Obesity

Top 3 Hypnotherapy Courses to Help You Lose Weight

Jul 20, 2020

Weight loss can be a long and difficult journey with many ups and downs. If you're tired of constantly changing diets and struggling to find a plan that works for you, hypnotherapy has been shown to be an effective solution to maintaining a healthy...

How Hypnosis Can Help You Lose Weight

Jul 20, 2020

What if you could lose weight with your mind? Yes, that’s right. No crash diets, no food deprivation, no counting calories and no surgery. If you’ve done any of these but to no avail, don’t feel bad because they lead to negative health outcomes.

Best Weight Loss Workouts

Nov 29, 2019

Every diet needs a good exercise routine for you to lose weight and keep it off permanently. Diet pills and crash diets may seem to work in the short term but these methods may do your body more harm than good. The best approach to healthy and permanent...

Steps to Long Term Weight Loss

Nov 27, 2019

Following a weight loss diet and a fitness routine may yield satisfactory results but your next challenge is how to keep the excess weight away permanently. Long term weight loss requires consistency, focus and commitment. If you are lucky, you may not...

Canteen Wars: How healthy is your school canteen?

Jun 26, 2019

How healthy is your school canteen? Can you trust that it has your child's best healthy interests at heart?  According to the Daily Telegraph, "school canteen menus are set for an overhaul amid revelations that many serve junk foods to children  ­including...

Obesity Could Cost Australia $21 Billion

Jul 11, 2018

Treating obesity-related diseases is tipped to cost Australia $21 billion in 2025. The World Obesity Federation (WOF) figures also show the global cost will reach USD $11.2 trillion in the next eight years. At the moment, Australia’s economic burden...

A Healthy Approach to Weight Loss

Mar 18, 2017

Eating a balanced, nutritious diet and embarking on a healthy exercise regime is a healthy approach to weight loss. In order to maintain a stable weight, your energy intake needs to be balanced with your energy output.  In other words, if your energy...

Research: Could Your Suburb Make You Fat?

Mar 10, 2017

Does the area you live in make you more or less healthy? New research from the Australian Catholic University Institute for Health and Ageing, found that locale is linked to obesity levels. Specifically, people who live in outer suburbs tend to gain...

The Dangers of Obesity

Jul 15, 2015

It seems everywhere we turn, we are confronted with the obesity epidemic. The dangers, the statistics.  In today’s society with the age of technology, convenience foods, less time, less exercise, is there any hope of winning the battle against overweight...

How Toxic is Sugar?

Aug 27, 2014

  Our love affair with sweet foods has taken a turn for the worse.  As we walk down the grocery isle, our eyes cast over the simplest products, those products with health written all over it.  However, as research develops into the harmful ways of...

Sleep & Obesity

Mar 21, 2014

Getting a good night’s sleep doesn’t only ensure you wake up refreshed and ready to face the day. It could also help maintain a healthy weight, say researchers who have found a link between lack of sleep and obesity. What the Study Involved The US...

Obesity and Your Brain

May 17, 2013

A new study published in the journal Neurology has found that obesity may lead to a more rapid mental decline. It’s one of the first studies to delve into the link between obesity and the brain. What the Study Involved The French research team surveyed...

Study: Health Costs of a Sedentary Lifestyle

Oct 30, 2012

We Australians like to think of ourselves as an active, outdoors loving nation, but statistics are proving this healthy image to be a myth. In 2007-2008, a National Health Survey discovered that over 60 percent of Australians were either overweight or...

Study: Late Nights Lead to Weight Gain

May 18, 2011

Researchers at Northwestern University in the United States recently discovered there may be a link between habitually staying up late and weight gain. While the researchers could only speculate on why the correlation exists, their study, which included...

Obesity Could be Wired in the Brain

Apr 14, 2011

If you’re overweight but just can’t resist the temptation of high-fat foods don’t beat yourself up. Your inability to say no could be wired in your brain. High Fat Diets Insulate Brain Cells A study led by Monash University in Melbourne has found...

Obesity In Kids

Jun 15, 2009

Young children do look cuddly with 'baby fat', but there are good reasons for taking a closer look at your child's weight to prevent obesity. Studies in recent years show that there is an increase in the number of children suffering from obesity. Generally, a...

Understanding Obesity

Jun 13, 2009

Statistics gathered by the World Health Organization (WHO) show that an estimated 2.6 million people die yearly because of obesity. Obesity is best described as the abnormal or excessive accumulation of body fat that poses serious health risks to those...

Haemorrhoids: Causes & Treatments

Apr 16, 2009

Haemorrhoids, or piles, are enlarged veins of the rectal/anal area that become dilated and swollen.  These can occur internally, typically in your rectum, or externally around your anus.  Haemorrhoids are very common in the adult population, with...

Understand Blood Pressure & What It Means

Aug 13, 2008

Our blood pressure is an important way of measuring our overall levels of health, and it is vital that it is maintained in a normal range.  One of the best ways to do this is through maintaining our weight, so in this article, we are looking at the...

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