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How OCC Cares for Complications

Just minutes south of San Diego, Obesity Control Center is one of the first International Centers of Excellence outside the United States. We are proud to be one of the most accredited hospitals with certified surgeons in the world. While our entire hospital is dedicated to offering weight-loss procedures within the highest levels of safety, […]

Get An Energy Boost After Bariatric Surgery

Just minutes south of San Diego, the Obesity Control Center, a trusted weight loss service, offers solutions for a healthier life. As an industry-leading metabolic weight loss Center of Excellence, we have helped people from around the world achieve their weight-loss goals using lifestyle changes and the safest and most modern techniques in bariatric surgery. […]

5 Ways to Mentally and Emotionally Prepare for Your Bariatric Procedure

At the Obesity Control Center, a weight loss service center just minutes south of San Diego, we understand how bariatric surgery is a lifelong journey that will instigate drastic changes not just in your body but your lifestyle as well. It can be an overwhelming road ahead as you take on this life-changing opportunity–one that […]

5 Tips For Healthier Eating in 2021

Change can be challenging, but creating a healthy lifestyle does not have to mean taking one drastic leap. Even the smallest steps, such as smarter, healthier eating habits, can make a difference in your health and weight-loss journey. And besides, why not let the new year be the start of the new you? Having performed […]

OCC’s Chief Nutritionist Shares Her Favorite Fall Recipes for Healthy Living

Bariatric surgery can help you get your weight and health back on track, and nutritious eating is part of this overall process. Before surgery, patients should be preparing for certain dietary adjustments that will come after surgery, to help ensure their body is getting the nutrients it needs to heal and drop excess weight. When […]

Can Bariatric Surgery Cure More Than Just Obesity?

At Obesity Control Center (OCC), we treat people of all ages and sizes. With the highest safety standards in the field and over 23,000 surgeries performed, our results are unparalleled. Combined with having the lowest complication rate on record, being innovators within the bariatric realm, with experts in revision surgery and a cutting-edge facility, choosing […]

The top 5 questions of the Ketogenic Diet or Low Carb High Fat (LCHF) diet.

What is it? The ketogenic diet (aka “keto diet”) or low carb high fat diet (LCHF) is an eating plan designed to use fat instead of carbohydrates as an energy source. Fat for energy may be sourced from food or from stored fat in your own body. First, your body needs to be able to […]

TLC : Therapeutic low carb

Therapeutic Low Carb (TLC) Challenging times require an action plan. What can we do? A lot. We can focus on reducing the risks and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family and others. This pandemic hit us all by surprise. No one was prepared for it….

TCR™: THERAPEUTIC CARBOHYDRATE RESTRICTION

Therapeutic Carbohydrate Restriction: The TCR™ Lifestyle Program Challenging times require an action plan. What can we do? A lot. We can focus on reducing the risks and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself, your family and others. We need to get down to basics. This pandemic hit us all by surprise. No one was prepared […]

What Food to Eat After Weight Loss Surgery – FAQ on Macros & Calories

Weight Loss Surgery 0 – 3 Months Post-op As part of your post-operative care, you will be given special dietary guidelines that you will need to follow closely during the first 6 weeks from surgery to prevent complications and for proper healing of your new stomach pouch. After 6 weeks,…