obesity

6 easy ways to incorporate exercise into your workday

Weave these simple fitness take-outs into into your workday and you could be getting fitter before you know it!

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Balance your way to bliss in the new year

Karina Stewart – master of traditional Chinese medicine and founder of Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary – offers tips on how to find balance and calm during periods of stress or change.

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Never go to sleep on an argument: research proves science behind the saying

Scientists find people who are paid more attention by their partners are more likely to have deep ‘restorative’ sleep.

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Want to reduce inflammation? Cut out these foods

We know what to eat to fight inflammation, but what are the most common causes of inflammation in our diet?

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Fermenting for health – 5 fermented foods you should be eating right now

Fermented and pickled foods are a powerhouse of nutrients. These bacteria boosting foods are known for their ability to take food through the seasons, but what many don’t know about is their incredible ability to heal our gut.

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Study shows fast food can reduce levels of testosterone among overweight men

Some men hoping to father children one day may need to think twice next time they order that pizza, burger or kebab – or any type of fast food for that matter.

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Reducing sugar in drinks would prevent 300,000 cases of type 2 diabetes, says study

A new study finds that by lowering sugar in sweet drinks, 1 million cases of obesity could be prevented.

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Harmful Effects Of Being Overweight Underestimated

New research reveals the real impact of being overweight.

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Cost of obesity on the rise

Today is the third World Obesity Day, which aims to reverse the global obesity crisis by helping people achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

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The biggest diet derailers

Scientists from CSIRO have found the biggest diet derailers.

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New study links poor sleep with weight gain

Could inadequate sleep be increasing your waistline?

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Always read the label: US toughens rules for packaged food information

First major changes in 20 years focus on calories, serving size, added sugars and vitamins

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Brain ‘10 years older’ in overweight people, study shows

Jury still out on links between obesity and memory loss, dementia.

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Latest Report: Why you should stop counting calories and focus on nutrition

National Obesity Forum reports that ‘eating fat does not make you fat’, warns against the perpetuation of ‘low-fat diets’.

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Breakthrough study: Improved diabetes control with low-carb diet

Study shows that low-carb diets have resulted in a 40 per cent reduction in medication levels for Type 2 Diabetes.

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Your friends can make you sick

Results of studies over decades, especially one following 12,000 people over 32 years, has uncovered a dark truth about how your friend’s health can influence your own.

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Sleeping less is making you sick

New study confirms the high health risks of sleeping less.

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The skinny on good fats

The skinny on ‘good fats’ and why you should be incorporating them into your diet.

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White bread link to obesity

Children’s white bread consumption blamed for rising obesity levels in Auckland.

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How mobile phones could rescue us from obesity

New study finds mobile phones could improve the health of young people

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The “Skinny Pill” is almost a reality

Researchers are hopeful about a pill that could block the gene responsible for obesity and Diabetes Type 2

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Study finds social butterflies in their 20’s are healthier and happier in their 50’s

Lower risk of early mortality for those socially connected in their younger years

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Diet drinks may lead to increased fat in older people

Think diet drinks are the smarter choice? Perhaps not. A new study suggests that diet drinks may cause weight gain in older people

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New studies reveal just half an hour of lost sleep can lead to weight gain

In the latest study targeting sleep deprivation, results have shown an increase in adverse effects on metabolic rates.

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