Despite Fortunes Spent, Obesity is on the Rise

I wrote a Press Release today in response to a popular news story which featured in national media.  The article was about the staggering spend on weight loss aids that Australians have made this financial year – by the 30th June 2010, it is estimated that over $745 million would have be spent on weight loss (including surgery).  To…

National Heart Foundation Gives Tick to Fish Fingers, Pies & Ice-cream…no wonder we are confused!

When browsing through the health articles online recently, I came across an article about the National Heart Foundation and how they have recently awarded one of their good health ‘ticks’ to the cereal ‘Cheerios’.  Not only was I quite appalled to read this, but became increasingly disturbed when I read about other foods that also carry the…