The Big Book on Bariatric Surgery: Living Your Best Life After Weight Loss Surgery by Assistant Professor Program in Public Health Michigan State University East Lansing Michigan Natalie Stein, Alex Brecher (Paperback / softback, 2014)
Weight loss surgery is a big deal, but it is only an early step in your weight loss journey. The long-term weight loss journey begins after the surgery, and it lasts for a lifetime. The Big Book on Bariatric Surgery: Living Your Best Life After Weight Loss Surgery is your guide to losing weight and living a healthy life long after you are discharged from the hospital and are on your own. This book takes a realistic approach to life after weight loss surgery. In a friendly and helpful tone, the book provides practical advice on getting through everyday tasks, such as planning meals, getting eugh protein, taking the right nutritional supplements, and developing an exercise program. It also suggests strategies for staying motivated day in and day out, communicating better with friends and family, and having fun at family gatherings, on vacations, and during other special events without getting off track. The Big Book on Bariatric Surgery is easy to read and conversational, but packed with indispensable information and ideas for success after weight loss surgery. The book targets recent weight loss surgery patients, weight loss surgery veterans, and those considering weight loss surgery. The book includes these features. Written by Alex Brecher, a weight loss surgery patient and advocate who has successfully lost 100 pounds and kept it off for over 10 years. Co-authored by Natalie Stein, a nutritionist and expert in weight loss strategies. Easy high-protein recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and desserts, with plenty of suggestions for modifications and variations. Food lists and sample menus to make meal planning easy. Step-by-step guides to meal planning and developing an exercise program. Tips for eating at restaurants, parties, and while traveling. How to stay motivated and break through plateaus. Time-saving tips. The reason to get weight loss surgery is to lose weight so that you can be happier and healthier. Take a look at The Big Book on Bariatric Surgery to see how it can help you make the most out of your weight loss surgery.
Alex Brecher is a native New Yorker. After a long struggle with weight loss he got weight loss surgery and was finally able to consistently make healthy dietary choices to lose weight and keep it off. He credits weight loss surgery with his success, and his current focus is on helping others achieve their own weight loss goals when they are investigating or have chosen to use a weight loss surgical procedure as an aid. BariatricPal.com is one of Alex's major projects. He loves spending his time with his three children and working out at the gym.
Alex Brecher, Assistant Professor Program in Public Health Michigan State University East Lansing Michigan Natalie Stein