Vitamin B12 rich foods

Vitamins and minerals are important in your weight loss journey and also for general health and well being. This article contains a guide to each vitamin and mineral including which foods contain the highest levels, recommended daily intake and signs of deficiencies. Calcium Why is Calcium Important? Calcium is essential for building and maintaining bone. Almost…

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Newly published data suggest that weight-loss surgery can prevent cancer. After 20 years, the landmark Swedish Obesity Study (SOS) has provided research showing that weight-loss surgery is associated with a reduction in the incidence of primary cancer diagnoses. This reduction is shown especially in female-specific cancers, predominantly endometrial cancer. The findings of this study have…

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Looking for some nutritious recipes to help you in your weight loss journey? You’ll love this list of healthy recipes from the nutrition team at the Surgical Weight Loss Centre. From snacks to meals, deserts and smoothies; these delicious recipes are easy to follow and jam packed with flavour and goodness!   Two Ingredient Breakfast…

Treat infertility, stress urinary incontinence

Treating Obesity Treats PCOS and Improves Fertility People with obesity are more likely to have infertility, and they are less likely to benefit from fertility treatment. Obesity can also cause hormonal imbalances that impair ovulation, such as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS. The good news for women is that PCOS responds well to weight loss….

smoking

  Smoking worsens surgical outcome.  This has been demonstrated in over 300 studies. People who smoke are at increased risk of peri-operative respiratory, cardiac and wound related complications.  Quitting smoking reduces the risk of complications. They have higher rates of infection, poor wound healing, heightened pain complaints and increased lung complications. For gastric surgery, smoking…

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While I have no objection to a piece of chocolate on occasion, here’s a beautifully healthy treat to share with your loved ones! Simply slice the watermelon thickly and use a heart shaped cookie cutter to cut out two hearts. Fill them with berries, decorate the plate with mint and more berries. There’s nothing sweeter…

Keep the rituals, say good-bye to the kilos | Dr Jordaan | Surgical Weight Loss Centre

Undergoing weight loss surgery means still celebrating all those wonderful events that revolve around food, such as Christmas and New Years, but without the weight gain. A few tweaks may need to be made, but for the most part, you can keep the rituals and just say good-bye to the kilos. At Surgical Weight Loss…

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The factors that motivate people to seek surgical solutions for weight loss can, and should, be used to form accurate clinical assessments and sustainable treatment plans. This understanding can help foster patient adherence to follow-up care and improve a sustainable long term outcome for recipients. A recent Australian study of people who had already received,…

Dr Jacobus Jordaan

Learn more about Streamline Sleeve Low cost bariatric surgery is a contentious issue, to say the least. While performing the surgery itself can be a technically simple task, that is not a reason to perform it indiscriminately. It is only ethical to perform elective surgery on patients when you are fairly certain that you are…

FB Before After Roxanne

Roxanne went from a size 10 to a size 22 in a short space of time. She was unemployed and becoming more anti-social by the day when her Aunt suggested she investigate weight loss surgery. 24 months later Roxanne has lost almost 70 kilos and hasn’t looked back. When Roxanne first left school she found…

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