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REALIZE Personalized Banding Solution

The Realize banding solution is more than just a gastric band that is designed to help you lose weight. This gastric band is a solution that will help you get on the road to a new life. Realize will help you attain a healthier life, give you more confidence, energy and the ability to live the life you've always dreamed of.

The REALIZE Band was designed and developed with your safety and comfort in mind. The band is a strong, flexible silicone structure made entirely of biocompatible materials. With the REALIZE Band, weight loss occurs at a natural and healthy rateó ranging from 1- 2 pounds per week.

With the REALIZE Band, weight loss occurs at a natural and healthy rateó ranging from 1- 2 pounds per week on average. The Realize personal banding solution makes you feel full sooner which results in less food that you consume at one time and makes it easier for you to adjust to healthy eating and lifestyle habits.

The adjustable Realize Band divides the stomach into two parts: a small upper pouch and a lower stomach. The upper pouch can only hold about 4 ounces (1/2 cup) of food. For this reason, you will feel full sooner and longer than usual.

To maximize the benefits of the REALIZE Band, you should eat several small nutritionally balanced meals each day. Remember it will still be important to eat foods that are low in calories, fat, cholesterol, and sugar. Also: A New Year...A New Life...A new YOU! Click here to get started!

  • Remember to chew slowly and take smaller bites and
  • Include protein in your meals which will help you feel full longer
  • Avoid high-calorie drinks
  • Drink more water
Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery

The more you know about the surgical procedure, the less anxiety you are likely to experience on the day of surgery. Gastric banding is a specific type of bariatric surgery that limits food intake by causing you to feel full after eating a small amount of food. During gastric banding surgery, an adjustable band is placed around the uppermost part of the stomach. The band divides the stomach into two portions: one small and one large portion.

Since the stomach is divided into smaller parts, most patients feel full faster, thereby decreasing their need for large amounts of food to satisfy their hunger. No part of your stomach is stapled or removed during surgery. Likewise, the intestines are not rerouted and can continue to absorb nutrients from food.

For more information about this procedure, visit: http://lapband.obeseinfo.com/realize-gastric-banding.htm

 

 

 

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