Weight Loss

Revisiting The Health Benefits Of Grapefruit

For the millions of people who take cholesterol-lowering drugs, grapefruit is a no-no. It can block an enzyme that breaks down statin drugs like Lipitor, causing extremely dangerous levels of these drugs to be released into your bloodstream. Grapefruit (and other citrus fruit, including Seville oranges and limes) also interacts with many other drugs too, […]

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 […]