The Complete Weight-Loss Surgery Guide and Diet Program: Includes 150 Delicious and Nutritious Recipes

The Complete Weight-Loss Surgery Guide and Diet Program: Includes 150 Delicious and Nutritious Recipes

by Sue Ekserci RD, Laz Klein MD


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778802730
Publisher: Rose, Robert Incorporated
Publication date: 06/17/2011
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,320,536
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Sue Ekserci, BASc, RD, has worked at Humber River Regional Hospital in several areas of dietetics, including medicine, pediatrics and prenatal, and she is currently a dietitian in the hospital's outpatient bariatric program.

Laz Klein, MD, MSc, FRCS(C), is a staff surgeon at Humber River Regional Hospital in Toronto, where he converted the existing bariatric program from "open" to "laparoscopic," and he is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto.

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Should You Consider Weight-Loss Surgery? 5

Top 5 Tips for Lifelong Success 8

Part 1 Obesity and Weight-Loss Surgery

What Is Obesity? 10

Measuring Obesity 10

Causes of Obesity 13

Obesity-Related Health Problems 17

Standard Treatments for Obesity 18

What Is Weight-Loss Surgery? 21

The Anatomy of Digestion 21

Bariatric Surgery Procedures 26

Risks and Benefits of Surgery 34

Recovery from Surgery 38

Measures of Success 41

Part 2 Nutritional Needs Before and After Surgery

Healthy Eating 46

Food Guides 46

Energy Needs 54

Macronutrients 54

Foods to Limit or Eliminate 58

Micronutrients 59

Hydration 67

Reading Food Labels 71

Getting Ready for Surgery 75

Preoperative Diets 77

Nutritional Supplement Plan 80

Eating after Weight-Loss Surgery 85

Bariatric Diet Plan 85

How to Eat 110

Nutritional Challenges after Surgery 115

Malnutrition 115

Micronutrient Deficiencies 116

Dehydration 117

Digestive Problems 119

Surgical Complications 122

Weight-Loss Failure 126

Part 3 Lifestyle Changes

Challenges and Changes 128

Stages of Behavioral Change 128

Why We Eat 132

Changing Your Eating Habits 136

Active Living 137

Head Start 137

Types of Physical Activity 138

Exercise Schedule 145

Lifelong Success 152

Follow-up Care 152

Support Groups 152

Social Dining 153

Top 5 Tips for Lifelong Success 153

Part 4 Nutritious and Enjoyable Recipes

Introduction to the Recipes 158

Breakfasts 163

Soups 179

Salads 199

Meat and Poultry 211

Fish and Seafood 241

Vegetarian and Vegan Entrées 257

Pasta, Rice and Grains 271

Side Dishes 283

Snacks 299

Desserts 311

Beverages 327

References 337

Acknowledgments 338

Index 344

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