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Balancing Your Plate After Weight-Loss Surgery 

Changing the way you eat after weight-loss surgery is inevitable. After all, that’s exactly how weight-loss surgery works. It’s supposed to make you feel satisfied on a much smaller portion of food.  You might find yourself trying to push the limit at each meal; eating as much on the plate as you can before crossing that fine line between “ooh, I’m stuffed” to “oops, I’ve thrown up”. Regardless of […]

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Is Weight-Loss Surgery for Me? 

You’ve battled with weight loss and dieting all your adult life. Name a diet or food fad – if it exists, you’ve tried it. Yet despite all your efforts it just seems like you just can’t seem to keep the weight off. The weight keeps coming back with a vengeance, each time with a little […]

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Summer Beach Bikini Body

Making Friends with Your Body this Summer 

Now that we’re well and truly in the warmer months, the Big Marketing machine is in full swing preying on our body hang-ups in a bid to make a quick dollar. Just look on the cover of most magazines or morning show ad segments. Everyone has got some new diet or product that promises to […]

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Why is tummy fat worse than other types of body fat? 

Why is tummy fat worse than other types of body fat? 

Thinking about our body fat may make a lot of us wriggle uncomfortably in our seats. Which is easy enough to understand, given how aggressively all those diets and “one simple trick/food/exercise” click-bait articles promising a shredded physique are being marketed to us on a daily basis. Not to mention all those pictures posted by Insta-famous influencers who […]

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Healthy lunch in bed for pregnant woman

Help! I’ve Got Gestational Diabetes! Now what?

You’re mid-way through your pregnancy and your doctor has scheduled a routine test for gestational diabetes. You’re feeling pretty confident as you drink that awful sugary sweet test drink. Why shouldn’t you be? Diabetes doesn’t run in your family, you’ve never been obese and you feel like you eat fairly healthy. You’re totally going to […]

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Vegetarian breakfast bowl with spinach, arugula, avocado, seeds and sprouts

5 Weight Loss Food Traps to Watch Out For!

Have you ever felt like you’re struggling to keep the weight off, despite only eating “healthy food”? With so much conflicting nutrition “advice” floating around social and mainstream media, as well as clever marketing and advertising, you could almost be forgiven for being duped into thinking you were doing your waistline a favour by eating […]

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