Is it the time of year or am I just a little more sensitive to the pleas for help that have been coming my way? Some patients have written to me to ask for help since they’re struggling big time; others have expressed doubts that their surgery is still working for them (and there’s more
GUEST POST: The top 5 foods that patients mistake for being high in protein… Although many of the foods listed below sound like they should be high in protein, surprisingly they are not! Which ones have fooled you? Hummus. Despite being made from chickpeas, the average store bought hummus has only 1
GUEST POST: More people than ever are buying into the gluten-free trend – not necessarily because they are suffering from coeliac disease, but because it has achieved a bit of a ‘health halo’ status. Just the mention of ‘gluten-free’ on a packet seems to endow some mystical health benefit to it! There has been an explosion
It’s a classic dieting downfall. We set ourselves up for failure when we opt for the standard dieting approach.
It’s universally agreed that we should all drink plenty of water (and often more than we do) but why? Is it just a question of hydration or is there more to it than that? We asked Bariatric Surgeon Dr Sally Norton for her advice and what is enough …