here are hundreds of health and fitness smart-phone apps these days. It can be difficult to decide which ones are reliable and helpful on your weight loss surgery journey. We have put together a list of some of the ones we like below.
How much should I drink?
Staying hydrated after bariatric surgery is often quite challenging. Your stomach’s capacity to hold fluids is also significantly reduced after surgery. This makes it difficult to get enough fluids in, and often means you need to sip slowly across the whole day. This is easier said than done however for many patients, as the day just seems to get away with busy jobs and families to look after.
Daily vitamin and mineral supplementation is a new life-long habit after surgery. Even though everyone does their best to choose the most nutritious foods possible, your portion sizes never quite reach a stage where we can be confident that you will receive adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals through food alone. Furthermore, certain bariatric procedures
Ever feel like weight loss is the biggest challenge you’ve ever faced? It can be, since the person we are up against ourselves. During any challenge in life it is important to prepare for what can sometimes feel too hard, by putting techniques in place to make post-surgery weight loss that little bit easier.
A twelve-month plan
Where do you want to be with your weight-loss and health in 12 months from now? A great way to figure out healthy and sustainable goals is to discuss these steps with your doctor or dietitian to figure out what is the best course of action for you. You might want to be able to run 10km, do an activity with the kids, become pregnant or fit into an outfit for an event.