Through winter, and beyond!

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By guest blog Alex Sherman Winter is here! It can be especially hard to maintain or begin any weight-loss journey as the weather gets colder. Our bodies attempt to maintain warmth by holding on to calories via our food intake. Resetting or adjusting current goals to account for any winter changes is important. You might […]

Do you know your eating style?

Date: 29 May 2017
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Post by Guest Blogger Alex Sherman There are certain types of food we are told to eat or avoid if we want to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. However, something that is very important to think about is our eating style ; the way we eat, when we eat, and why we eat. […]

Mediterranean Diet and Weight Loss Surgery

Date: 02 May 2017
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Post by Guest Blogger Alex Sherman The Mediterranean diet has gained popularly because of a number of associated health benefits. But what exactly are the benefits and how can you easily follow this way of eating? The Mediterranean diet is the food patterns of countries such as Greece, Italy, Turkey and Croatia. Scientific explanation of […]

The Language of Food Labels

Date: 18 Apr 2017
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'The Language of Food Labels' by guest blogger, Alex Sherman

Post by Guest Blogger Alex Sherman Imagine you are at the supermarket, wandering the aisles, when you come across a brand new type of breakfast cereal. Bright colours scream from the front of the packet; it boasts it is “All Natural!” “Healthy” and “Full of Vitamins and Minerals!”. Feeling a bit suspicious? Sometimes you should […]

BARIATRIC SURGERY: THE WHYS AND WHEREFORES

Date: 22 Mar 2017
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BARIATRIC SURGERY: THE WHYS AND WHEREFORES

Bariatric surgery, more commonly known as weight loss surgery, refers to any surgery designed to reduce weight and improve metabolic health. Bariatric surgery may be recommended for people who have a very high body mass index (over 35 or 40) and often, related health disorders, such as diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure or fatty […]

Why We Need Our Supplements

Date: 01 Dec 2016
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do I need supplements after weight loss surgery?

Post by Guest Blogger Alex Sherman Post-op is a crucial time for patients to maintain nutrient levels for successful recovery and to continue their weight-loss journey. We know that protein is important for muscle maintenance after surgery, but how about nerve function, or energy metabolism? Micronutrients are our vitamins, minerals, fatty acids and antioxidants. To […]

Brand New Infuser Bottles

Date: 11 Nov 2016
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Check out our brand new water bottles which have just arrived in clinic and on our online store! The best part – they are infuser water bottles! So many of our patients say that they have trouble drinking plain water, as it just does not seem to go down well. Infuser water bottle are great […]

Top Tips for Surgery SUCCESS

Date: 03 Nov 2016
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We are often asked what our top tips for weight loss surgery are, or what the most important things are to focus on. So we have summaried our main guidelines around surgery into a fun acronym for surgery SUCCESS! What do you think? What do you like? What would you change? Surgery is safe, effective […]

Does Sleep Really Make a Difference to My Weight Loss Success?

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Yes! Have you ever wondered why when you are tired you want to eat more? Your body subconsciously wants you to consume more calories at the point of fatigue, as it is attempting to increase energy levels the only way it knows how when you are awake: by eating. Absentminded calorie consumption is common when […]

What is Normal Weight Loss?

Date: 12 Aug 2016
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After surgery it can be difficult to know what to expect. Everyone is different, and it can be hard not to compare yourself to others. Below is a graph of how we find many of our patients expect their weight loss to occur. And it is fair enough to think this way! Your diet and […]

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