Date: 11 March 2015
Researchers at the University of Bonn have reached the conclusion that the traffic light label is more effective in helping consumers resist high-calorie foods than a purely information-based label.
Top 10 Triggers for Over-eating
28 February 2015
For some women overeating means bingeing and for others it means consuming more or other than planned. Most of us are overeating for a hundred different reasons.
Gastric Bypass Diet After the Surgery
16 February 2015
Diet recommendations after gastric bypass surgery (or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass) or other weight-loss surgery vary depending on the type of surgery, where the surgery is performed and your individual situation.
Top 10 to Tips the Scale in Your Favour
31 January 2015
Bringing your fat intake to a healthy level can work wonders for your waistline. But there’s a lot more you can do to peel off those extra pounds and keep them off for good. The following strategies will help you whip your eating habits into shape and make you a weight-loss winner.
The Three Types of Overeaters: Identify & Take Action
13 January 2015
Scientists say inability to lose weight isn't just down to a lack of willpower. It is due to a person's individual make-up - the genes, hormones and psychology. The latest weight-loss theory is that instead of reaching for a one-size-fits-all diet, people should follow one that is tailored to their individual needs.
The Rules to Curb Obesity
12 November 2014
Childhood obesity has become a global epidemic, but it is not easy to treat. Recently, a Danish paediatrician, Dr Jens Christian Holm, has run a scheme, which he urges other nations to learn from, in confronting the global health challenge. He claims his pilot project has made a significant breakthrough in the battle against childhood obesity.
Fighting Genetic Predisposition to Obesity
03 November 2014
Obesity tends to run in families, suggesting that it may have a genetic cause. However, family members share not only genes but also diet and lifestyle habits that may contribute to obesity. Separating these lifestyle factors from genetic ones is often difficult. Still, growing evidence points to heredity as a strong determining factor of obesity.
Top 10 Signs of an Eating Disorder Relapse
02 April 2014
Surgery may be an element of treatment for clinical severe obesity. A person is classified as being affected by severe obesity when their Body Mass (BMI) is greater than 40, or the body weight is more than 100 pounds over the ideal body weight. Additionally, individuals who have a BMI of 35 or greater with an existing co-severeity (i.e. diabetes, hypertension, etc.) are also classified as severely obese.
Beauty Tips to Camouflage the Flab
02 October 2014
There is no denying of the fact that all of us have problem areas in our body. Nobody is born perfect! Problem areas in women range from thighs and buttocks to belly and arms. Exercising in the gym and dieting will help eliminate these problem areas over time. Meanwhile, there are ways you can instantly get a flat tummy, lean legs, tight buttocks and toned arms.