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Protein for Vegetarian Bariatric Patients

Protein for Vegetarian Bariatric Patients

As you may already know, during a period after surgery you will be on a liquid diet, and getting enough protein is one of the most important factors in the equation for lasting results. If you are vegan or vegetarian and just went through surgery or plan to do so,...
Balancing Hormones after Surgery

Balancing Hormones after Surgery

You may have heard of hormone imbalance before, or perhaps your surgeon has asked you to get lab tests, but how important is it really to have our hormones balanced? Gastric surgery is known as the most effective therapy for long-term weight loss, and most of it...
Is Collagen a Main Source of Protein?

Is Collagen a Main Source of Protein?

At Mexicali Bariatric Center, we are always up to date with the latest in science to make sure you receive quality attention and only the best recommendations. Our goal is to help you reach your ideal weight with the least trouble possible, all the while improving...
Can Feeling Hungry Sabotage Weight Loss Goals?

Can Feeling Hungry Sabotage Weight Loss Goals?

After bariatric surgery, you are on your way to achieving the important goal of reaching your ideal weight by adopting healthy eating habits and regular exercise. And as you already know, doing these two things properly is crucial to achieving another great goal: the...
Why Exercising Alone Won’t Make You Lose Weight

Why Exercising Alone Won’t Make You Lose Weight

Why Exercising Alone Won’t Make You Lose Weight For a long time, the idea that exercise is the way to get rid of extra pounds was considered valid until research began demonstrating that exercise alone isn’t the most effective way of losing enough weight; a...
Two Things You Should Avoid Before Bariatric Surgery

Two Things You Should Avoid Before Bariatric Surgery

Two Things You Should Avoid Before Bariatric Surgery If you are ready to take the step towards recovering your ideal weight by having made the decision to undergo bariatric surgery, you are ready to follow your physician’s recommendations which will guarantee...
How Much Protein After Bariatric Surgery

How Much Protein After Bariatric Surgery

Following a proper diet after surgery is essential to lose weight and keep you healthy and protein is fundamental for any diet; however, after surgery, it becomes very important. It’s common knowledge that protein is the building block of muscles, but the truth is...
Gastric Bypass and Acid Reflux

Gastric Bypass and Acid Reflux

In our series of acid reflux we need to talk about gastric bypass, the gold standard of the weight loss surgery, and basically the surgery that will help you if you have reflux with any other surgery. But, what happens if you already have a bypass and you have acid...
Gastric Sleeve and Acid Reflux

Gastric Sleeve and Acid Reflux

Today we will keep talking about acid reflux. One of the special cases where we can find more acid reflux is with the gastric sleeve. The gastric sleeve surgery is a high-pressure surgery. When we staple and cut the stomach and we do a proper gastric sleeve, we remove...