Date: 03 December 2013
With every 1g of sugar you eat being converted into 2g of body fat, sugar is the biggest culprit in rising obesity incidence. A fact that needs to be taken charge off before 2014!
Bariatric Surgery: an Option for Enhanced Sexual Satisfaction
05 November 2013
Losing 5lbs or 5 kilos on the scale is quite a challenging task. Every effort put in needs to be recognized and rewarded, so that the person in question keeps up the great work. Reward could pour in the form of cash or treatment tickets to enjoy all the effort put in.
Opting for Slimline Shopping
17 September 2013
Bad planning can be the downfall of many diets, so make sure your fridge and store cupboards are stocked with a variety of healthy ingredients so that you'll always have the makings of a good nutritious meal or snack.
Food Concocting- A Symptom of Binge Eating
04 September 2013
A food-mixing practice, is known as "concocting". It is common among people with
symptoms of binge eating disorder. Examples include "mayonnaise with cheese,
beans, ketchup and beef," "mashed potatoes with Oreos" and chocolate, pickles
and peanut butter — also with Oreos.
Functional Foods and Obesity
12 August 2013
Foods can be regarded as functional if proven to affect beneficially one or more target functions in the body, beyond adequate nutritional effects, in a way relevant to improved state of health and well-being, reduction of risk of diseases, or both. Research is now showing it's possible to promote health and wellness using foods and beverages that influence angiogenesis.
Tips to Prevent Unwanted Weight Gain with Insulin Therapy
04 June 2013
Why do patients gain a significant amount of weight when on insulin therapy? Several proposed theories include decreased glycosuria due to improved glycemic control, the anabolic effects of insulin itself, decreased metabolic rate, aggressive treatment of hypoglycemia, and defensive eating to prevent hypoglycemia or deal with the fear of hypoglycemia.
Guide to Help Your Daughter Shed Extra Weight
09 May 2013
Mothers are in an enviable position to ensure their daughters grow up with good eating habits, self-esteem and positive body image. A large-scale study of over 5300 adolescent girls found that girls’ desire to be thin or lose weight was based in part on their perception of what their mothers wanted for them.
Top 10 to Add Intensity to Your Water Workout
25 April 2013
Can you walk in the water for 30 minutes at moderate intensity, then its time to add variety and intensity to your workout routine. If you like being in the water but get bored swimming up and down lanes, or just want to vary your routine, consider trying some pool exercises.
Stress: a factor in abdominal weight gain
02 April 2013
Stress can affect virtually any part of the body and produce physical, mental
and emotional symptoms including allergies, dizziness, headache, heart
palpitations, environmental sensitivity, impaired coordination, impaired
immunity and weight gain.