"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new."
WEIGHT LOSS LINKS
International Calorie Counter - allows monitoring of distribution of macros (ie. % energy via Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat)
Some recipes, meal ideas and information about trends/fads
CALORIE COUNTING APPS
Cancer Council website advocating National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) recommended dietary guidelines - meal plans, information, recipes
Australian Calorie Counter- scans barcodes, enter your recipe to calculate calories
Portion sizes illustrated and explained available for Children, Adults and Pregnant women - well researched to ensure adequate nutrients are included in your diet.
Low-Carb - Potential benefits for Diabetes
The Blood Sugar Diet: Michael Mosely from BBC
ONLINE WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAMS
Speak to you health-care team about their opinion on these resources- they are likely to differ! Research is evolving in the area of weight loss and nobody can know what is exactly right for you. However gathering information is power! Be curious about the pros and cons of different weight-loss strategies and modify them to suit your medical conditions and preferences in conjunction with your dietitan, family doctor, surgeon, exercise-physiologist and endocrinologist.