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Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-28615-8
408 pages
November 2016
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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.

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Table of Contents

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

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Author Information

Brian K. Davidson is the coauthor of Weight Loss Surgery For Dummies.
Sarah Krieger, MPH, RDN, LDN is a registered and licensed dietician.

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