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Can Fat Cells Return to the Areas Which Have Been Treated?

Can Fat Cells Return to the Areas Which Have Been Treated?

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One of the most common questions we receive at the Dr Lanzer Clinic is if fat cells can return after a mega liposuction surgery. The answer to this question is that the results obtained from mega liposuction are more long term, but only if the patient can maintain a healthy lifestyle after mega liposuction. For more information about maintaining the results after a mega lipo, please read the information provided by the Dr Lanzer Clinic below.

Seeking Advice from Our Dietician

Maintaining weight loss results often comes down to the right support and knowledge. Therefore, we recommend that all patients obtaining a mega liposuction surgery from the Dr Lanzer Clinic also book a consultation with our dietician. Our dietician can provide patients with valuable advice after their mega liposuction and ensure that the patient knows what to do to long term benefit from the procedure.

A Balanced Diet

The cornerstone of maintaining your ideal weight – and preventing fat cells from returning – is having a balanced diet. Even though our dietician can provide you with more information about a balanced diet, here are some of the essentials you need to know.

A balanced diet is considered as a diet that contains a variety of foods. These foods must provide an adequate amount of nutrients to guarantee good health for the patient. Let’s take a closer look at what your balanced diet should contain.

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Fruits & Vegetables

The most important foods in your diet are fruits and vegetables, since these are your sources of vitamins and minerals. Your entire diet should consist of a third of fruits and vegetables. Medical professionals also recommend eating at least five pieces of fruits and vegetables a day.

In this busy world, a lot of people lose track of their fruits and vegetables and choose quick solutions. However, incorporating fruits and vegetables are essential to maintain a healthy weight. Therefore, make sure you incorporate enough of them in your regular diet.

Starchy Foods

Starchy foods – which are foods such as potatoes, bread, rice, pasta and cereal – should make up at least a third of your diet; this is the same amount as fruits and vegetables. The reason why starchy foods are so important is because these foods contain good amounts of fibre and vitamins. Fibre helps with digestion, while vitamins are needed to keep the body healthy. By incorporating these wholegrain and wholemeal options in your diet, you can count on a higher amount of fibre and overall improved digestion.

Milk and Dairy Products

A balanced diet should also contain some milk and other dairy products. Cheese, yoghurt and milk in general are all good examples. Dairy products tend to contain copious amounts of calcium, which keep the bones and teeth strong.

Of course, not all dairy products are good for someone focussed on weight loss management. Many dairy products contain high amounts of fat. Therefore, it is best to look for dairy products that contain lower amounts of fat. Good examples of such products are skimmed milk, reduced fat cheese and low-sugar yoghurt.


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An increasingly large amount of patients now opt for Mega liposuction surgery procedures. For people focussed on weight loss, it is often better to choose wholegrain or wholemeal varieties of starchy foods; this could include brown rice, whole-wheat pasta and high-fibre bread.

If you’re looking to remove fat from the body, get a free consultation at Melbourne Mega Liposuction clinic with Dr Lanzer.

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Protein-Rich Foods

Even though dairy products are a good source of protein, there are other foods that could add more protein to your diet. Now, protein is an excellent nutrient for patients who are exercising heavily after their mega lipo, because protein helps to build more lean muscle.

One excellent source of protein is lean meat, which also contains numerous vitamins and minerals such as iron, zinc and vitamin B. Naturally, not all meat is lean, so be sure to look for lean options to add to your diet.

Another great source of quality protein is fish, so adding some fish into your regular diet is also necessary. Fish also contains numerous vitamins and minerals, but also omega-3 fatty acids that are important for good overall health.

Nutritionists recommend at least two portions of fish a week, which includes at least one portion of oily fish. Still, there are additional things to consider when choosing fish! Some types of fish can contain high levels of salt; this is usually the case for canned and smoked fish. Therefore, be sure to check the salt content of these types of fish before they add them to your diet. Not sure if a certain type of fish is good for your diet? Book a consultation with our dietician to ask for some advice.

Lastly, patients can also add some eggs and pulses to their diet to get more protein. They can also add some nuts for their high fibre content, which are still better than snacks filled with saturated fat. However, be sure not to eat too many of them, because nuts still contain high levels of fat. Therefore, moderation is key when it comes to including nuts in your diet.

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Reduce Sugar Consumption

Reducing your added sugar consumption is vital to maintain a healthy weight, since sugar is the number one cause of obesity and tooth decay. If you are prone to drinking a lot of sugary drinks, it is essential to replace those with water. Naturally, you can still enjoy some orange juice, apple juice or no added sugar sports drink.

When you choose some juice to add to your diet, be sure that the juice does not contain any added sugars. Some manufacturers will add sugar to orange juice to make it more addictive and sweeter, but these sugars could have a devastating effect on weight loss maintenance.

How Do I Make a Mega Liposuction Surgery Appointment with Dr Lanzer or the Dietician at the Dr Lanzer Clinic?

Do you want to explore your options to tackle overweight with our dietician? Or are you considering mega liposuction to kick-start your diet? Make an appointment at the Dr Lanzer Clinic by contacting us by telephone, email or website form.


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Let us know the procedure(s) you are considering and your details and we will get back to you with a time and day to suit you.

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