Dispelling the Myth: Weight Loss Surgery Preparation

There are many myths and wrong assumptions people have with weight loss surgery. Here, we try to dispel some of these incorrect ideas and inform you of the truth with bariatric surgery.

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The Myth: “I do not need to worry about changing my eating and activity habits before weight loss surgery because I can just as easily change them after weight loss surgery.”

The Reality: To successfully and healthfully lose weight after weight loss surgery, you will need to learn much information and apply many new skills. For example, if you do not chew your food well, you can feel sick and vomit.

You will also need to know which foods are low in sugar, low in fat and high in protein. You will need to eat slowly, take vitamin and mineral supplements throughout the day, monitor your fluid intake and serving sizes, and so on.

By incorporating some of these changes into your lifestyle before weight loss surgery, you will smooth the way to success after surgery. Bow is also the time to start addressing unhealthy behaviors that could limit your weight loss or even land you in the hospital after weight loss surgery.

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