Solidarity: Always or when it’s popular?

We’re the lucky generation! Yes we are. Anyone born after 1980 in Malta only remembers governments that have tried their utmost best to better our lives in some way or another. That includes all their faults of course. Some succeeded way better than others and some did it in a much cleaner way than others did, but I’m not going to go into that today. Yet all in all, I trust that for the best part of the last 40 years we had the opportunity to grow up on an island that strived to improve itself.

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Gastric Bypass Diet – How many calories should you eat post-op?

A question which many people ask us and we always try our best to explain is this; How many calories should I eat after a Gastric Bypass? To answer this first I need to explain briefly once again what does the bypass really do. In a nut-shell, the gastric bypass procedure is a common way for obese patients to lose large amounts of weight in a short period of time. It takes the stomach and forms a pouch, then cuts the rest of the stomach off from that pouch. The pouch part is then connected to a lower part of the intestine.

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Let’s talk about: Food After Weight-Loss Surgery

Let’s talk about… food after weight-loss surgery

For those of you who haven’t seen our previous posts yet, my husband Alan and I both got a Gastric Bypass done at Irmet Hospital in Turkey. I get a lot of questions about what our food intake looks like now and immediately after surgery, so below I’m going to highlight our experience with re-introducing food to our new, much smaller stomach.

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