Slider Foods

Slider Foods The goal of weight loss surgery is to feel satisfied on a smaller portion of nutritious food than you would have prior to surgery. This reduction in food leads to a less calories being taken in, allowing the body to use some of its stored energy (fat) for...

The Pre-op Phase – How Important Is It?

The Pre-op Phase – How Important Is It? If you have a date booked for your weight loss surgery, then you might be starting to think about your pre-op diet phase, the very low calorie diet, or VLCD. This can be both an exciting and nerve-wracking time, but by...

Vitamins – why and what?

Vitamins – why and what? “Which supplement is best?” “Do I really need to keep taking these?” “Are the supermarket ones REALLY that different?” “Can’t I just buy something cheaper?” These are just a few of the question we get asked regularly about vitamin and...

Lemon Protein Balls

Lemon and Coconut Protein Balls Makes 12 150g almonds80g high quality protein powder35g shredded coconut4 medjool datesJuice of 2 lemons, approximately 100ml Add nuts to a food processor and process until they form a nut meal. Add the rest of the dry ingredients....

Weight Loss Woes

Weight Loss Woes We commonly see weight loss surgery patients panic in the early stages following weight loss surgery. It may be in the first few weeks, or the first few months. A surgeon we work, Dr Justin Bessell, regularly says he is not particularly interested in...