Are high protein foods healthy?
I’m sometimes asked about labeling and products and because proteins have now become recognized, at last, as being useful forRead more.
The 5:2 diet – not all it’s made out to be
Is intermittent fasting good for weigh loss? The concept of intermittent fasting as a weight loss tool was made popularRead more.
Energy Drinks – Useful Energy Boost or Health Hazard?
Think an energy drink is a good way to get an energy boost? Think again! Highly caffeinated energy drinks areRead more.
Sugar and Blood Pressure
Is sugar as bad as salt for blood pressure? We have known for a long time that a high saltRead more.
Why you’re probably not eating enough protein
What is the protein leverage hypothesis? The protein leverage hypothesis is a new theory by two professors, Stephen Simpson andRead more.
Australia’s love affair with fruit juice
Going for gold with fruit juice consumption In an analysis of sugary drink consumption in 187 countries, Australia and New ZealandRead more.
Good News for Sushi Lovers!
If you love eating Japanese food… you will know that eating the seaweed that is used to surrounds the riceRead more.
Sugary drink consumption is linked to type 2 diabetes
Can sugary drinks affect more than just your weight? A recent study shows regular consumption of sugary drinks is associatedRead more.
Relieve Osteoarthritis with Weight Loss
Do you suffer from osteoarthritis of the knees or hips? Are you considering a joint replacement? Well, you may beRead more.
Why juice diets are doomed from the start
Is Juicing – Good or Bad? Juicing is all the rage at the moment. It is touted as the betterRead more.
Calories in coffee
How skinny is your skinny latte? The calories in a coffee come mainly from the added milk or from theRead more.
Obesity in Pregnant Mothers
Obesity during pregnancy creates health issues for pregnant mothers, but we are now discovering that it can also have long-termRead more.
The Hunger Hormone: Leptin and Leptin Resistance
There are two hormones that are intimately involved in weight gain and obesity. One of these is insulin, which isRead more.
Hamburgers, Chips and Your Brain
We know that hamburgers and chips are bad for your weight, but did you know that they are also badRead more.
The Effects of Alcohol on your Weight and Health
Many people treat alcohol as simply another beverage, like water, but much more enjoyable. But it is important to rememberRead more.
Coffee and Diabetes
Coffee drinkers can once again breathe a sigh of relief. A French study, just published in the American Journal ofRead more.
Is a Paleo diet truly healthy?
What is the Paleo Diet? The Paleo diet is trendy and currently very popular. It is based on the conceptRead more.
Stress and Weight – Why stress causes different weight outcomes in different people?
Why is it that many people gain weight when they are under stress, whereas others lose weight? The answer liesRead more.
Atrial Fibrillation Improved by Weight Loss
Latest research from the University of Adelaide shows that sustained weight loss can free patients from atrial fibrillation, without theRead more.
Cholesterol Blood Tests: What HDL, LDL, Good Cholesterol, Bad Cholesterol really are
What does it mean? Cholesterol and triglyceride tests are blood tests that measure the total amount of fatty substances (cholesterolRead more.