Get empowered to safely keep the weight off after surgery If you're reading this, odds are you have made the very important decision to improve your health by undergoing weight loss surgery. Hats off to you—it's no small feat and could very well have saved your life! While your surgeon provided you with the tool to assist you in losing weight, making that tool work is up to you—and that's where this sensitive and authoritative guide comes in. In Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition you'll find the fail-safe, easy-to-follow guidance you need to make smart, informed choices as you adopt a healthy eating regimen to your lifestyle. Packed with 100 plus delicious recipes, healthy recommendations, the latest information on grasping the ingredients in your food, expert tips on meal planning and shopping, and so much more, you'll find everything you need to safely keep those pounds coming off post-surgery. Successfully navigate a post-surgery lifestyle Get the lowdown on the latest dietary guidelines Know which foods to buy and how to prepare them Stay on track with meal planning, setting up your kitchen, and more Losing those initial pounds through surgery is just the first step—and this book helps you make the lifelong lifestyle changes needed to maintain your weight without sacrificing the pleasure of eating delicious food.
Introduction 1 Part 1: Eating Right with Every Bite 5 CHAPTER 1: Fueling the New You: Ingredients for Success 7 CHAPTER 2: Dietary Guidelines for the First Few Months After Surgery 13 CHAPTER 3: Keeping the Weight Off: Healthy Eating for Life 37 CHAPTER 4: Planning to Succeed: The Art of Meal Planning 69 CHAPTER 5: Kitchen and Pantry Makeover 83 CHAPTER 6: Top Tips for Food Preparation and Cooking 97 Part 2: Now You’re Cooking! Healthy and Delicious Dishes 117 CHAPTER 7: Balanced Breakfasts 119 CHAPTER 8: Bunches of Lunches and Brunches 135 CHAPTER 9: Umm Tastes Like Chicken: Poultry Dishes 157 CHAPTER 10: Let’s Meat in the Kitchen: Beef and Pork Recipes 175 CHAPTER 11: Let’s Not Forget: Lamb and Other Meats 195 CHAPTER 12: Catching On to Fish and Seafood 209 CHAPTER 13: Viva la Vegetarian 231 Part 3: Simple Recipes to Enjoy Any Time 251 CHAPTER 14: Scrumptious Smoothies 253 CHAPTER 15: Alluring Appetizers 267 CHAPTER 16: Sumptuous Soups and Stews 283 CHAPTER 17: Completing the Meal: Vegetables and Side Dishes 293 CHAPTER 18: Smart Snacking 311 CHAPTER 19: Divine Desserts 323 CHAPTER 20: Super Simple Cooking for One or Two 339 Part 4: The Part of Tens 353 CHAPTER 21: Ten Tips for Long-Term Success 355 CHAPTER 22: Ten Easy-to-Prepare Meals Your Family Will Love 361 Index 371
Brian K. Davidson is the coauthor of Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies. Sarah Krieger, MPH, RDN, LDN is a registered and licensed dietician.
Keep the weight off after surgery Know which foods to eat and which foods to avoid Includes more than 150 healthy and satisfying recipes Get cooking—and keep the weight off Hats off to you! Weight loss surgery very well could have saved your life—and will undoubtedly improve the quality of your day-to-day existence. While your surgeon provided you with the tool to assist you in losing weight, making that tool work is up to you. Inside, you'll find the fail-safe, easy-to-follow guidance you need to safely adopt a healthy eating regimen post-surgery. Packed with 150+ recipes, dietician-approved recommendations, and more, this book offers everything you need to keep those pounds coming off. Inside … The latest dietary guidelines Tips on meal planning Enjoy the benefits of healthier eating Make delicious meals for everyone Enjoy snacks, smoothies,and more