Tag: <span>Calories</span>

I picked up the term Empty Calories a few years ago when I was trying to lose weight by going to a slimming club. It was used to describe foods that are typically high in sugar and fat, but have little or no nutritional value. When comparing foods and deciding…

Diet Surgery

This is one of the top questions that weight loss surgery patients ask, but it’s also one of the hardest ones to answer, because every bariatric team and dietician will have their own variation on this. And some people may need to follow a diet plan that is specifically tailored…

Diet Surgery

On top of all the free foods you can eat on Slimming World you’re allowed between 5 and 15 syns per day (and men get more!) to use on whatever you like – be that non-free ingredients in recipes, or treats such as chocolate. Your Slimming World book lists the…

Slimming World

When I fall off the wagon, there’s often an alcoholic drink involved! Most of the time I avoid drinking any alcohol at all, because it’s high calorie, and those calories provide little or no nutrition. Alcohol doesn’t fill me up, so in effect they’re just empty calories. And I’d rather…

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