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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...


Top Tips for Dining Out After Weight Loss Surgery

Following bariatric surgery patients are able to enjoy dining out. Anyone who has undergone weight loss surgery can modify their dietary choices so they can enjoy a meal out with...


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...


JADE’S NEW LEASE ON LIFE—Clothes shopping never felt so greatNo longer a ‘fit fat person’

I had my weight loss surgery in June 2016 weighing 108.4kg. Today I weigh 72kg and fit into size 10-12 clothing. I have never felt better. My weight loss journey...


Hair loss after bariatric surgery

One of the most common complaints patients have following bariatric surgery is hair loss. This is mainly associated with nutritional deficiencies from reduced food intake, the lack of adherence to...


Guide to important vitamins and minerals

Vitamins and minerals are vital after bariatric surgery for long term health and well being. This article contains a guide to each vitamin and mineral including which foods contain the...


Is Weight-Loss Surgery the Next Wave in Cancer Prevention?

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...


Healthy Recipes

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....


Treating Obesity Treats Disease

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...


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