Are you taking CARBO-STOP?

01/27/2012  by WLS Vitamins Staff

Carbohydrates, or sugars are the body's primary energy source. By stopping the absorption of this "outside energy", we can force our body to use stored forms of energy, namely our fat stores. CARBO-STOP contains all organic ingredients, and can help speed up your weight loss.

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Protein and Essential Fatty Acids (EFA) for Bariatric Patients

01/26/2012  by WLS Vitamins Staff

The body's protein is found primarily in its solid organs; the skeletal muscle, hear, lever, and kidneys. Protein is what gives the body strength and form; it is the fuel for your body. If you do not ingest enough protein, your body will use its own muscles and other solid organs as an energy source, leading to muscle atrophy. Protein is essential to our bodies in time of stress and health.

Essential Fatty Acids or EFA's are necessary for inflammatory and immune responses. A defi...

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Vitamin D for Bariatric Weight Loss Patients

01/26/2012  by WLS Vitamins Staff

Vitamin D is essential for Bariatric Patients. Vitamin D is needed for calcium absorption. The function of Vitamins D is to maintain normal levels of calcium and phosphorous. This in turn can help prevent for osteoporosis for bariatric patients. All body cells have Vitamin D receptors which help control normal cell growth. Continuing research is reporting that we as a nation are suffering from Vitamin D deficiency for many reasons: long winter months and a fear of direct sunlight are two key rea...

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Vitamin B for Weight Loss Surgery Patients

01/25/2012  by WLS Vitamins Staff

Vitamin B should be a vital component to all Bariatric diets. Vitamin B complex is needed for the breakdown of glucose into energy, and also for the regulation of a healthy nervous system. Deficiencies include dry skin, wrinkles, dermatitis, anxiety and depression.

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LONG-TERM OUTCOMES OF PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES WHO UNDERWENT LAPAROSCOPIC GASTRIC BANDING

08/01/2010  by SOARD vol.6 #4

There is a significant positive effect on patients with Diabetes Type 2 who have undergone a Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band. There is even more evidence that the patients who have had the band for at least five years have notice a significant reduction in their HbA1C level. Nearly 80% of the patients who have undergone the procedure report an overall rate of improvement in their diabetes or a total remission. This study of course includes patients who have had continuing follow-up for thes...

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