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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...

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.

Lemon Protein Balls

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....

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...

Stuck in Isolation?

Stuck in Isolation?

Stuck in Isoltation?Covid-19 has all taken us by surprise and impacted us in more ways than one, and in ways we never expected …… like the toilet paper debacle! But on a serious note, its highly contagious nature is devastating our health, safety and economy, and many...

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Salad

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Salad

    Makes 4 small serves     50g dry rice noodles 1 cup chicken stock 200g chicken breast 1 cup Chinese cabbage, finely sliced 1 carrot, cut into match sticks 1 small red capsicum, finely sliced Handful fresh mint 1 tablespoon rice vinegar Juice of ½ a lime (cut other...

Need to ‘reset’?

Need to ‘reset’?

Need to 'Reset'?It can be extremely disheartening not losing the weight you thought you would after weight loss surgery, or even regaining weight. Unfortunately, evidence suggests that 15-25% of weight that has been lost can be regained. Therefore, the natural thing...

On Track Travel

On Track Travel

On Track TravelWhilst holidaying and enjoy some amazing food on the Gold Coast, in Byron Bay and Sydney, Carmel took the time to share her thoughts on how she helps ensure she still follows a good quality diet when travelling. Following are some of her top tips that...

Eggs in Sauce

Eggs in Sauce

Makes 4 small serves 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 cups tomato passata or tomato based pasta sauce 8 eggs Oregano, to taste Freshly ground black pepper   Heat olive oil in a frying pan. Add onions and garlic and sauté until onions are...

On Track Travel

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