byproduct of anaerobic (or high-intensity) exercise that
collects in the muscles and causes soreness, stiffness and
a serious condition caused by the build up of lactic acid
which is produced from glucose when there is not enough
oxygen. Similar effects as ketoacidosis.
Lactose: a sugar found in
Lactose Intolerance:A condition
that results from inability to digest lactose. Very common
in non-european adults
a minimally invasive surgical method in which specially
trained surgeons use slender instruments and advanced camera
systems to perform delicate surgeries inside the abdominal
Obesity Surgery:Also known as laparoscopic bariatric
surgery. A minimally invasive bariatric surgery performed
using slender instruments and advanced camera systems.
minimally invasive surgical procedure performed using slender
instruments and advanced camera systems.
inflatable ring installed around a patient's stomach; functions
to limit the intake of food into the stomach and to control
the release of food into the small intestine.
known as adjustable lapband surgery, laparoscopic gastric
banding, gastric banding, and adjustable gastric banding.
A bariatric surgery in which surgeons install an inflatable
ring around the upper portion of the stomach.
The pair of fan- shaped muscles across your middle and lower
back that attach the arms to the spine. They work to pull
your arms down and back
Eating: A technique in weight management where low
calorie, high volume foods are eaten first, before high
calorie, low volume foods are eaten ...a logical progression
of filling up with certain foods/liquids before other foods
Lean Body Mass:The
fat-free mass or part of the body including all its components
except adipose tissue
or eliminating long-held habits of eating or physical activity
and maintaining the new habits over months and years.
flexible, non-elastic tissue that connects bone to bone.
Ligament injuries can be sprains or tears
family of compounds that includes triglycerides (fats and
oils), phospholipids and sterols
basic unit of volume in the metric system. One liter equals
discharge after delivery. Continues for up to six weeks.
Low Calorie High
volume Foods:Foods low in calories, but high in volume
(lettuce, broccoli, carrots and vegetable soups for example)
so they more easily fill the stomach
Low volume lipoproteins
LDL:Lipoprotein particles that are formed from vldl
(very low density lipoprotein) particles. They transport
cholesterol to the cells of the body. Elevated levels of
ldl are most clearly associated with arteriosclerosis (hardening
of the arteries)