Succeeding in Your Weight Loss Journey

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Special Announcement

Dr Reza Adib will no longer be seeing patients at Weightloss Solutions Australia. He will continue to see all his patients, with lower fees, at Brisbane Obesity Clinic across Brisbane and via telehealth. If you have any previous quotes from Weightloss Solutions Australia for Dr Adib please contact Brisbane Obesity Clinic on 07 3871 2277…

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Accreditation Achievement – Surgeon of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Congratulations are in order for Dr Reza Adib who has achieved accreditation as a Surgeon of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at the Wesley Hospital. Brisbane’s Wesley Hospital is the first in Queensland to be recognised for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery by international accrediting body, the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). General Manager, Michael Krieg…

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Recipe of the Month – Turkey and Avocado Salad with Cranberry Dressing

Ingredients: 120g baby spinach, washed 400g cooked, cooled turkey meat, sliced or shredded ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted 2 celery stalks, finely sliced 1 avocado, halved and sliced 2 tablespoons whole berry cranberry sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar Method: For the dressing, place the vinegar, cranberry sauce and the olive…

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Recipe of the Month – Veal and Pork Meatballs

 Ingredients:   500g veal mince   500g pork mince  1 medium brown onion, coarsely grated  3/4 cup fresh breadcrumbs (day-old bread)  2 garlic cloves, crushed  1 egg, lightly whisked  Salt & freshly ground black pepper  2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil  Method:                                                                                                 Line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Combine the veal and pork mince, onion, breadcrumbs, garlic…

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Why Are Vitamins So Important After Weight Loss Surgery and Which Ones Do I Take?

The purpose of a weight loss procedure is to substantially decrease a person’s food intake which can be achieved using different surgical methods. However undergoing any weight loss procedure may result in vitamin deficiencies. When patients undergo a Lapband will have reduced food consumption, and as a result this will decrease the amount of nutrients being…

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What Is A Preoperative Diet & Can I Avoid Doing This?

A very commonly asked question is: What is a preoperative diet? Prior to undergoing a weight loss procedure, the Surgeon will require the patient to follow a specific diet, this is known as a ‘preoperative diet’. This diet includes an OPTIFAST program along with other dietary specifications which are given to you by our Dietitian during your initial Dietitian consultation. The…

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