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Constipation and Weight Loss Surgery

Constipation and Weight Loss Surgery

Constipation and Weight Loss SurgeryWhilst not uncommon following weight loss surgery, is not something we tend to feel comfortable in speaking about. It is however important to feel you can speak freely about this topic to your dietitian and bariatric GP, as it is an...

Cheesy Vegetable Fritters

Cheesy Vegetable Fritters

    Makes 4 small fritters (2 fritters per serve)   2 cups grated or diced vegetables as desired e.g. carrot, onion, corn, zucchini, capsicum, baby spinach3 eggs1 cup grated tasty cheese1⁄4 cup spelt (or wholemeal) flour 1 tablespoon olive oil   Place all ingredients...

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!

How To Select a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Yogurt

How To Select a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Yogurt

Yoghurt is a fabulous fridge staple and makes not only a perfect snack, but can be a great addition to breakfast, a protein boost to smoothies, a great base for dips and dressings and a sour cream alternative. After weight loss surgery we encourage you to choose a...

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...

Baked Bean Cups

Baked Bean Cups

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

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...

Sweet Corn, Bean & Feta Salad with Zucchini Ribbons

Sweet Corn, Bean & Feta Salad with Zucchini Ribbons

    Makes 4 small serves   2 tablespoons Italian white vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil1 teaspoon Dijon mustardFresh thyme to taste1⁄2 cup sweet corn kernels, drained1 cup four bean mix, drainedHandful of green beans, sliced1 small zucchini, peeled into ribbons using a...

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