Overcoming barriers to healthy eating

When it comes to eating healthy meals, there are many things that can get in the way. Whether it’s a challenge of time, peer pressure, or temptation, healthy eating is not always as easy as it sounds. We have a list of some tips for how to overcome some of the most common barriers to […]

The importance of having a dietitian after weight loss surgery

Embarking on the journey of weight loss surgery is a significant step towards a healthier and more fulfilling life. However, the road to sustained weight loss and overall well-being doesn’t end with the surgery itself. The period following weight loss surgery is crucial, and the guidance of a skilled dietitian becomes indispensable. In this article, […]

Staying hydrated after bariatric surgery

One of the biggest challenges after bariatric surgery is getting enough fluids. Surgery can be overwhelming and it may be difficult to immediately focus on your nutrition needs. But staying hydrated is very important to your overall health, recovery, and the success of your weight loss journey.  Here are some tips to help you stay […]

Starting a fitness plan

Your doctors will give you personalised exercise plans to help you lose weight before surgery and to maintain your progress over time after your surgery is over. It’s important to talk with your doctor about your plan, to learn about the activities you will do and how to do them properly. Plus, discussing your current […]

The power of positive thinking

Your thoughts are powerful. They affect your emotions and drive your actions. Negative thoughts can be like a cage, locking you into bad habits. To escape, you need to hear these thoughts and learn to challenge them. Thinking positively is an important part of the weight loss process, because it allows you to be honest […]

Positive body image

A positive body image comes with accepting and appreciating how you look and feel. Feeling bad or guilty about our bodies won’t improve them. In fact, it often does the exact opposite. It takes time to learn to see your body in a new light and practice a new way of thinking about yourself.    Try these […]

What is PCOS?


PCOS is a common hormonal disorder that affects women and often results in irregular periods, cysts on the ovaries, and symptoms such as excess hair growth and acne. Dr Soji Swaraj tells us more.