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Getting Started with Weight Loss Surgery Course

Getting Started with Weight Loss Surgery Course

Are you about to embark on the weight loss surgery journey and can feel the nerves setting in? Does the thought of the pre surgery diet make you feel sick, before you have even started? Do you wonder what is really reasonable to expect after weight loss...

The Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery Meal Plans

The Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery Meal Plans

We developed our Weight Loss Surgery Meal Plans in response to an overwhelming number of requests for them both in our one on one work with clients and in our online support network. People would often ask us, “What exactly should I be eating after weight loss...

Mushroom & Rocket Mountain Bread Quiche

Mushroom & Rocket Mountain Bread Quiche

Makes 4 small serves Oil spray 2 slices of mountain bread** 200g mushrooms 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, crushed Handful of rocket, roughly chopped 2 spring onions, finely chopped ½ cup smooth ricotta ½ cup milk 6 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons Parmesan...

Product Review: Formulite

Product Review: Formulite

It is not often we get ‘excited’ about a protein shake, but when Formulite hit the market it really grabbed our attention and has quickly become our ‘product of choice’. Formulite is not hard to recommend, with its incredible nutritional profile and its focus on...

Psychological Support Following Weight Loss Surgery

Psychological Support Following Weight Loss Surgery

There is nothing quite like the realisation that weight loss surgery is not brain surgery. Time and time again people are disappointed at the continued mind games they have to battle, day in day out. Sometimes these mind games masquerade as eating issues -...

Product Review: Carman’s Super Seed & Grain Crackers

Product Review: Carman’s Super Seed & Grain Crackers

The Carman’s cracker range comes in three varieties: Ancient Grain & Cracked Pepper Pepita & Poppy Seed and Rosemary & Sea Salt. For the purpose of this review I sampled the Pepita & Poppy Seed. What is in them? I was really impressed with the...

Egg, Chive & Mayo with Radish

Egg, Chive & Mayo with Radish

Makes 4 serves 6 hard boiled eggs, peeled, 1 stalk celery, strings removed and finely diced 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Greek style yoghurt 1 radish, finely diced 1 tablespoons chives, chopped Pinch of salt Freshly cracked black pepper Chop eggs roughly and...

Protein Powder Doesn’t Give You a Free Pass

Protein Powder Doesn’t Give You a Free Pass

Protein powder is an absolutely fabulous way to ‘top up’ your protein intake and help achieve your protein goals, especially during the early post-operative period. But the big mistake I see so often, it people believing the addition of protein powder gives them a...

‘Cheeseburger‘ Meatballs

‘Cheeseburger‘ Meatballs

Makes 20 small meatballs Makes 10 small patties 500g lean beef mince 1 cup multigrain breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons tomato relish 1 tablespoon mild American mustard 2 eggs Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Roll into walnut sized balls or small patties. Place...

How To Dine Out ‘Mexican Style’ After Weight Loss Surgery

How To Dine Out ‘Mexican Style’ After Weight Loss Surgery

Mexican food - hot, spicy, fresh and delicious! Depending on your menu selection, it can be a great way to dine out post weight loss surgery. However on first glance at a Mexican menu, words such as ‘deep fried’, ‘smothered’ in special sauce and cheese or ‘drenched’...

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