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Super Bowl Sunday the 2nd Biggest Day for Excessive Eating and Overindulgence

New York Bariatric Group Provides Long Term Weight Loss Solutions Through Safe & Innovative Types of Bariatric Surgery

New Hyde Park, NY  – Super Bowl Sunday is the favorite unofficial holiday of the year for hundreds of millions of Americans. Alarmingly though, it’s also a day for excessive eating and overindulgence, ranking 2nd only to Thanksgiving in terms of food consumption according to the American Institute of Food Distribution.

The New York Bariatric Group wants to educate the public not only of the excessive levels of calories which can consumed in one day, but that also for many people this is more than a once per year binge, but a regular or semi-regular occurrence which they may not even realize.

The Super Bowl Sunday snacking statistics are staggering. For instance, the average American Super Bowl watcher will take in 1,200 calories during the game through snacking alone, equaling 33 billion pounds of snacks being consumed across the nation. That accounts to over 27 billion calories and 1.8 billion grams of fat just from potato chips!

There are ways to combat the extravagance though. Veggie trays, fresh salsa, and low calorie soft drinks can all help to shave off that excess intake. Staying active by getting up off the couch and taking walks can also help to counteract the indulgence.

Compulsive eaters who are the most susceptible to more regular binges such as occurs over Super Bowl Sunday may be qualified for weight loss surgery.

Weight loss surgery is now covered by many insurance policies, providing a realistic avenue for individuals facing obesity and related health issues to change their life for the better, quickly and dramatically. It’s also proven to provide the best results and success rate for long term weight loss.

Recovery times and other associated issues with bariatric surgery have also been vastly improved. Today, procedures such as the gastric sleeve and Lap-Band can be performed through one virtually scarless single incision via laparoscopic surgery.

For more information, prospective patients are encouraged to speak with the expert team at the New York Bariatric Group by calling 800-633-8446. To see firsthand success stories and to learn about the comprehensive bariatric program offered at one of the country’s leading clinics, visit StopObesityForLife.com.


About the New York Bariatric Group

The New York Bariatric Group was formed by four of the country’s leading bariatric surgeons. Together, they provide innovative and successful treatments to fight obesity, including all types of bariatric surgery, such as laparoscopic banding, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and more. Their surgical team has extensive experience, and NYBG provides an unmatched bariatric program that produces real weight loss success, with patient education, mentorships, support groups, and ongoing assistance with nutrition and post-surgery lifestyle. Visit the New York Bariatric Group online at StopObesityForLife.com, or call them at 800-633-8446.

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Our team is happy to speak with you and help you understand any of the treatments we offer, or answer any questions you have. Please call and speak with us at 800-633-8446, or read more about the surgical and non-surgical options we offer here.

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What our patients are saying

“The staff and doctors at the New York Bariatric Group are amazing! They are always patient, helpful, and very understanding and pro-active with questions, problems, etc. After Lap Band surgery I feel fantastic. For the last 6 years I have not had to worry if my clothes would fit. I have been able to maintain my weight loss, and have so much more energy.”

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"Dr. Holover has a great personality, I love him, I consider him a good friend, and I recommend him to everyone. He and his staff are amazing. I thought my recovery would be worse, but it wasn’t. It was great. After a couple of days I was back on my feet and going, with three boys you don’t have time to be down. Now, my kids have to keep up with me!"

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"My results are incredible; I can go to any store and find clothes that fit, I don’t have to go to the big and tall store anymore. My family and friends say I look great, but more so are so happy about my health. Definitely go for it, it is well worth it."

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"My recovery was very easy, I started moving around pretty quick because the nurses had me up and about. Dr. Angstadt has a great bedside manner, a cheerful disposition and is very knowledgeable. He was genuinely concerned for me, he answered all of my questions and put me at ease. I couldn’t be happier, I think it is the best decision I ever made."

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"I was concerned about my health, my blood pressure, cholesterol, my mobility, my flexibility. A few friends told me about NYBG and I went to a seminar. I wanted to live a healthier life and live a long life. My recovery was great, after a week I was 100%. My doctor, Dr. Sekhar, has the best personality in the world."

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"I had a couple of friends who had bariatric surgery done by Dr. Garber a few years back and I decided to make the appointment. My favorite thing about the surgery is not being able to eat that much, eating whatever I want but in smaller portions. My results are amazing"

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*Individual results may vary.

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