzinkovas of Advanced Surgicare understands. Many of his patients consider the urge to snack to be an obstacle in their weight loss journey. Luckily, Dr. Kuzinkovas has some helpful tips and tricks to help curb snacking in between meals.Read More

Can Drinking Water Help You Lose Weight?

July 16, 2019 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
How to Drink Water to Help Weight Loss After Surgery

Success after weight loss surgery is not determined by any one behavior or diet modification. There are many factors that affect how much weight you lose and how steadily you lose it. According to Dr. V. Kuzinkovas, drinking enough water after surgery can play a part in helping you lose weight and stay healthy after bariatric surgery.Read More

What To Do If Your Work Habits Are Making You Gain Weight

June 16, 2019 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
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What you do at work can affect other parts of your life, such as your waistline and your weight. If you have put on some weight at your current job, you might want to reevaluate your work habits and make some tweaks.

Read on as Dr. V. Kuzinkovas, a weight loss surgeon in Sydney, describes some of the most common work-related reasons for gaining weight, and then suggests sensible solutions.Read More

Tips to Stay Motivated to Exercise

May 16, 2019 | Posted by: Advanced Surgicare
Staying Motivated to Exercise

If you’re like most people, at some point you have probably started a fitness routine and had a difficult time sticking to it. Maybe you got bored, or maybe you weren’t seeing results quick enough. It happens and it is nothing to be ashamed of.

To help you stay motivated to exercise, weight loss surgeon Dr. V. Kuzinkovas of Advanced Surgicare shares his best tips here.Read More