And, that's going to take me HOW LONG TO WORK OFF? So, no thank you. I have zero candy in my house. We don't buy candy. We do not dole out candy to trick-or-treaters, mostly because no one comes here. The kids do go out, and they will share a couple mint-chocolate-candies with me, but I can't be bothered by the rest.
Celebrate says -- This is MUCH MORE than a protein shake. This is as close that you will ever get to having an ALL IN ONE bariatric supplement! Our Celebrate ENS shake is a one of a kind way to get your multivitamin, calcium, fiber AND protein all in one. Each ENS (Essential Nutrient System) shake contains a high potency multivitamin, 500 mg of calcium citrate, 4 g of fiber, and 25 g of whey isolate protein in each serving. This product is the best option for patients immediately following surgery.
Created for surgical weight loss patients, our ENS (Essential Nutrient System) shake contains a high potency multivitamin, 500 mg of calcium citrate, and 25 g of whey isolate protein in each pack. Our integrated formula provides maximum solubility and ensures that the vitamins and minerals are readily bioavailable. This product is the best option for patients immediately following surgery.
* The vitamin and mineral content of each pack is equal to taking one chewable multivitamin, plus 500 mg of calcium, plus 25 g of protein. * Due to the nature of the formulation, this product is appropriate for any surgical weight loss procedure. As with any of our other delivery systems, you may need additional supplementation based on surgery type. * It is recommended to be blended with 8 oz of cold water, shaken, and consumed but can be mixed with as much or as little water as you want. It may also be mixed with milk. * Each pack also contains 4 g of soluble fiber, added electrolytes and a 500 mg antioxidant blend, and a 200 mg green tea blend. * Like our other products, taste is important and this has a delicious vanilla flavor that will make you think that you are drinking a glass of milk flavored like cake batter. * Since quality is a critical element of all of our products, we utilize an ultra refined whey isolate protein that scores 100 on the PDCAAS scale.
1. Early post-operative patients - Since this may be diluted to taste, there are virtually no issues with taste aversion. 2. Athletes - If you are a surgery patient turned athlete, this can help to flavor that boring water that you need to drink. Water is critical and taking your vitamins and calcium while hydrating makes it easier. 3. Anyone looking for a convenient alternative to pills or chewables.
People still order high density foods -- big fatty fast foods in the drive through -- six hundred calorie cheeseburgers, seven hundred calorie fries, and a Diet Coke, please! Breakfast is often huge stacks of pancakes, waffles, sides of bacon, upwards of one to two thousand calories in a single meal -- without batting an eyelash.
As my teenager used to roll her eyes and say - YOLO.
But, alas -- I not-so-fondly-remember how I gained up to my highest weight and it was before calories became a standard on menus. I look back at my lots of fast-food and take out days and only wish companies had added this type of nutritional information to at least GIVE ME THE HEADS UP AS TO WHAT I WAS PUTTING IN MY MOUTH BACK THEN.
Would I have still eaten that 20-pack of McNuggets? I own it.
It is likely, but I would have at least been aware of the impact:
And perhaps saved myself some of the drama of my FUTURE. Ten or more years ago, I might not have been as aware or willing to see the calories of the items on a menu. I would glaze over them, validate Why I Deserve This More Than A Day's Worth Of Calories In One Meal and then just forget that I had it. I might have even added on a dessert and forgot about that as well.
Even after having bariatric surgery, these behaviors sometimes cycle back. I often say that the inner-fat-girl (PLEASE DO NOT TAKE OFFENSE - she's MY INNER FAT GIRL - and I will ALWAYS HAVE ONE!) will just lapse and lose it. She'll blank, forgetting that she (ME!) is now a 144 lb "normal" sized woman with a rearranged gut, and try to order all sorts of Big Food That Does Not Work For The Smaller Sized Appetite.
HELL YES THIS GIRL WILL ORDER 2000 CALORIES WORTH OF RIBS AND SIDES AT ONE MEAL if I am not paying attention and hungry... And eat three. People like ME need those numbers on menus. I need to be shown what is the best nutritional option, because if it is there, I will order it.
Better, lighter options at restaurants aside from KIDS MENUS because they are ridiculous
Smaller portions of typical entrees, because sometimes you really DO want chicken parmesan, but not 1890 calories worth and aren't taking it home!
Label ALL TEH FOODS, ALL THE TIME. I am a food journaler, I actually DO want to know what I am eating. Journaling works.
What about you? Do you like calorie counts on menus? Does it change or alter you restaurant behavior? Does it make you feel guilty -- or worse about eating out?
Major finding: The incidence rate of heart failure during a median 15 years of prospective follow-up after bariatric surgery was 3.1 cases per 1,000 person-years, compared with 5.2/1,000 person-years in obese controls.
Data source: The Swedish Obese Subjects study included 2,010 obese subjects who underwent bariatric surgery in 1987-2001 and 2,037 closely matched obese controls. It is a nonrandomized, prospective, observational study.
Your brain after obesity surgery responds to food differently than before surgery and differently than it does after a behavioral weight program. Likewise, brain function improves in children with excess weight and low fitness after treatment with an aerobic exercise program. These observations come from two new studies in Obesity that provide a glimpse of the growing understanding about how obesity and its treatment affect brain function.
Amanda Bruce and colleagues compared functional MRI scans of a sample of patients before and after gastric banding surgery to scans from a matched sample of patients losing similar amounts of weight in a behavioral treatment program.
The demographics of the two samples were also matched. The found changes in brain responses to food for both groups after weight loss. But the nature of the changes were different.
The response to food cues by the banding patients suggested that the cues were less relevant and rewarding to them. Food cues seemed to command more attention from participants in behavioral weight programs than they did from band patients.
- See more at: http://conscienhealth.org/2013/10/your-brain-after-obesity-surgery/#sthash.hBbCJfvF.dpuf