Weight Loss

Vegetarian Diets reduce Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Researchers have shown that vegetarians are less likely to show Metabolic syndrome symptoms. Metabolic syndrome is a collection of diseases that contribute to cardiovascular disease, including diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity. In the study 23 out of 100 vegetarians were found to have 3 or more metabolic symptoms compared... 

Posted: 15/06/2011

More on Weight Loss

New research has found that self control can make you more aggressive. So if you are dieting and controlling your diet, you might find yourself becoming more aggressive. This is a result of you being more stressed. You are stressed because you are giving up short term gains, like a... 

Posted: 29/03/2011

Optimal Health Resource

Another interesting blog to find useful information is http://myoptimalhealthresource.blogspot.com/. Todays article was about vitamin D. We have talked a little about vitamin D before and the importance of recieving it through sunlight, however this article talks about how vitamin D protects against colon cancer. Again this is an example of... 

Posted: 16/03/2011

Obesity Admissions Increase

According the BBC Obesity admissions have soared 30% last year. For those involved there is an increase in health risks including heart disease, diabetes and some cancers. Another BBC article talks about design issues regarding obese clients. For example airplanes are selling tickets for two seats if you cant fit into... 

Posted: 24/02/2011