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Eating-After-Weight-Loss-Surgery What’s Eating Like After Weight-Loss Surgery? - As most of our patients know, getting bariatric surgery is no easy fix to weight loss, but a lifestyle change. Regular exercise, diet changes, and overall healthy habits will result in successful weight loss and overall health. We came across this informative article in the U.S. News.com "What's Eating Like After Weight-Loss Surgery," and wanted to share. The article addresses Smaller Meals, Protein First, Taste Change, Sugar and Fats, and Alcohol Issues. ...
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Understanding Obesity

Not all obesity is the same and the treatment is based on a calculation called the “Body Mass Index (BMI)”. The BMI does not account for ethnic variability or physical conditioning, but it can provide a quick approximate guide.

Height:

Weight:
Results:
< 20 under weight
20-24.9 healthy weight
25-29.9 over weight
30-34.9 obesity
35-39.9 severe obesity
40-49.9 morbid obesity
> 50 super morbid obesity

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