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Bariatric Myths-Busted Dr Nova Jordaan, Obesity Medicine

It comes as no surprise that in the recently published The General Practice: Health of the Nation report, mental health and obesity are causing GPs the most concern for the...


What actually causes obesity?

We now know that obesity is not simply a cosmetic issue caused by a lack of self-control In fact, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises the condition as a chronic...


Why should you exercise after bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgery is a powerful weight loss tool, but it's not a miracle cure. Exercising after weight loss surgery comes with a lot of BENEFITS. Exercise Benefit #1: The Right...


The facts about obesity

Did you know that obesity has recently overtaken smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in Australia? A chronic disease associated with lower life expectancy and a range of...