Cheap meal prepping is a familiar tactic used to portion out and cook your meals in advance. Also, it can help with the “We have food at home,” speech to yourself as you look through lists of restaurants in your area. Meal prepping helps you lose weight, makes your grocery shopping easier, and also helps with your portion control. Meal prepping doesn't have to break the bank either. Here are our best tips to saving money and making weekly meals on a budget.Read More
Meal prepping is a great way to save you time, money and the stress of cooking after weight loss surgery. But eating the same foods week after week can leave you feeling bored and uninspired about sticking to your diet plan. This can cause you to backtrack on your weight loss journey and fall back into bad eating habits. To prevent this, here are four lunch meal prep ideas that are quick and easy to prepare:Read More
With weight loss surgery comes changes in your everyday life. This includes your exercise routine and diet. Bariatric surgery calls for a strict post-op diet that can seem intimidating at first. There are so many do’s and don’ts when it comes to eating healthy and it can be hard to know what to follow in order to see results, but the most important thing to remember is eating nutritious and balanced meals with a high lean protein content. A way to ensure you’re getting the appropriate amount of nutrients each week is meal prepping. It’s also a great option for someone constantly on the go who doesn’t have the time to cook food everyday. Here are some great meal prep ideas to follow after your weight loss surgery:Read More
Boosting your motivation and effectiveness before you go workout can be a benefit if you are trying to kickstart a weight loss routine. Pre-workout pills and powders seem like a great idea when you first look at them. Many claim to boost your energy levels, allowing you to workout harder and longer, while providing you with an increase in focus, blood flow, and pumping up your heart rate. Turns out, the way many of these pre-workout supplements provide these “results” can be dangerous to your health.Read More
Fat burning and weight loss pills have become a major trend over the past few years. Advertisements for these pills flood the internet with claims about the nutritional benefits and guarantees on receiving miraculous and quick results. So why is it that even the ‘so called’ best weight loss and fat burning pills come with big, red warning labels? In most cases, if something seems too good to be true, it probably is. When you’re trying to lose weight, diet pills can seem like the easy and obvious option. But it’s important to know what these pills are, how they work and the potential dangers associated with them.Read More
With obesity becoming such a widespread epidemic in the United States, the probability that you or someone you know may need weight loss surgery, at some point, is more likely than not. In fact, according to the Florida Department of Health, approximately 57% of Floridians are either overweight or obese. Given that obesity is associated with a plethora of ailments and illnesses, ridding the body of the weight as safely and quickly as possible is almost always the best option.Read More
Weight loss surgery not only affects you physically, but you will also experience changes emotionally and socially. After reaching your goals, your dramatic weight loss will lead to changes in the way you are perceived by others and most importantly, in how you perceive yourself.Read More
With all of the crazy, busy and hectic things that go on in life, sometimes it’s hard to find the right motivation to keep up with your diet and exercise plans. Especially after undergoing such a life-changing experience as bariatric surgery, it’s always nice to have a group of people who have gone through the same physical and emotional adjustments associated with weight loss surgery. It’s also beneficial to have people to look up to and turn to for advice and answers to your questions. That’s why we’ve compiled some of the best weight loss surgery blogs that you should follow to get more information about bariatric surgery, to join a network of people going through similar experiences as you, and/or to remind yourself that you’re not alone.Read More
Weight loss surgery is a life saving decision for many, and naturally, you need someone to talk to and support you through each stage. In addition to friends and family, weight loss surgery forums and supports groups are great sounding grounds for patients to get together and discuss their experiences.
Deciding to have weight loss surgery is just the first step of changing your life forever. You will not just wake up one day to find all of your weight gone - it takes work and motivation. You need to change your diet and your daily habits. It is a complete lifestyle change, one that is going to give you a new outlook on life and give you pride.