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Are Diet Pills The Silver Bullet For Obesity?

If you have a problem with your health and visit a general practitioner, you might be prescribed medication to alleviate symptoms and make you feel better. But what if your health concern is excess weight? Pharmacology is just one of several options to treat obesity, along with lifestyle changes and the more radical option, bariatric […]

Real Women Don’t Bounce Back To Their Pre-pregnant Shape

Women are often bombarded with contradictory advice after childbirth – from health professionals, family, friends, and other new mums on social networking sites – about how to shift the weight they gained during pregnancy. Some of this advice is evidence-based and centred on eating a variety of nutritious foods and getting regular exercise. But much […]

Here’s How To Set Up A Weight Loss Scam

In our battle with excess weight, Australians spend more than $790m a year on weight-loss products. Many are based on shortcuts that seem to allow users to maintain their existing calorie intake or avoid getting active and still achieve their goal weight. Manufacturers of these pills, potions, liquids, magnets and devices play on consumers’ desire […]