How Weight Loss Surgery Can Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose the extra weight and keep it off, make sure you’re using the right approach. For many people, diet and exercise can only do so much to help you lose those extra pounds and keep them off for the long-term. If you have struggled with your weight for some time now, or are stuck in a cycle of yo-yo dieting, don’t overlook the benefits of weight loss surgery that can help you keep the weight off for good. Bariatric surgery continues to be a viable solution for obese patients who want to lose weight and are ready to adopt a new lifestyle.
Here are some ways weight loss surgery can help you keep your New Year’s resolutions:
1. Lose the weight slowly.
One of the biggest problems with fad diets and crash diets is that you can lose a significant amount of weight fairly quickly, but you are just as likely to regain the lost weight fast when you stop dieting. You may also end up adopting some unhealthy eating habits during this process, which only hampers future efforts to lose weight. Weight loss surgery can help you lose those extra pounds slowly and consistently while you make healthy lifestyle changes.
2. Adopt healthy lifestyle habits.
One of the keys to success with any weight loss program is that you need to change your lifestyle in order to keep the weight off. Undergoing weight loss surgery demands some major lifestyle changes — you will need to eat small meals every few hours because your stomach will be much smaller and you will not be able to eat the same amount or certain types of food without discomfort. You will also need to make healthier food choices and get into the habit of exercising regularly.
3. Motivates you to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Once you start seeing the weight come off and you find yourself making positive changes to support your weight loss goals, you may feel much more motivated to stick with the program. Weight loss surgery can be the inspiration you need to make a positive change in your life.
Are you ready to reach those weight loss goals in the upcoming new year? Schedule your bariatric surgery consultation at the Surgical Arts of Inland Empire today!