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Bariatric Surgery- Does It Work?

I have had 5 years experience working in the area of obesity surgery (called Bariatric Surgery) in a private hospital in Auckland and have dealt with many patients during that time. Read More...

Crustini

Here’s a tip for low fat nibbles to save you from the bad effects of chips. Put your oil into a plastic spray bottle to limit the amount of oil used. One brand sells their oil in spray bottles, and you can reuse that, or buy your own spray bottle. Read More...

Lemon Glazed Feijoa Muffins

This recipe is adapted from a recipe published in the NZ Herald by Elizabeth Pederson. It’s a great muffin recipe for using seasonal fruit, and in this case feijoas. Read More...

Iron - The Body's Gold

We all know that we need iron. We have all learned that it is essential for good health and mental well-being, but did you know that there are some foods which interfere with iron being absorbed? Did you also know that you can have too much of a good thing and too much iron is bad for you? Did you also know that some foods can make iron levels be absorbed up to 6 times the normal rate? No? Well read on. Or scroll to the bottom for a delicious low fat pate recipe. You heard me right - low fat paté, mmmm. (Loaded full of iron)! Read More...

Barbara's Low Fat Chicken Liver Paté

an excellent source of iron
This recipe is very low fat at around 7% compared to commercial pate that is 30-50% and has about 25 servings Read More...