Back To Basics: Nutrition and Exercise as a Power Duo

Navigating the sea of fad diets and quick fixes can be overwhelming, but the truth remains clear: nutrition and exercise are critical to any weight loss approach, be it surgical or non-surgical. At New York Bariatric Group (NYBG), we help our patients integrate these core elements into the comprehensive weight-loss programs we offer.

NYBG is equipped to guide you with extensive resources and unwavering support in both medication management and lifestyle changes. While oral and injectable weight-loss medications can be effective short-term strategies, their long-term success and safety are still being researched and are unknown. This is where the importance of diet and exercise becomes paramount. 

Our expert team of dietitians outline 4 pillars of effective weight loss. Today, we’ll focus on the first two of these four pillars. 

  1. Good Food Choices
  2. Exercise
  3.  Hydration
  4. Sleep

Nutrition: Fueling Your Body 

A balanced diet is the cornerstone of every successful weight-loss strategy. Your body needs vital nutrients to support daily functions and overall health. At NYBG, our team of compassionate and knowledgeable dietitians helps patients meet their weight-loss objectives by crafting tailored meal, lifestyle, and sleep plans to suit each patient’s unique needs. 

Exercise: Moving Towards a Healthier Future

 Regular physical activity is indispensable in any medical weight-loss journey. Exercise not only facilitates calorie burning but also boosts metabolism, improves cardiovascular health, enhances mood, and builds muscle mass, all contributing to overall well-being. At NYBG, patients receive personalized exercise plans that are pivotal to their weight loss journey. Additionally, our Virtual Health Partners (VHP) app offers 24-hour support for nutrition, behavioral health, and exercise, ensuring patients are never alone in their journey. 

Comprehensive Support for Any Approach

Proper nutrition and regular exercise extend far beyond weight loss. They can reduce the risk of 
chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers, thereby improving quality and longevity of life. NYBG is committed to supporting you at every step with the best advice, resources, and expertise to help you achieve your weight-loss goals. 

Consistency is key! There is no one-size-fits-all solution, but the NYBG team continually adapts to each patient’s evolving needs throughout the program. 

New York Bariatric Group: Leading the Way in Weight Loss 

NYBG is the leader in comprehensive weight-loss solutions. We are a one-stop shop, offering long-term weight-loss surgery as well as medically-supervised weight loss such as oral and injectable medications. There is no one-size-fits-all solution to losing weight. At NYBG, we work with you to customize a weight-loss program that will work best for you. 

Oral and injectable weight-loss medications have been shown to be an effective short-term strategy, but the long-term effects and safety are still unknown. With our Medical Weight Loss Program, the ongoing supervision allows doctors to make necessary adjustments to a patient’s treatment plan based on their progress and changes to their health. 

Weight-loss surgery is the only proven long-term weight-loss solution. With decades of research, patients have seen sustainable weight loss. We offer multiple weight-loss surgery procedures and our doctors will work with you to find the right option. 

Our practice is the best around: 

  • Over 30 surgeons who are leaders in bariatrics, plastic surgery, and medical weight loss. 
  • 42,000 successful procedures performed with more being performed every day.
  • The #1 gastric balloon practice by volume – most balloons placed in the United States.
  • Access to online seminars, support groups, cooking demos, and Q-and-A sessions
  • 100s of videos for patients explaining procedures, answering common questions, and showingcasing previous patients 
  • Multiple offices located in three states; NY, NJ, CT
  •  Offering in-person and virtual consultations 
  • Since 2000, we boast over 23 years of success!

All of our hospitals are Metabolic Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) accredited facilities, which is a prestigious designation bestowed upon only the top-quality bariatric programs. 

Stop waiting; start achieving better health today. Together, we’ve got this!

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Back To Basics: Nutrition and Exercise as a Power Duo


Lost 145lbs

Thomas' success story

I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man.

Everybody treated me like a king. The day of surgery, I was excited. The hospital couldn’t be any nicer. I went in for surgery. An hour later, I came out a new man. My recovery was awesome. I was out of bed that day. My wife and kids were my motivation on getting this surgery. They are my whole life. I’m happy I’m going to be around for them.

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