The actual weight a patient will lose after the procedure is dependent on several factors. These include:
•Weight before surgery
•Overall condition of patient’s health
•Ability to exercise
•Commitment to maintaining dietary guidelines and other follow-up care.
•Motivation of patient and cooperation of their family, friends and associates.
This surgery is also called Bariatric surgery, Bypass surgery, Gastric banding and Obesity surgery.
If you’re very overweight and can’t lose pounds with a healthy diet and exercise, surgery might be an option for you.
Exercise for your health!
It has been calculated that 1 pound of body fat is equal to 3500 calories.
This means that in order to lose 1 pound we have to walk for about 12.5 hours.
So don’t expect fast weight loss and remember to eat wisely.
The mood and feel-good benefits, however, are immediate and
the health benefits of exercise are endless.
So GET ACTIVE!!
- Our body needs constant energy to maintain itself,so even when we’re fast asleep, it is still burning up calories!
- However, most of us do not take enough exercise during our waking hours!
- Ideally, we should aim to take 20-45 minutes exercise a day.
Exercise burns calories e.g. swimming burns 500+ calories while cycling burns 450+ calories.To see which exercise burns up what calories, see chart below.
To be smart and healthy is the dream of every person who is a victim of obesity. Many of us do a tough exercise daily and have a routine to skip meal. Some of us sacrifice his/her favorite food at the cost of his/her smartness. Many people prefer to follow diet plans. But all of these practices are very tough and tiresome. Instead of skipping meals and sacrifice your favorite food by adopting sensible eating habits and practicing portion control, you can eat nutritious foods so that you take in as many calories as you need to maintain your health and well-being at your ideal weight.Follow these 5 steps to build a sustainable diet.
The first step is to start counting the calories that you consume in a day so that you become conscious of two things: