The Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery Blog

The Funnel Effect

The Funnel Effect

The Funnel Effect So often we talk about the importance of separating food and fluid following surgery and are met with confused looks. It seems a strange concept to many of you who have been eating and drinking together for years. To demonstrate exactly why we...

Zucchini Slice

Zucchini Slice

A handy little snack that is planned, purposeful and protein packed!

Eating Rules of Engagement

Eating Rules of Engagement

The Eating Rules of Engagement“Do you eat your meals at the table?” seemed like a simple question, but it really prompted some fascinating and insightful discussion when asked in our Online Support group. People were eating in their cars, at their work desk, in front...

Slider Foods

Slider Foods

Slider FoodsThe 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?

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 being...

Chicken & Haloumi Salad with Spinach, Strawberries & Asparagus

Chicken & Haloumi Salad with Spinach, Strawberries & Asparagus

    Makes 4 small serves     Large handful of baby spinach leaves8 strawberries, quartered8 asparagus spears, trimmed and blanched 1⁄2 avocado, diced200g chicken tenderloins, grilled160g haloumi, sliced and grilled1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar1 tablespoon olive oil...

Vitamins – why and what?

Vitamins – why and what?

There are a few key facts about choosing vitamin and mineral supplements after weight loss surgery that you need to know.

The Pre-op Phase – How Important Is It?

Weight Loss Woes

Weight Loss WoesWe 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...

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