Blog Posts in December, 2017

What Happens to Fat When You Lose Weight?

Gastric bypass surgery can help patients lose a great deal of weight within a short window of time, but where exactly does all the fat go? It’s commonly thought that when fat is burned, ...
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Want to Know Your Body Composition?

Benefits: tracking your weight loss and exercise effects on your body. What Does it Measure? 1. Energy: Resting energy expenditure, physical activity level, and total energy consumption. 2. Fluid: ...
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Reintroducing Exercise to Your Routine After Weight Loss Surgery

The rapid fat loss associated with bariatric surgery also involves the loss of muscle. This is one major reason why you’ll need to exercise regularly after having a gastric sleeve procedure. ...
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Where Will Your Weight Loss Surgery Take Place?

If you’ve chosen Dr. Brian Mirza of Bariatric Care Centers to perform your gastric sleeve or gastric bypass surgery, you may have the procedure at any of three area hospitals. Dr. Mirza holds ...
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What Does Yo-Yo Dieting Do to Your Health?

Yo-yo dieting, also known as weight cycling, is a repetitive pattern of weight loss, weight gain, and weight loss again—and so on. Yo-yo dieters tend to try one new diet after another. Even if ...
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  • Comprehensive approach to weight loss surgery with continued follow-up.
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  • Dr. Mirza will spend time with you and evaluate you personally, at the office and at the hospital.