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Monday, October 14, 2013

Stern Tough Love on Snacking

5 Day Pouch Test August Bulletin:

Tough Love on Snacking

I Fall Flowers hope this newsletter finds you warm and well this second week of October. Thanks for spending time with me in our monthly 5DPT Bulletin.

Today we continue our discussion of the Four Rules - we are at Number 3: No Snacking. It's a tough one and I dare say most of will or have struggled with snacking following weight loss surgery. And, as you will see from the articles in this newsletter, not all bariatric centers follow the same Four Rules that include no snacking. But what is consistent, across the front lines of those of us living with weight loss surgery, is that out-of-control snacking on poorly chosen foods leads to a stall in weight loss and may possibly lead to weight gain. So please, take a look at the information here and revisit the information you were provided at the time of your surgery. Find your personal position on the "No Snacking" rule based on knowledge, experience, and environment -- it is the most empowering thing you can do for yourself in this ongoing battle of weight management in a world where it is much easier to be fat.

If you haven't heard, the LivingAfterWLS publications, including the 5DPT Owner's Manual, are now available as eBooks. Check your favorite store or visit the LivingAfterWLS General Store to learn more. Enjoy!

I wish you the very best today and always!

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1 comment:

Lauren Martin said...

It is really important to follow the suggested dietary guidelines after undergoing a bariatric surgery . Because doing surgery will help you to reduce your weight, but only dieting and regular exercise will help you to maintain that weight.