Do people become obese because they are sedentary or does obesity lead to inactivity?
Okay this seems like one of those chicken/egg arguments but it’s not just a pointless philosophical question
Play a word association game with the word diabetes and most people will probably say sugar.
A new epidemiological research study provides fresh evidence that sugar may be an independent risk factor for diabetes, even taken on a calorie by calorie basis compared to other food groups.
More commonly seen in men excess belly fat is a potential killer.
Studies have shown that an accumulation of fat in the abdominal area can have serious long-term consequences for our health
Did you know that green tea is the most consumed beverage in the world.
Across Asia in countries such as China and Japan green tea is a centuries old staple in the local diet
In a previous article we learned how exercising moderately may be better for achieving weight loss results than long exercise sessions.
Everyone is aware that weight loss requires both a change in diet and an exercise program to be really effective. However, determining the exact balance is more complicated than many people realize.
What is the one change you can make in any lifestyle that will quickly show weight loss results?
This is a question that is very much in the news in New York .
Public health officials there have been under fire for implementing a policy that forbids the sale of super-sized sugary drinks in restaurants and movie theaters across the city.
A study currently available in the archives of internal medicine underlines the value of staying fit in middle age.
Researchers looked at the medical records of 18,670 participants in what was known as the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study