5 Day Pouch Test & LivingAfterWLS Articles Collection Directory
Please enjoy these articles as you build your own body of knowledge for your best health and success with weight loss surgery.

Weight Regain
Four Truths About Weight Gain after Weight Loss Surgery
What Your Bariatric Surgeon Forgot to Tell You That Will Cause Weight Gain
Three Red Flag Warnings Leading to Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery
Slider Foods Spell Weight Regain for Weight Loss Surgery Patients
Three Keys to Lasting Weight Loss Surgery Success
Three Keys to Back to Basics After Weight Loss Surgery

Four Rules, Slider Foods, Liquid Restrictions
The Four Rules
Understand the Four Rules of Weight Loss Surgery Before Going Under the Knife

The Rules We Signed Onto For Life
For a comprehensive understanding of the dietary basics for weight loss surgery patients be sure to check out Chapter 9 in the The 5 Day Pouch Test Owner's Manual, 2nd Edition beginning on page 97. The chapter begins "By and far, the Four Rules are the most universally offered guidelines by bariatric centers for patients of all weight loss surgery procedures. In pre-surgical counseling patients are asked to commit to following the Four Rules as lifestyle habits after surgery. This is an in-depth look at each rule and why it is effective for healthy weight management with surgical intervention." Patients who understand and abide the Four Rules report less difficulty with regain in the weight maintenance phase following weight loss surgery.

Rule 1: Protein First
High Protein Diet Promotes Fat Loss for Weight Loss Surgery Patients
Five High Protein Meals Portable Meals for Weight Loss Surgery Patients
Budget Tips for Eating Healthy After Weight Loss Surgery
Understanding Ketosis in the Weight Loss Surgery High Protein Diet

Rule 2: Lots of Water
Danger! Warm Summer Weather May Lead to Dehydration For WLS Patients

Rule 3: No Snacking
How to Eat Popcorn After Weight Loss Surgery

Rule 4: Daily Exercise
How to Increase Activities of Daily Living After Weight Loss Surgery

Slider Foods:
Slider Foods Spell Weight Regain for Weight Loss Surgery Patients

Liquid Restrictions:
Understanding the Liquid Restrictions of Weight Loss Surgery
Restrict Liquids, Drink Lots of Water - HUH? Making Sense of WLS Guidelines

Dumping Syndrome, Gas & Bloating, & Other Complications
Dumping Syndrome - Rapid Gastric Emptying
Gastric Bypass Dumping Syndrome - Three Foods that Cause It
Emergency First Aid For Gastric Bypass Dumping Syndrome
Considering Weight Loss Surgery? Learn About Dumping Syndrome First
Do Not Let Dumping Syndrome Ruin Your Summer Celebration

Gas & Bloating
Reduce Offensive Flatulence After Weight Loss Surgery
Soothe Stomach Discomfort with Ginger & Spinach Soup

Other Complications
Headaches - Three Effective Herbal Remedies
Headaches with the Weight Loss Surgery High Protein Diet

General Topics
Medical Tourism - What to Know Before Traveling for Weight Loss Surgery
Four Strategies For Coping With Food Pushers After Weight Loss Surgery
Dining Out With Your Weight Loss Surgery Pouch at the All-You-Can-Eat Buffet

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