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Did you hear the one about the woman who had a gastric band but says she can't lose any weight because all she can get down is melted chocolate? It's not a joke - it's real.
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Three slices of white bread a day linked to obesity

www.gdaguru.com today reports that people who eat three slices of white bread a day are more likely to be overweight or obese, a study has found. 
(31-05-2014)

Light bedrooms 'link to obesity'

www.gdaguru.com today reports that sleeping in a room with too much light has been linked to an increased risk of piling on the pounds, a study shows. 
(30-05-2014)

Most Brits need slimming classes

www.gdaguru.com today reports that controversial NHS guidance suggests two in three people should be offered slimming classes funded by the state. 
(29-05-2014)

Weight loss: NHS backs 'lose a little, keep it off' plans

www.gdaguru.com today reports that new weight loss guidelines for the NHS in England will advise people to "lose a little and keep it off" for life. 
(28-05-2014)

Britain's binge drinking levels are among the highest in the world

www.gdaguru.com today reports that Britain is among the worst countries in the world for binge drinking, according to a new report by the World Health Organisation. 
(27-05-2014)

One in five Britons short of vitamin D

www.gdaguru.com today reports that one in five Britons may be deficient in vitamin D, according to new NHS guidance which says supplements should be given out more freely. 
(26-05-2014)

'Arrogance' of ignoring need for sleep

www.gdaguru.com today reports that society has become "supremely arrogant" in ignoring the importance of sleep, leading researchers have told the BBC's Day of the Body Clock. 
(25-05-2014)

Children of nicotine-addicted parents more likely to become heavy smokers

www.gdaguru.com today reports that the more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth will not only take up cigarettes but also become a heavy smoker. 
(24-05-2014)

Spelt shortage

www.gdaguru.com today reports that soaring demand for spelt and the impact of a poor harvest in 2012 have left some mills unable to supply bakeries. 
(23-05-2014)

UK coeliac disease diagnoses 'up fourfold' over 20 years

www.gdaguru.com today reports that the number of people diagnosed in the UK with coeliac disease has increased fourfold between 1990 and 2011, a study suggests. 
(22-05-2014)

Obese at 25? Get ready to suffer more later

www.gdaguru.com today reports that if you are already obese at age 25 you are likely to be facing a future of serious weight problems after 35, including severe obesity. 
(21-05-2014)

Could polar bears help cure obesity?

www.gdaguru.com today reports that polar bears may hold the answer to the obesity crisis in their genes, new research has shown. 
(20-05-2014)

Bowel disease A-to-Z guide launched

www.gdaguru.com today reports that patients with bowel disease are to be able to access an A-to-Z guide to help them find a specialist doctor. 
(19-05-2014)

Sugar is the real enemy, not fat itself

www.gdaguru.com today reports that a new US documentary has called for laws to limit the consumption of harmful sweeteners hidden in 'healthy' food. 
(18-05-2014)

Three quarters of British men will be overweight or obese by 2030

www.gdaguru.com today reports that new projections by the World Health Organisation and the UK Health Forum suggest three quarters of British men will be overweight or obese within 16 years. 
(17-05-2014)
 
the Leveson Inquiry - my stance
Giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry was an ordeal for many of the so-called "victims" and in my case, I needed a lot of persuasion. In the end, it was only because I became convinced that...
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Back to the future
And 7 years have flown by since I was last here, I lost 5 stone after the band but it has taken 6 years - I didn't have the same dramatic losses that you use in women's own every week, it has been a...
The facts of life...
Have maintained my weight for over a year now. It is what my dietician calls the 'J shaped curve'. Typical for gastric band patients. So you drop weight and a little goes back on.  This is what I...
Can't believe it's a year since last update
Band continues to do its job very well, some days better than others! I have lost more weight than I ever dreamed. Are now at my ideal weight and just want to maintain. Having gastric band is best...
Progress!
Hi peeps! The gastric banding op went well, 3 and half months down the line, have lost a total of 40 pounds so far. Still have the problem of being greedy and eating too fast, have recently been...
Wed 25th Sept
Started Garcinia Cambogia on Monday 23rd Sept weight today is 190.8. Carbs on Monday = 140 Carbs on Tuesday =90  Weight today Wednesday is 188.  Down 2.8 since...
my new life
I have done it , reached my goal with weight watchers, it feels great I am now 10st with weight watchers and my band I should be able to stay this weight give or take a 1lb or 2 for life. Fingers...
18 months out.
18 months out and it all seems to have come to a halt anyone else having the same problem xx
Catch up...
Having gained over a stone - which I am putting down in large part to the menopause from hell - I had a fill today.  4.5 mls now.Life is very good and I am so pleased I had the band but I think...
Weight loss update
Just updating weight loss.  Band restiction is good and haven't weighed as little as this ever as an adult
Great to be back!
Hello everyone!  Sorry I’ve been away.  I was in Japan visiting my wife and son for a few weeks.  I’ve been pretty jetlagged but I think I’m over it now.  I hope...
Down down down
I hope I will be going down again this week.  Last week I broke through my next stone barrier; I hope I don't creep up instead of down, down, down!
my new life
Well here i am again after so long,it has taken me 6 years since my op but i am now 10st 8lb 7lb off my goal weight and i can tell you im pretty pleased with my self and am now feeling much healthier...
I'm melting
I must admit, I'm already dissatisfied with the site... I think I'm looking for something a bit like Weight Watchers online, where you can track your diet and exercise as well as get support. I don't...
Today's plan
Today's plan is to not have any bad snacking, avoid daytime temptations, try to drink more water and go swimming. Hopefully not drink more water whilst swimming. Work - I have a lot on with...
back at last
After losing nearly half my body weight -(started 19 stone 10 and now 9 stone 12) i can honestly say ......what a journey. After losing all the weight the final part of the jigsaw came last year when...
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