What has Bambi’s mum being shot dead by a hunter and Simba’s dads paw slipping from his hold into a stampeding herd of cattle got to do with obesity?
Are you getting 25-30g or dietary fibre each day? There are several different types of fibre that have different body benefits. Try this quick quiz (see link below) to assess your intake.
If you have had a sleeve gastrectomy in the past 1 ½ years, skip the quiz at it is based on frequency rather than amount of food. Your food intake is way under the standard serves the quiz is based on. More suitable for people with a gastric band.
Dr Karen Hitchcock, a Melbourne obesity physician and fiction writer says it is time for us as a society to either eat less or accept obesity. She talks with compassion, insight and honesty – I highly recommend you listen to the 20 minute interview with the ABC broadcaster aired this week.
Mulling through the causes of the weight epidemic, I came across an entirely complex obesity map that said it all. Link below to check it out. Mind-boggling. What can an individual do amidst this tangled web? A sleeve or band, work pretty well and you could work on reducing self-stigma to optimize your new-life experience at a lighter weight.