Australian Obesity Statistics – World Obesity Day focuses on the Obesity Crisis

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Obesity is currently at epidemic proportions. Current Obesity Statistics: 1 in every 6 Australians 500,000 hospitalisations (2014) 46,000 deaths (2015) Associated to lack of proper diet & exercise Exacerbated by poor lifestyle choices   11th October 2017 is World Obesity Day. World Obesity Day  was launched in 2915 to stimulate and support practical solutions to
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What you need to know about Bariatric Surgery?

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A basic guide to bariatric surgery & understanding the different terms connected with different bariatric procedures. There’s no getting away from the fact that obesity has become an epidemic worldwide. Some countries have a bigger problem than others, with Australia being considered one of the ‘heaviest’ of all countries. Nearly 2 out of 3 Australians
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How to prepare for Gastric Sleeve Surgery – Nine Tips

9 Tips for Before Gastric Sleeve Surgery – Part 2   (Part 1 – 9 Tips After Gastric Sleeve Surgery) Gastric Sleeve Surgery (Sleeve Gastrectomy) involves reducing the size of your stomach to a short tube shape. It works by making you feel full sooner so that you eat less. It’s a less invasive procedure compared to Gastric
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Can Extreme Calorie Restriction Diets Make You Thinner?

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Extreme Calorie Restriction Diets – Do they Work and What are the Risks? | Calorie Restriction Diets | Weight Loss | Calorie Calculator | As far as weight loss trends go, the recent fascination with extreme calorie restriction diets (CR Diets), like Lighter Life and The 21-Day Fix, have been thrown into the spotlight due
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Does the Gastric Balloon work? – Can you Lose Weight without Surgery?

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Gastric Balloon Pill for Weight Loss Have you been looking at bariatric surgery as an option to combat weight gain but have shied away due to the cost or dangers involved? Are you looking for a temporary option like a gastric balloon pill rather than those permanent procedures? Earlier this week a study was presented
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Weight Loss Flashback to the 1970’s dieting books: What we thought worked then.

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Hottest Trendiest Diets and Diet Books in 1970s: Flashback to the Weight Loss Plans of the 70’s! In 1970, the average person in a western country consumed approximately 7.4 kilos (16.4 pounds) of food weekly – or over 1 kilo (2.3 pounds) daily.[1]  Our food intake in 2017 is much greater than the average intake from fifty
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Am I a good Candidate for Bariatric Surgery? – 5 Things that could stop you

FIVE Health Conditions that Prevent You from Being a Good Candidate for Bariatric Surgery Bariatric surgery is a life changer and life saver for those of us who have struggled to maintain a healthy body weight and BMI, and who need to lose significant amounts of weight in a short period of time to minimise our
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Intimacy and Libido After Weight Loss Surgery for Obesity

Libido & Obesity: Does Your Libido Change After Weight Loss Surgery? Intimacy and Weight Change: How your Sex Life Might Change After Bariatric Surgery (Gastric Sleeve) Weight loss surgery is typically a life changing event. In addition to the release of excess body fat and kilos, there are many other changes that might occur in your life after weight loss surgery
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