In: weight

Bariatric obesity surgery in women leads to greater risk of serious birth complications if they fall pregnant
February 18, 2020

Dr Anita Star Pregnancy and Fertility dietitian discusses recent research findings on obesity surgery and increased serious risks to baby during pregnancy.

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A body (people) positive activity for mums, mums to be, and teens
February 18, 2020

6 words that describe me, problem solver, thinker, nurturing, kind, strong, brave. You have probably heard about the body positive movement…

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What is the most important nutrition tip for pregnancy?
February 18, 2020

When I ask women what nutrition advice they received from their doctor or midwife in pregnancy, way to often I hear, “not much really just to take a folate supplement” or “just to be careful with food safety and avoid deli meat and soft cheese”. ….

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Why school weigh-ins are a very bad idea
January 31, 2018

School weigh-ins to combat the obesity crisis have been reported in the media as a possible addition to current health policy…

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