GUEST POST: With news this week that coffee shops are set to outstrip pubs, should we be worried? I think so. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not hankering after those days of beer sodden carpets, sticky tables laden with glasses and air thick with tobacco smoke! That wasn’t an atmosphere conducive to a long and
In the news!
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
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