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Category Archives: Life After Bariatric Surgery

Managing Your Weight Several Years Out from Bariatric Surgery

April 6, 2018

Anyone who has dieted knows that the first phase of weight loss is exciting and far easier than maintaining that weight loss over the long-term. There are both physical and psychological reasons for this phenomenon. The weight loss process after … Continue reading

Summer Exercise Tips

June 21, 2017

Summer is here, and that means thoughts of lazy beach days, dips in the pool, and a little less clothing. It can also mean that we are tempted to push our exercise routine into high gear. But as your bariatric … Continue reading

Standing While Working…What Really Works?

June 10, 2017

There is no lack of advice on all the ways that you can lose weight by modifying the way you work. Unfortunately, many of these tips and tricks, such as sitting on an exercise ball instead of an office chair, … Continue reading

Prepping Delicious and Healthy Bariatric-Friendly Food for The Week

May 30, 2017

Eating properly day-in and day-out is hard. Even harder is finding the time to cook a delicious, healthful, homemade meal while managing your busy schedule. To help you get through the week and still enjoy what you eat, you may … Continue reading

Nutritional Deficiencies after Bariatric Surgery

April 7, 2015

Vitamin deficiencies are a possible side effect of bariatric surgery. The degree to which a patient may experience nutritional deficiencies largely depends on several factors. First, is the person himself or herself – many people have difficulty with the absorption of … Continue reading

Choosing the Right Recipes After Bariatric Surgery

March 25, 2015

There’s no shortage of recipes or cookbooks out there and as a bariatric surgery patient looking to expand your culinary horizons, you may be tempted to try quite a few of them. Many recipes tout their unique “tastes great and … Continue reading

You’ve Had Your Bariatric Surgery, Now What?

May 22, 2014

Weight loss surgery can be life changing and most patients enjoy the dramatic results that a successful bariatric procedure can offer. Excess weight loss and commensurate decreases in obesity related diseases vary between patients but represent a measure of success. … Continue reading

Empower Yourself And Lose Weight

April 17, 2014

Sustained weight loss requires dedication and it is an achievement that is not easily attained or maintained. That’s because weight loss, especially for those suffering from clinical obesity, is not just about a little more exercise or a better diet. … Continue reading

When Fast Food Is Okay After Bariatric Surgery

April 4, 2014

It might seem counter-intuitive, or even shocking, to say that fast food would be an acceptable meal option after bariatric surgery. For the most part, a fast food restaurant, and its usual menu of high-fat, high-sugar options, is not conducive … Continue reading

What Your Waistline Says about Your Heart’s Health

March 11, 2014

As we gain weight, we tend to focus on the number that shows up on the scale or how we fit into our clothes. But those numbers and feelings can be very deceptive, because every person’s body type, muscle mass … Continue reading

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Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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