Weight Loss

Dangerous Diabetes Drug Turned Into A ‘New Weight Loss Formula’

Novo Nordisk, the maverick pharmaceutical giant that brought us the dangerous diabetes drug Victoza, will very soon find out if its new weight loss drug Saxenda will get the go-ahead… Only thing is Saxenda is exactly the same drug sold as Victoza! Run for cover As if making a risky (and potentially deadly in some […]

Cut Back On Carbs, Not Fat To Lose Weight

Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying that the definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” Well, I can say pretty much the same about some of the ‘health dogmas’ the mainstream so vehemently clings to, like the saturated-fat myth or the great cholesterol con and […]

Don’t Believe The Weight Loss Claims Of Diet Fizzy Drinks

Last year, the global beverage giant Coca-Cola rolled out an ad campaign encouraging people to unite in the fight against obesity. I have two words for you: damage control. That’s because there is overwhelming evidence stacking up linking the consumption of sugar-laden fizzy drinks to obesity and with consumers becoming much more aware of the […]

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 […]