Every now and again I get a flurry of requests about a topic that is either in the news; gaining popularity; or causing confusion for bariatric patients. This has been the case just recently with the keto diet. Some WLS patients have been enjoying success with this low-carb regime; others are tempted to try it
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GUEST POST: Any serial dieter will tell you to steer clear of the dairy cabinet. It’s full of saturated fat that will play havoc with heart and waistline. Opt instead for low-fat processed spreads,skimmed milks and fat-free cheeses. Big mistake. Fat is not the villain we once thought it was. There is no doubt
My ‘after the holiday’ mail bag is groaning again with requests about how to get back on track or turn-around-the-regain. And as I have said once, and will say again and again, the only reliable and long-lasting way is to get back to and adhere to the WLS principles that we were all given at
WLS patients tell me that some of the pills they are prescribed to take post-surgery are huge! I have never been prescribed some of the ones they mention (like Forceval) but can well understand their anxiety about taking something like looks so big. Many teams will look to offer soluble variations of medications but
Fad or full of sense? Is the rationale behind veganism as nutty as the food? Find out more about how veganism can help or hinder your weight-loss and health efforts….