After Liposuction, How to Keep the Fat Off?

Liposuction is a very common cosmetic procedure that removes unwanted fat and improves body contouring. Although liposuction is an effective way to improve a person’s body shape and even help to lose some weight, it’s important that people who have undergone liposuction keep the fat off by eating healthy and doing exercise properly.

Eating Healthy
The best way to maintain the body weight and prevent fat from depositing in certain areas and internal organs (visceral fat) is to eat a healthy diet. A diet with a lot of fats and simple carbohydrates will cause you to gain weight very quickly, and significant part of this weight will be visceral fat. This fat is actually much more dangerous than the surface fat that is removed by liposuction. To prevent this, you should eat more vegetables and lean meats.

There are many types of vegetables and fruits you can eat to get the nutrients you need. They are low in calories and have little to no fat, and they have plenty of vitamins and dietary fibers. Avoid eating large amounts of sweets that are full of sugar and fat.

You may also learn the concept of glycemic index in food. The goal of the low-glycemic diet is to eat unprocessed, unrefined carbohydrates in combination with healthy proteins and fats to improve satiety by keeping digestion slow. The quick release of glucose triggers a hormone response that tells your brain you’re hungry again, which is problematic for the dieters in Minnesota, who are trying to reduce their overall calorie intake. Some examples of good low glycemic foods include oatmeal, beans and vegetables. Some examples of high glycemic foods that can cause a spike in blood sugar include some fruit juices, breads, starchy foods like potatoes and sweets, and baked goods.

Drinking Water
Drinking water is a great way to help lose more weight, as it provides a feeling of fullness before you begin eating your food. Moreover, water also boosts metabolism because your body has to work to bring the ingested liquid to your core temperature.

Just by drinking two glasses of H2O prior to eating your meals, you can lose up to an additional 6 to 7 pounds per year. Water does the job and it does the job well. It’s also zero calories and you can get it straight from your kitchen faucet. Overall, consuming H2O has many health benefits and provides an easy and convenient way to lose weight.

Doing More Exercise
Some people may think that liposuction makes them look and feel so good that they no longer worry about eating right and starting an exercise regimen. This is not the case. People who get liposuction and then don’t exercise or eat right could slowly get fat deposited in the lipo-ed areas again. Exercising after the procedure is actually even more important than exercising before it.

In the first two weeks after liposuction, you won’t be able to do much exercise, but you can do simple exercise during your recovery period, such as walking. Actually, walking around the house right after the procedure is important to prevent surgical complications, especially deep vein thrombosis.

After you have fully recovered, which will take about four weeks, you should start a proper exercise regimen. By exercising approximately 30 minutes for at least three to four days a week, it not only prevents the fat depositing, but it also improves your cardiovascular and pulmonary functions. Jogging, walking and running are good cardio exercises. Light weightlifting and other toning exercises can give you an even more attractive shape and figure.

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