You're Taking The Road to Weight Loss Quiz--ARCHIVE

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1. Keeping water nearby and staying hydrated can help with weight loss. True or False?

True
False

Good call!
Water helps your body metabolize calories. The more water in your system, the better you digest food – to a limit. (You don’t need to drink 8 glasses every day.)

Not quite.
Water helps your body metabolize calories. The more water in your system, the better you digest food – to a limit. (You don’t need to drink 8 glasses every day.)

2. All calories are the same. True or False?

True
False

Sweet!
Complex carbohydrates - fruits, veggies, whole grains - slow digestion, while simple sugars like candy and soda race to your system.

Good guess, but...
Complex carbohydrates - fruits, veggies, whole grains - slow digestion, while simple sugars like candy and soda race to your system.

3. Which of the following is proven not to be helpful to weight loss?

a. Replacing simple sugars with complex carbs
b. Skipping one meal each day
c. Replacing sedentary habits with physical activity

Skip ahead!
Skipping meals makes you hungry, which can lead to overeating.

Not really.
Skipping meals really doesn't help. It just makes you hungry, which often results in overeating.

4. Which of the following is not true about Bariatric Weight Loss surgery?

a. It requires an extended hospital stay
b. You can eat normal meals as soon as six weeks after surgery
c. Only a single small incision is required

Right on!
Bariatric surgery patients usually discharge the day after surgery, or one day later, depending on how well they feel.

Sorry - all those choices were true except a.
Bariatric surgery patients are typically discharged the day after surgery, or sometimes one day later, depending on how well they feel.

5. The average weight loss in the first year after Bariatric Weight Loss surgery is…

a. 50 lbs
b. 75 lbs
c. 100 lbs

Amazing, isn't it?
On average, patients of Bariatric Center at Saint Francis lose 100 lbs the first year following surgery.

More than that!
On average, patients of Bariatric Center at Saint Francis lose 100 lbs the first year following surgery.

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Amazing how many myths are floating around about weight loss, isn't it? If you need help losing weight, give Bariatric Center at Saint Francis a call!
860-714-7128
See the Bariatric Center Website for more information.