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 […]

Seven Essential Post-Surgery Tips for Weight Loss Success

Date: 07 Oct 2016
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Seven Essential Post-Surgery Tips for Weight-Loss Success

Ever feel like weight loss is the biggest challenge you’ve ever faced? It can be, since the person we are up against ourselves. During any challenge in life it is important to prepare for what can sometimes feel too hard, by putting techniques in place to make post-surgery weight loss that little bit easier. 1. […]

Our Top Tips for Remembering to Take Your Daily Supplements!

Date: 25 Aug 2016
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Daily vitamin and mineral supplementation is a new life-long habit after surgery. Even though everyone does their best to choose the most nutritious foods possible, your portion sizes never quite reach a stage where we can be confident that you will receive adequate amounts of vitamins and minerals through food alone. Furthermore, certain bariatric procedures […]

How much fluid do I need after surgery?

Date: 12 Feb 2016
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How much should I drink? Staying hydrated after bariatric surgery is often quite challenging. Your stomach’s capacity to hold fluids is also significantly reduced after surgery. This makes it difficult to get enough fluids in, and often means you need to sip slowly across the whole day. This is easier said than done however for […]

Great FREE Apps for Weight Loss Surgery

Date: 29 Jan 2016
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There are hundreds of health and fitness smart-phone apps these days. It can be difficult to decide which ones are reliable and helpful on your weight loss surgery journey. We have put together a list of some of the ones we like below. 1. Baritastic Allows you to track your fluid intake and set reminders […]

Calorie Counting after Bariatric Surgery

Date: 16 Jan 2016
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There is lots of information online around what and how much you should eat after bariatric surgery. Many patients come across this while researching surgical options, and it is often very confusing. One of the questions we get asked most often is: how many calories should I be having each day after my surgery? Unfortunately […]

The Bariatric Healthy Eating Pyramid

Date: 27 Nov 2015
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Lifestyle changes are critical to achieving sustainable weight loss with bariatric surgery. Each person is different in terms of what works for them however developing positive habits certainly increases the likelihood of long-term success. Tools for estimating precise energy requirements have not yet been validated in a population of patients following bariatric surgery. This is […]

Should I Be Snacking?

Date: 09 Nov 2015
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Should I Be Snacking?

This is a really common question that patients ask us after surgery. Have you also been wondering this? If so, you are definitely not the only one. The rule of thumb with this is make sure you listen to your body. Soon after surgery you will most likely find that you do not have an […]

Meal Planning

Date: 23 Oct 2015
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Meal planning and preparation made easy! Making a significant dietary change is difficult and takes time. Adjusting to your new eating patterns after surgery can be challenging, especially once real life sets back in and you are busy again with work, families and children. Setting aside a few hours at the start of the week […]

Carbohydrates after Weight Loss Surgery

Date: 07 Sep 2015
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You may have heard or been told to limit carbohydrate-containing foods after weight loss surgery. But why is this? And how long do you need to do this for? This article will help to make this clearer and discuss the role of carbohydrates in your diet following weight loss surgery. What are carbohydrates and which […]

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