Newsletter – November & December 2014

November 22nd WLIA Holiday Themed Support Group to be held in our Tempe office from 12:30pm to 3pm In last month’s newsletter, we asked if you have ever attended a WLIA support group. Well, here…

Supplements for Bariatric Surgical patients

Essential Fatty Acids (Linoleic and Linolenic acids) (Omega-3 FA’s) These are vital in your diet whether through food or supplementation. A good company that makes a liquid is www.coromega.com. They are “essential” because your body…

Weight Loss Surgery Fights Diabetes

In a recent study, weight loss surgery was shown to be effective for obese patients struggling with diabetes. Studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine, by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic and Harvard…

Relation Between Stress and Weight

Stress and other lifestyle factors work through complicated hormonal and metabolic mechanisms that alter not only the amount of calories we eat, but also where on the body we store them and which type we…

Holiday Eating

The holidays do NOT have to mean weight gain. In fact, you can lose good weight during the Nov/Dec months if you stay focused and with the help of your band. Challenge yourself to do…

8 Signs of Emotional Eating

A lot of people ask, “How do I know if I am over eating for emotional reasons?” If any of the following statements sound like they could apply to you, then it’s likely you are…

Alcohol and Weight Loss Surgery

Benefits (and drawbacks) of Consuming Alcohol After Having Weight Loss Surgery After having weight loss surgery, it is acceptable to still be able to enjoy an alcoholic beverage from time to time. But before you…

Obesity Help ( Part 2)

A very important component to the success of the post-surgical weight loss patient is the support of the immediate family or those who live in the same household when it comes to your eating habits….

Obesity Help (Part 1)

  Just because you had weight loss surgery does not guarantee there will be weight loss. We don’t call it “maybe weight loss surgery”, which just doesn’t have a nice confident ring to it. Every…