I've forgotten my password...
Search for
Welcome to www.buddypower.net
Welcome to Anne Diamond's weight management community. Join us now and meet your Buddies!!! ...

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.
Write to Anne
IBS forum IBS group
Anne DiamondFree Product Testers

Green Tea Research shed's science light on benefits

A hormone called Ghrelin is known as the ‘hunger hormone’ due to the important role it plays in controlling our appetite - when levels of it rise, so too does our hunger. Recent research has discovered this might be the secret behind green tea’s apparently ability to aid weight loss and why it should be the dieter’s drink of choice. 

Reality stars dominate Mum of the Year nominees

The ten final contestants of the 14th annual Celebrity Mum of the Year 2015 have been released. Six of the ten finalists of this year’s competition, hosted by the holiday price comparison website www.icelolly.com, are reality T.V. show mothers.

BBC Good Food Show dates announced for 2015

The BBC Good Food Show will be held this year on 10-12 April at the HIC in Harrogate. At the event, there will be food shows and demonstrations by celebrity chefs and experts.

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

'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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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. 
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...
Anne's Articles:
Click here to become a Buddy today!
weight gain
well after checking back on my initial post I have gained all but 6 kg of my initial weight loss!! I had trouble with an oesophageal pouch and was advised to have a total de fill, once all symptoms...
its been a while
Hi time flies when you have been banded and having fun . doesnt feel like 8 years that i have had my band . ive never regretted it for a single second my weight is now ten stone 6lb so total weight...
We'll not been here fore ages! 1 stone on. My own fault bad food choices; but weighing 15 stone now for about 18 months, so feel in control. Need to really get cracking again a now use this tool...
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...
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...
Coming soon...
We will soon be opening a Directory.
Companies will be able to list themselves for free or purchase enhanced listings. If you're interested in buying a listing in the directory before it goes live please contact us.
Buddys, add your favourite recipe now !

Parsnip, onion and potato mash

Denby uploaded this recipe.
Advertise with us  |  Privacy  |  Terms & Copyright                                                                                     Website maintained by USP Networks