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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 surgery? How...

How to Pack a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Lunch

How to Pack a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Lunch

Mornings are typically a hectic time in most households. The snooze button on the alarm is tempting and time seems to slip away with all jobs to do before you head off to work. Too often, thinking ahead and planning a good lunch is not part of the busy morning...

How To Choose a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Breakfast Cereal

How To Choose a Weight Loss Surgery Friendly Breakfast Cereal

Enter the breakfast cereal aisle of any supermarket and the choice is overwhelming. Many varieties are sugar laden, highly refined and lack any significant nutritional value. However don’t be disheartened. In amongst the not so healthy options are some fantastic...

What you ‘Should’ and ‘Shouldn’t’ be Eating

What you ‘Should’ and ‘Shouldn’t’ be Eating

We have seen an interesting trend among the weight loss surgery community - the constant search for ‘special’ foods products, or foods ideally suited to the weight loss surgery patient. As a member of different online weight loss surgery groups we see endless...

How Often Should I be Eating After Weight Loss Surgery?

How Often Should I be Eating After Weight Loss Surgery?

Over time you will have heard many different views on how often, or when you should eat. Three meals per day, six small meals, not after 8pm – all of which may have some merit. What we do no for sure is that there is no 'one size fits all' answer to how often or...

Meal Planning

Meal Planning

It sounds boring, it can be boring, but it works. Meal planning is a key ingredient to healthy eating behaviours that help manage weight long term. After a long day at work, most of us have little motivation to get creative in the kitchen. (Well, apart from those who...

Managing Boredom Eating

Managing Boredom Eating

Find yourself staring into the fridge or pantry when we are feeling a little bored or at a loose end? Find you are ‘hungry’ as soon as you sit down to relax, or don’t have anything in your hands? Eating is an easy time filler. A convenient, simple way to occupy your...

Do We REALLY Need to Talk About Chewing, AGAIN?

Do We REALLY Need to Talk About Chewing, AGAIN?

Are you comfortable when you eat? By comfortable, we mean free of any pain or discomfort. Most people will need to alter how they eat to eat all foods comfortably after surgery. Most of us eat too quickly, take big bites, don’t chew enough – the list goes on. If you...

Book Review: Get Back On Track After Your Weight Loss Surgery

Book Review: Get Back On Track After Your Weight Loss Surgery

We have heard it so many times before. "If only they had operated on my brain at the same time they were operating on my stomach!" A lot can be said about the 'head battles' after weight loss surgery and as dietitians, we are well aware this is not something we are...

Satisfied versus Full – How Do You Know?

Satisfied versus Full – How Do You Know?

Prior to having weight loss surgery, our clients talk about wanting to ‘feel full’ after eating. It may surprise you that eating until full should not be your goal after weight loss surgery. But isn’t that why you would have surgery, to feel full after eating less...

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For in person, phone or Skype consultations with a Nutrition for Weight Loss Surgery dietitian, phone the SA Group of Specialists rooms on (08) 8359 2411

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Adelaide Obesity Surgery
Level 1, 270 Wakefield St
Adelaide SA 5000
Australia

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Kensington Park SA 5068
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