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March 28th, 2014
An all time favourite smoothie mixed with your favourite fruit
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March 28th, 2014
Use your favourite tropical fruit for this refreshing treat.
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March 28th, 2014
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March 27th, 2014
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March 27th, 2014
Kick start an energy-packed day with your own home made Granola.
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March 27th, 2014
You want to lose weight, right? You know that foods high in fat c...
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March 26th, 2014
This easy and nutritious dish is perfect for a healthy lunch or d...
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March 26th, 2014
These simple pork skewers are perfect for beach parties and summe...
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March 26th, 2014
Stir fries are a quick and easy vegetarian option with many great...
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March 26th, 2014
Perfectly moist and sweet, this baked fish dish is low in cholest...
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March 26th, 2014
A one-pot winter warmer that's high in flavour and low in ki...
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March 26th, 2014
Vibrant orange and velvety smooth, this intensely flavoured soup...

Take the Quiz

Sometimes it’s hard to work out what weight loss option is going to work for you. By taking this quick quiz the decision might just be a little bit easier.


Question 1
Question 1

How long have you been trying to lose weight?




  1. 0 years
  2. 14+ years


Question 2
Question 2

How much weight would you like to lose?




  1. 0 kg
  2. 30+ kg


Question 3
Question 3

What is your BMI?
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Your BMI is: 0 - 18.4

Your BMI results show you’re underweight and possibly malnourished. Whilst some people are naturally slim, being underweight from poor nutrition or disease can have serious health risks. If your BMI is under 18.5 you should discuss it with your doctor. They will want to make sure you don’t have any illness causing the weight loss and then will advise you about how to safely gain weight. In the meantime, you may like to take a look at some of our delicious recipes.

  • Having a normal BMI will benefit your health

  • Eat enough calories to give your body the energy it needs

  • Inspiring recipe ideas include Middle Eastern lamb, mushroom omelette and banana cinnamon wrap

Your BMI is: 18.5 - 26.9

Your BMI results show you’re within a healthy weight range. Staying in shape can be hard, but our easy-to-cook recipes can help you maintain your health and still enjoy a delicious range of tastes each day. The risk of developing serious health consequences increases progressively as BMI increases, so remember to keep an eye on your weight throughout the year.

  • Remember to check your BMI regularly

  • Healthy eating can help maintain your weight

  • Inspiring recipe ideas include Middle Eastern lamb, mushroom omelette and banana cinnamon wrap

Your BMI is: 27 - 29.9

The non-surgical ORBERA® Managed Weight Loss Program could be the solution to effective weight loss for you. This proven solution can help you get into that brand-new outfit, look your best in those wedding photos and reach your 2014 weight goals. Kick start your weight loss with the ORBERA® Managed Weight Loss Program and discover why patients lose up to 50% of their excess weight in just six months.

Make your resolution last - find out more at your nearest clinic today.

  • Average weight loss of 10-15kg in six months

  • Focuses directly on nutritional and lifestyle support

  • Ideal for patients unable to achieve weight loss through traditional methods

  • Can lead to improvements in Type 2 Diabetes

As with all medical procedures there are potential risks of unforeseen, unknown or adverse reactions to medications and the procedure itself. Please discuss your questions and expectations about the ORBERA® System with an informed doctor and evaluate the benefits versus possible risks.

Your BMI is: 30+

A long-term, proven weight loss option, Gastric Banding Procedure can help you lose weight- and keep it off if your BMI is over 35 (or 30+ with one or more obesity related co-morbidities). This minimally invasive treatment has helped over 90,000 obese Australians since 1994, with patients maintaining weight loss at 15 years. What’s more, many patients see an improvement in the symptoms of weight-related diseases such as asthma, cardiovascular disease, sleep apnoea and diabetes, with some going into remission.

Make your resolution last- find out more at your nearest clinic today.

  • 30-45 minute procedure

  • Fully reversible procedure

  • Up to 80% improvement or remission of Type 2 Diabetes within 1-4 years of procedure

  • Proven, long-term solution for weight loss

Gastric Banding Procedure® is less invasive than other surgical weight loss procedures, but it's still important to note that all surgical procedures carry risks. There are risks that come with the medications and the methods used in the surgical procedure, as well as risks that come from how the body responds to any foreign object implanted in it. It is important to talk in details with a surgeon about the risks and complications that might arise during a Gastric Banding Procedure®.

What is BMI?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measurement used to classify a person's weight into broad categories such as healthy weight range, overweight or obese. It compares a person's weight to their height using the following formula:

BMI = weight (kg) / height (cm)2

BMI is the most common way of measuring whether a person is overweight or obese. The risk of developing serious health consequences increases progressively as BMI increases.

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