Posts By: Cath Godden

10 Delicious & Healthy Breakfast

10 Delicious & Healthy Breakfast Ideas For Gastric Band Breakfast is the hardest meal of the day to eat after gastric band surgery. There are many factors that work against a comfortable and enjoyable breakfast first thing in the morning. Often, appetite is poor, muscles are still waking up and mucous may have built up over the band forming what’s referred to as a ‘mucous plug’. All of these things make skipping breakfast a very… Read more »

Top 5 Ways To Lose Weight

Top 5 Ways To Lose Weight 1. Eat High Protein Meals A high protein diet for weight loss is popular for a reason. It works. Protein is a macro-nutrient (along with carbohydrate and fat) that increases feeling of fullness. The golden rule of weight loss (particularly after weight loss surgery) is ‘Protein First’. Always choose the protein component of a meal first then add the veg/salad and finally a high fibre carbohydrate. The perfect portion… Read more »