Genetics? or Lifestyle?

(Pant et al. 2021) Obesity is NOT only genetics I have set an essay question for my students with the title: “It’s in my genes! Or is it? – Genetics vs epigenetics in obesity” It was very interesting reading their take on this, and also seeing the biases come through. I do love checking out references my students used for…

What Is Your Weight Loss Motivation Level?

Have you ever wondered why there are so many diets out there on the marketplace these days? With new diets popping up on the Internet and in health and wellness journals all of the time, the phrase ‘yo-yo dieting’ says it all. If the South Beach Diet doesn’t work, there is always the Beverly Hills Diet, or the Cabbage Soup…

Lose Weight With Living Foods

Losing weight doesn’t have to be boring when you focus on living foods. What does this mean? Simply by making sure your plate reflects a range of colours, you’ll naturally create more balanced and healthful menus complete with a range of living foods. What are living foods? They are alive, colourful, fresh and raw – fruits, vegetables and salads! Let’s…

How To Lose Weight And Keep Fat Off Without Strict Diet

Losing weight and keeping it off is a common goal for many people, but it can be particularly challenging for those living with chronic conditions. Traditional weight loss methods such as strict diets can be difficult to adhere to and may not be sustainable in the long term. However, there are several effective and evidence-based strategies that can help individuals…