The Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery Blog

Korean Slow Cooked Beef

Korean Slow Cooked Beef

    This recipe is just one of the delicious meal bases in our One Meal, Many Ways recipe book, which features 11 core meal bases to keep on hand and 45 meal ideas to create with these bases to ensure your meals are interesting, varied, easy and delicious.   Recipe...

One Meal, Many Ways

One Meal, Many Ways

Eleven core meal bases and 45 meals to create with these bases will ensure your meals are interesting, varied, easy and delicious.

What to do when you feel your balloon is not working for you

What to do when you feel your balloon is not working for you

The early days following balloon placement can be tough. You may not be able to eat much at all, resulting in a quick initial weight loss. However, as your body adjusts to the balloon and initial symptoms tends to resolve, it is essential you learn to work with your...

Low Prep Meals

Low Prep Meals

Holidays in cabins, home renovations without your usual kitchen, or those days when you simply can't get to the supermarket for fresh food - these are the times when low prep, no fuss meals are a must. There are so many foods available to help reduce cooking and food...

Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad

    Makes 4 cups 50g dry pasta eg. spirals2 x 130g can skinless, boneless salmon in springwater, drained1⁄2 cup sun dried tomatoes, sliced1 small yellow capsicum, sliced1⁄2 Lebanese cucumber, diced1⁄2 carrot, peeled into ribbons with a potato peeler Freshly ground...

How To Select a Protein Powder

How To Select a Protein Powder

Where possible, it is best to meet your protein requirement with whole food. However, it can be challenging to reach your protein requirement in the early stages following weight loss surgery as you can only eat small amounts and may not tolerate all food textures....

Vegetarian and Vegan Eating Post Weight Loss Surgery

Vegetarian and Vegan Eating Post Weight Loss Surgery

A well planned vegetarian or vegan diet is a suitable lifestyle to follow after weight loss surgery. Vegetarian and vegan lifestyle patterns are typically rich in fibre and low in saturated fat, both of which are of advantage to our health. After weight loss surgery...

The Three Ps

The Three Ps

Snacks can form an important part of your eating plan following weight loss surgery. They provide an extra opportunity to give your body with the nutrition it needs. The Three P’s are important to keep in mind when it comes to snacking, making sure your snacks are...

Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Breakfast Ideas

Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Breakfast Ideas

  Powered Up Porridge Porridge topped with: Chobani Greek yoghurt, fruit and seeds Stewed apple, yoghurt and LSA Stewed apples and prunes Almonds, pecans and a drizzle of honey Banana, peanut butter and cinnamon Chocolate protein power and a teaspoon of peanut...

Selecting Vegetarian Protein Foods

Selecting Vegetarian Protein Foods

Some meat alternatives are low in protein, making it difficult to meet your minimum daily targets. When looking for protein rich alternatives to animal protein foods, the following selection criteria can help guide you. When choosing a vegetarian protein food, look...

To get Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery weekly wisdom direct to your inbox, pop your email address below.

If you don't see something from us in the next few minutes, please check your spam folder.

Thanks so much, we look forward to keeping in touch.