The Ups and Downs of the WLS Journey to Success! You can be forgiven for thinking the path to WLS success is a straight one. Regular weekly losses of around about the same amount each time; a consistent pat on the back from your dietitian or team; no issues with compliance; and ‘you’re doing fine’. I know
GUEST POST: Did you know that our total energy expenditure (TEE), or the amount of calories we burn each day, is not really about how much we move? It’s mainly down to the basic processes essential for life – basal metabolic rate (BMR) – which makes up around 60-80% of energy use. Then we burn some
Image courtesy of https://myfitstation.com/ 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
GUEST POST: Many of us have been swerving the bread basket for years under the misguided belief that we’re doing our waistlines a favour. Registered dietitian, Sue Baic takes a look at the humble loaf and its much maligned nutritional status. It may surprise you but bread is the most popular food in the UK.
It’s December 31st, 2015. You hop on the scales and you weigh the exact same amount you did on January 1st, 2015. How would you feel? Happy? Sad?