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Is your Grazing Sabotaging your Weight Loss...?

After weight loss surgery especially early on, your food portion sizes can be tiny, you may or may not feel hungry and you likely aren't able to easily meet your nutrition targets without eating small regular meals during the day and supplementing. When you speak to a few people, your surgical team and get onto your favourite Facebook support group you may end up confused as to whether you should be eating 3 meals during the day, 4-6 meals or just grazing all day long. It may even seem like you are eating and drinking all day! (A strange phenomena since all your life the emphasis may have been to not eat much...)So what is it that you should be...

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Chocolate Fudge Brownie Bites with Protein & Fibre Recipe

Looking for a healthy snack idea that will help you boost your protein and fibre intake? Try these chocolate fudge brownie bites with added protein and fibre. The protein is boosted using the Cyborg BCAA WPI whey protein powder as this has 30g protein per scoop. You can purchase this on our shop by clicking here: Cyborg protein. Fibre is boosted using chia seeds, psyllium husks, dates and banana. Makes 30 bites (have 1-2 as a snack) Ingredients ¾ cup oat flour (traditional oats processed in a food processor to a powder) ½ cup almonds (ground into meal in food processor) ½ cup walnuts (ground into meal in food processor) 3 scoops Cyborg BCAA Enhanced WPI 100% Whey Protein Isolate Chocolate...

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8 Weight Loss Goals other than the Scales

Have you ever gotten on the scales and it hasn't budged for 2 weeks despite your best attempts to lose weight?  We've all been there and after bariatric surgery, no movement on the scales can be not only frustrating but also disheartening or even devastating. But during every weight loss journey there will be weeks where we stick to the weight loss plan yet the scales doesn’t move. Sometimes it could be something we've changed and we are unaware of it, other times we need to make certain changes to get it going again, but in general sometimes you'll just have a few weeks there that the body almost takes a vacation from weight loss and nothing happens despite your best efforts....

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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 Essential Eating Habit Changes to Work on after Surgery

Having bariatric weight loss surgery is not an easy choice as often thought by onlookers. Rather post surgery, it's more essential than ever to make changes to your eating habits and exercise habits if you want to lose the weight, keep healthy and keep the weight off long term.  Those who have had surgery know that if changes to eating habits are not made, not only could weight loss or long term weight maintenance by affected but also health. For example if you reduced your portion size of unhealthy foods and tolerate them then you can still cheat the system by eating all the wrong things in smaller portions. And while initially weight loss will happen to some extend, long-term...

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