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9May, 2018

The Power of Support Groups

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When it comes to weight management, there’s power in numbers.  Psychological research tells us that support groups are proven to help people achieve and maintain weight loss, by reducing depression, building self-esteem and improving physical and mental health. Support groups help patients to make lasting lifestyle changes, whether it be through altering eating habits, learning more about diet and exercise, following a nutrition regimen or all of the above. Participating in a support group has the potential to improve and speed up adjustment to Bariatric surgery.  Research has indicated that […]
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23Mar, 2018

Nutrient Deficiencies in Bariatric Surgeries

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Nutrient Deficiencies in Bariatric Surgeries Pre-existing and Postoperative Nutritional Deficiencies in Bariatric Patients Nutrition education and medical nutrition therapy are integral to the success of a patient’s bariatric surgery journey.  Nutrition counselling plays an especially important part in long-term weight loss maintenance, but it also serves to correct any pre-existing nutritional deficiencies or for any that come about after surgery.  This article summarises nutritional deficiencies common to bariatric patients prior to and after surgery. Pre-existing nutritional deficiencies Some of the vitamin and mineral deficiencies we see in bariatric patients prior […]
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11Dec, 2017

Choosing The Right Weight Loss Procedure

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Choosing the right weight loss procedure Your complete guide to the gastric band, ESG and Orbera Balloon Have you tried diet after diet with no sustainable success? Are you about ready to give up on ever achieving the body and level of health you desire? Don’t give up just yet! Weight loss surgery could be the solution you have been searching for. I know for many the word ‘surgery’ for weight loss sounds extreme but it really is just another tool like any diet or fitness program you’ve tried before. […]
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6Sep, 2017

Top 5 Ways A Bariatric Dietitian Can Change Your Life

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Top 5 Ways A Bariatric Dietitian Can Change Your Life Keeping up regular visits to the dietitian after weight loss surgery may not be high on your priority list, but it should be. Here’s 5 compelling reasons why: Add Variety To Your Diet Tired of the same boring meals everyday? Unfortunately a diet built on shakes, coffee, soups and sweets is a common trap to fall into after weight loss surgery. If you don’t confidently work your way through the post surgery transitioning stages, you can easily find yourself stuck […]
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18May, 2017

Sleep Apnoea and How This Is Cured with Weight Loss Surgery

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Sleep Apnoea and How This Is Cured with Weight Loss Surgery   Weight loss surgery, also referred to as bariatric surgery, seems to be totally unrelated to sleep apnoea. However, there is actually a strong connection between the two. If you are suffering from sleep apnoea, this may be the best option for you. There are several medical procedures that can be performed which can lead to weight loss. Some of the most common weight loss procedures used are adjustable gastric band, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy. In some cases, a […]
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12Apr, 2017

10 Tips To Tackle Non-Hungry Eating

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Tips To Tackle Non-Hungry Eating Do you struggle with non-hungry eating? Perhaps it’s the after dinner snacking, the 4pm sweet treat or the chocolate bowl in the office. This type of eating is often the cause of poor weight loss, when you’re doing everything else right. The gastric band is a fantastic tool to help reduce meal portions and physical hunger but it doesn’t directly help to tackle non-hungry eating. The single best way to take control of your non-hungry eating for good, is to practice mindful eating everyday. Here […]
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15Mar, 2017

7 Reasons You Should Be Eating Sweet Potato

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 7 Reasons You Should Be Eating Sweet Potato Sweet potatoes are a healthier choice than regular white potatoes. As meal portions get smaller after weight loss surgery, the nutrition in every bite counts. Lets take a look at the top 7 reasons why you should be eating sweet potato to help fill the nutritional gaps in your diet. Good source of Vitamin B6 Weight loss after bariatric surgery can trigger elevated levels of the amino acid homocysteine, in the blood stream. This can have detrimental affects on health such as […]
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