Tapeworm Weight Loss…Really?

I am constantly amazed by the lengths that some people will go to in the quest of dropping excess kilograms – honestly, I think it’s more of a strange fascination.  It’s hard to believe that people are willing to compromise their health and dignity to lose weight – you may remember this one from last…

Is Coffee Good For Me?

It’s a morning ritual for some of us right?  Stumble out of bed, feeling a bit tired and disoriented UNTIL you have that first cup of coffee.  Thanks to the jolt of caffeine, you are suddenly awake, alert and ready to face the brand new day!  While that cuppa might give you the boost you…

Fat Dads Make Fat Kids

Obesity the disease of the ‘modern world’ and unfortunately, in Australia, the number of overweight people is continuing to grow.  Recent research has shown that it’s not just the easy availability of fast food and lack of exercise causing the problem:  it seems that genetics plays a key role multi-generational weight issues.       A recent study…

Diet Drinks Cause Diabetes

If you have been watching your waistline, you probably ditched full-sugar soft drinks in favour of the diet variety.  While diet soft-drinks are definitely lower in calories (most having between 1-5 calories per can), recent research shows that that choosing artificially sweetened drinks may be putting you more at risk to developing diabetes. It seems…