GUEST POST: Today we wanted to discuss dumping syndrome. As basic as that may sound, we’ve realized that while it may sound familiar to some people, what dumping syndrome is, which surgery it happens with, why it happens, and how to manage it, is often misunderstood. What do I do if I’m in the middle
GUEST POST: We have grown up in an increasingly body and weight conscious era. From the waspish waists of the 50’s, through the mini-skirted 60’s, the let-it-all-hang-out 70’s and the Jane Fonda workouts of the 80’s, generations of women have been looking for the best tips to keep in shape. Despite this, from the 90’s
GUEST POST: Constipation is a common complaint after bariatric surgery. The combination of a high protein diet lacking in fiber, poor water intake, and inactivity is a recipe to feel “backed-up” Many practitioners recommend laxatives such as Miralax or fiber supplement such as Benefiber to help keep things moving. Others suggest stool softeners such
Old-timers to the website will know that I often suggest a low-fat cooking spray in my recipes for spritzing or spraying cookware or food prior to cooking or baking. I have often in the past used a ready-made spray (like Frylight or Pam) but now often use one that I make myself. Why? well it’s
GUEST POST: Many of us have been swerving the bread basket for years under the misguided belief that we’re doing our waistlines a favour. Registered dietitian, Sue Baic takes a look at the humble loaf and its much maligned nutritional status. It may surprise you but bread is the most popular food in the UK.