GUEST POST: Laughing Cow spreadable cheese triangles versus Philadelphia cream cheese? Is there really a difference? What about harder cheeses? Many of our patients seem to often choose the creamier spreadable cheeses after WLS or bariatric surgery. But are they the best options? Let’s go through the nutrition facts together. We’ve also added in
Those of you who follow me on Facebook and Twitter will have noticed recently that I have been posting regularly on Instagram. I am loving this new social media vehicle and it gives me a great opportunity to show you the kind of foods that I eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner and as a snack.
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
It’s a well-known strategy that most dieting gurus peddle on a frequent basis the ‘don’t shop while hungry’ and ‘always shop with a list’ advice. But what other strategies could you put in place to up your game and ensure you become or stay a ‘loser’ when shopping for your WLS regime?
GUEST POST: Not that long ago, the only choice when it came to nut butters was smooth or crunchy peanut butter. Now the preserves shelves in health food shops are offering a choice of almond, cashew and brazil alternatives – but what are the health benefits?