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5 Tips for Eating Out after Bariatric Surgery

  After bariatric surgery such as the gastric sleeve, bypass or lapband, you won’t be able to eat the same amount for food as you used to and often certain types of food does go down as well as others (e.g. the food pictured). So eating out can sometimes be something you dread. But it doesn’t have to be like that, and you should still enjoy eating out. Here are 5 tips to make eating out easier. Get involved in choosing the restaurant / café If you have any influence in the restaurant choice, check the menu in advance or choose places that serve healthy food that you can eat or smaller portions. This can make the event much more...

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5 Reasons Why Weight Loss Surgery isn't the 'Easy' Option

Have you heard people say that weight loss surgery is the 'easy' option when it comes to weight loss? Patients often tell me that they are told this and it can be a bit disheartening to heart because weight loss surgery is not the easy weight out and shouldn't be treated as the easy way out either. In fact the decision to have weight loss surgery is one of the biggest decisions of your life and having surgery is a real life changing experience. But why is surgery not the easy way out? Here's 5 good reasons. It's a major surgery. Weight loss surgery isn't just popping a few pills to help with your weight loss, major things are being...

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