Avoid The Easter Blowout

Easter is a 4-day holiday NOT a 4-day feast!!  Easter should be a time to relax and enjoy the company of family of friends rather than seeing how quickly you can polish off a box of Cadbury Roses.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s ok to have some chocolate over Easter, but by making discerning choices…

Biggest Loser USA Rapid Rebound Weight Gain

You may remember back in February I wrote about the Biggest Loser USA Winner, Rachel Fredrickson.  She lost an incredible 70.3kg to claim the crown, however, it was very evident that she was underweight:  she looked positively skeletal!  (read more here:  https://loseweightwithsue.wordpress.com/2014/02/11/winner-of-the-biggest-loser-usa-is-too-thin/ ).  However, since the shows’ finale, she has gained 9kg in 2 months…

MUMS TO BLAME FOR OBESITY EPIDEMIC

We have heard it all before:  Australians are currently in the grip of an obesity epidemic.  Perhaps what is more frightening is that we are getting bigger at a rate much quicker than experts had predicted.  In 2010, the OECD (The Organization of Economic Co-operation & Development) had estimated that by 2014, 60% of Australians…

Magda’s Back at Jenny Craig

Weight loss companies sponsoring celebrities to lose weight is nothing new – for example, Mahlia Barnes (Jimmy Barnes’ daughter) is the latest ‘face’ of Weight Watchers.  The idea can backfire badly however if the celebrity being sponsored puts back on all of his / her lost weight.   Jenny  Craig has had this embarrassing problem more…