Weight Loss

Don’t Believe The Hype About Diet Fizzy Drinks And Weight Loss

Here’s a recent news headline that made me laugh out loud: “Diet fizzy drinks work wonders for the waistline”. Wait, here’s an even better one: “Diet soda drinkers lost more weight than water drinkers”… Seriously, who comes up with this stuff? This is a shining example of industry-sponsored ‘Press-Release Medicine’. A press release about a […]

Fizzy Drinks Should Carry Health Warnings

There’s no missing the health warnings on cigarette packets. The ones saying: ‘Smoking can seriously damage your health’ or ‘Smoking causes cancer’… Now it looks like sugar-sweetened fruit juice and fizzy drinks could soon be carrying the same warnings… and it’s about time! Socially unacceptable The typical Briton consumes 12 teaspoons of sugar a day […]

Why The UK’s Obesity Rates Continue To Rise

We’ve been saying this for years: Fighting the UK’s obesity crisis by striking voluntary deals with Big Food and the fast-food industry to help promote healthy eating habits is delusional. However, while it may have taken some time, leading academics have recently spoken out against the UK government’s reluctance to tackle the country’s obesity crisis […]

Dark Chocolate Can Benefit Your Waistline And Mind

So far, studies have linked dark chocolate to a diverse range of benefits that include reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer, lowering blood pressure and improving blood flow; it also has mild anti-clotting effects that help prevent plaque formation in the arteries. That’s not all… Dark chocolate also provides polyphenols with high antioxidant […]