Health

Sleep Deprivation and Obesity

Did you know that sleep deprivation can be a contributing factor to obesity? Studies have shown that people who consistently get less than 6-7 hours of sleep a night tend...


Accountability for long term success

By Simone Bourner Accredited Practising Dietitian   Feeling as though you need an extra push? Here are some tips to help keep you accountable and ensure long term success:  ...


Nutrition and Mental Health

Have you ever treated yourself with something sugary to pep yourself up when feeling down? Your mood and energy may improve for a short period of time but this often...


Nutrition in the media – Putting the heat on meat

By now you would have heard about the research from the World Health Organisation (WHO) regarding meat consumption and cancer risk. Recent findings imply that the consumption of red and...


The Clean Eating Illusion

“Clean eating” – You may have heard the term, but what is it all about and is there any merit to it?   While there is no official definition of...


Work-Life Balance

Arriving at work early and finishing late? Our careers take up the majority of our waking hours but where do we draw the line in terms of a healthy balance?...


Increased Exercise = Increased Metabolism

On every weight loss journey, you will inevitably hit a plateau. This will happen for many reasons but one of the main ones is that as you lose weight your...


Exercise, Toning and Increased Collagen

One of the biggest concerns amongst our Bariatric patients is having loose or saggy skin due to weight loss. To help to combat this we recommend regular weight bearing exercise....


The Benefits of Walking

Walking is a simple and incredibly effective way of incorporating exercise into your day and there are many amazing health benefits as to why you should include it as part...


Exercise and Diabetes

Exercise plays a big role in helping to control diabetes, in particular type 2 diabetes. The main reason for this is that it makes it easier to control your blood...


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