Severely obese patients must put forward their own case for weight-loss surgery in the latest round of NHS cuts in the UK. Panels of NHS officials will have to approve individual patients case by case as the health service faces increasing pressure to save money. The move comes despite guidance from the National Institute for
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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: 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
Until recently, most hospitals offered three surgical weight loss options: gastric bypass surgery, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric band surgery. But now there’s a new, reversible procedure that provides an alternative for patients struggling with obesity. Called the vBloc Neurometabolic Therapy System, this weight-loss option is different from other popular bariatric surgeries in that
Ever since we published our ‘Return to Slender’ Bariatric Cookery Books we have been asked if they come as an e-book or Kindle edition. For a time we made them available as pdf downloads (see here and here) but now, at last, they are available on Amazon using the links below (simply