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Weight Loss: Nicole & Matt

We will explore the inspiring story of Nicole and Matt as they share their journey towards leading a healthier lifestyle

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How To Enjoy The BBQ Season After Bariatric Surgery

10 tips to enjoy the Aussie summer BBQ season after bariatric surgery without sabotaging your weight loss goals.

Recipes

Healthy Snacks To Keep You Cool

We’ve got some super easy and dietitian approved snack ideas that are perfect to help lower body temperature and keep you cool this time of year.

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Spring Clean Your Workout Routine

With the weather warming up it’s time to take our workouts outside to fully maximise our training and reap the benefits that nature has to offer. Fitness Innovator, Tanya Walker, shares why you need to Spring clean your workout routine.

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Meal Prep Like a #WeightLossWarrior

Meal prep like a #Warrior with tips from one of our patients, Jodie Siggers.

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The Meaning of Health Beyond Weight Loss Surgery

There is no doubt that these procedures are highly effective in reducing cm’s from waistlines and seeing those numbers go down on the scale. However, we need to be looking at the bigger picture than scale based wins.

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Weight Bias

It is clear that we are living in a society where overweight and obesity are becoming increasingly the social norm, even though a growing amount of our evidence has shown that excess weight can increase the risk of serious health consequences.
Weight bias is defined as negative attitudes toward and beliefs about others because of their weight. Weight bias leads to the stigmatisation of obese individuals and as research shows, this, in turn, can have a serious negative impact on their social, economic, psychological, and physical health.

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Cancer & Obesity

It is clear that we are living in a society where overweight and obesity are becoming increasingly the social norm, even though a growing amount of our evidence has shown that excess weight can increase the risk of serious health consequences.
Cardiovascular disease, asthma, back and joint problems, chronic kidney disease, dementia and diabetes have all long been linked to excess weight. But did you know overweight and obesity are also strongly linked to an increased risk of developing cancer?

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Small Steps for a Big Change [Habits]

The start of a new year is all about new beginnings, fresh starts and New Year’s resolutions! So why is it so difficult to stick to these resolutions? Here’s the problem: New Year’s resolutions involve habits – either forming new habits or quitting bad habits – and habits are complicated. WLSA Dietitian Tegan Tudor shares her 6 top tips for turning those resolutions into lasting healthy habits which you can stick to all year long, not just in January.

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Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

It seems we get to this time of the year every year and we wonder where the year went. We have commitments all throughout the month and time flies by. Yes, it can be a lot of fun, but not being home, eating away from home and just being time-poor can cause us to fall back into old habits quite easily and make some poor food choices.

Health

The Healthy vs Unhealthy Partner

This highlights the importance of involving supportive family members in your decision to undergo weight loss surgery, especially those you live with.

Health

Live & Learn From Adversities in 2020 – Health is the Greatest Wealth

Protecting yourself, and your loved ones, from the perils of disease, is as much personal responsibility as it a federal or state one. If anything though, it starts with you.