Gastric Bypass Cupcakes, Yummy in the Tummy.

Gastric Bypass CupcakesNo, gastric bypass cupcakes are not cupcakes made with icing that resembles fat; nor are they cupcakes in the shape of a stomach. It is not advisable to stuff oneself with a pizza after receiving the surgery; instead, there are many foods that can be ingested and the recipes are found online, these cupcakes are part of the collection.

According to the Daily Mail in the UK, one fellow lost 750 lbs after gastric bypass surgery but needed to go on a diet in order to lose the entirety of the weight. He said that he went from eating KFC daily to protein shakes and puree. Fortunately, one does not have to eat cardboard after the surgery, there are alternatives and these gastric bypass cupcakes are one friendly choice. An option that many Americans could stand to choose.

Gastric bypass surgery is becoming more common with the onset of a growing number of obese individuals that live in the US. Wiki How describes the alarming trend. At an epidemic level there are now 58 million overweight people in the US, 40 million are obese and 3 million are morbidly obese. 78% of Americans need to be more physically active, 25% are sedentary and there was a 76% increase in type II diabetes in 30-40 year olds since 1990.

It is no wonder that there are so many people receiving treatment for obesity. The diet of the American population is too rich. Super-sizing food is starting to translate into a super-sized population. So, what sort of treatments are available for an expanding waist band? There is gastric bypass surgery but also available is sleeve gastrectomy, which a morbidly obese Saudi two-year old recently had performed. Accordingly, there is lap band, bariatric surgery and tummy tucks. Finally, one could seek laser treatment, liposuction or to go really crazy and just diet.

All of these treatments must be combined with a healthy diet in order for them to be truly effective. There are gastric bypass diet blogs where one can find a range of healthy foods to eat after surgery. Some people, having had the surgery, go vegan and others likely adhere to the regular dieting fads like Paleo, No Carbs, Weight Watchers and more. It appears that there are many fans of gastric bypass cupcakes.

The recipe for one of these creations is simple. From Bariatric Foodie, Nik’s “Thingamajigee” Protein Cupcakes are made with overripe bananas, eggs, sweetener, cinnamon, nutmeg, chocolate protein powder, unsweetened cocoa powder, salt and baking soda. Simple and yummy. Of note, there is an absence of butter, milk and other fattening ingredients normally found in cupcakes.

Besides gastric bypass cupcakes, there are other delectable delights found on Bariatric Foodie. Check out  the yummy Buffalo Wing Cheese balls, Moroccan Curried Cheese Log, Chicken Nuggets, Mexican Lasagna and Chicken Bacon Ranch Wrap. All this, one can eat while dieting? Sounds too good to be true but alas it is not.

This type of dieting could be done after gastric bypass surgery but also could be done at any time. After all, over 58 million Americans need to lose weight. Move over Paleo diet, the Gastric Bypass Diet is making tracks.

by: Nicole Drawc

Sources:
Daily Mail
Wiki Answers
The Gastric Bypass Vegan
Bariatric Foodie

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