“Food & Diet” Posts

This page contains a compilation of Posts in the “Food and Diet” category… i.e. all the posts associated with Food, Diet, and Dietician related activity.

Muscle is Denser than Fat … Apparently …

As per my last post (Still Losing Weight & Getting Fit)... I started back at the Gym after reaching my 100 Kg Milestone... Without thinking too much about it, I had anticipated that this would give my weight loss a bit of a boost... I was WRONG !!! In fact, rather...

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5 Months after Surgery – Still Losing Weight & Getting Fit

5 Months now since my Gastric Bypass Operation and I have reached another Milestone. I am finally down to 100Kg ...Losing now more than 30Kg I have not been down to this weight since 2003 - more than 15 years ago !!!! Time to hit the Gym.... I have been increasing...

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3 Months after Surgery – All Systems Go!!

3 months since my Gastric Bypass Surgery and all system go !!! I have just had my 3 month follow up with the Dietitian and Surgeon and have now lost almost 15Kg since surgery 3 months ago - which is apparently a little more than the surgeon expected. 🙂 ALL my blood...

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What’s Brown and Sticky ??

The title of this post "What's Brown and Sticky" is unfortunately the lead into one of the few jokes I seem to remember with any consistency.... It is my favourite "Dad" joke... and the answer is of course ....  A Stick !!! It is curious, that even though we don't...

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6 Weeks after Surgery – On Track !!!

6 weeks since my surgery and I am still on track My weight has been on a bit of a roller coaster over the last couple of weeks... going up and down a bit... I have more or less started eating "real food" so some weight gain is apparently not unusual... but overall...

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Weeks 5 & 6 – Soft Food Diet

OK... I've survived 2 weeks of liquids and 2 weeks of mush puree... for the next 2 weeks I graduate to "soft food" Here are the "key points of my diet for the next 2 weeks : Separate Liquids from Solids - wait 10 minutes before eating and 30 minutes after eating...

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Diabetes II Linked with Diet Soft Drinks !!!

One of the main reasons I went ahead with Weight Loss Surgery was to manage/control my Diabetes II.  After several years of trying diet and exercise, the medications I needed to keep my blood sugar under control were increasing.  I am now very happy to say that since...

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Day 6 After Surgery & Dietitian Visit

Day 6 and everything still doing remarkably well…. Still no pain… Feeling completely normal (except I am not hungry)… Not struggling at all with the liquid diet… and no Diabetes medication since the day of surgery and my Blood Sugar Rocks

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