GUEST POST: Feeling stressed makes us hungry for all the wrong foods – bad news in our quest for healthy living. So what can we do? We’ve all done it. Mindlessly wolfed down a triple by-pass burger and chips in front of the computer as we try to meet a work deadline. Or
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
The noise coming at a person considering metabolic and bariatric surgery can be deafening. Intense emotions about these procedures can influence personal decision making and even the scientific literature. The best antidote is to focus on the facts. A new study in PLOS Medicine provides a well-validated set of nine key outcomes for metabolic surgery.
I’ve never quite understood why if you go ahead with surgery, often jumping all the hoops in order to qualify and then have it done, you would skip those very special appointments for after-care post-surgery. Yet I am told this happens more often than you would believe or predict. If you’re pre-op and thinking it
I am always intrigued about the latest thoughts on weight-loss, healthy food, diets and the research to find solutions for obesity. Just recently there has been a swing away from demonising the fat of old for sugars in the diet. Many experts are now recommending a high fat diet to regulate the body along with