Archive for the ‘Weight management’ Category

Struggling to keep weight on then a daily healthy nutritious build up drink may be what you need.

Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011

If you’ve recently been ill and lost some weight and need to gain it back or if you have difficulty keeping weight on why not opt for the Smart Nutrition build up drink… Blueberry and Avocado Build-up drink Sesame seeds            1 tsp (about 4g) Whole almonds            1 tsp (about 4g) Hemp seeds (shelled)            1 tsp […]

Save money, Ditch the credit card and eat more healthily

Posted: Thursday, October 21st, 2010

A study published this week showed that when we pay for food with cash we make healthier choices and steer clear of junk food and impulse purchases. Cash should also keep your weight down as researchers suggested that there is a link between rising obesity and the use of cash cards in America. Great news […]

‘Healthy’ snacks are loaded with sugar.

Posted: Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

The Times reported last week that supermarket snacks that are marketed as healthy may contain up to 69% sugar; more than three times the amount found in chocolate ice cream. It is common for low fat options to have more sugar than conventional products as manufacturers attempt to make these products more palatable. Most processed […]

Seaweed may reduce Obesity

Posted: Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Seaweed could be useful in the fight against obesity as it has been shown to reduce fat uptake by over 75%. In research published last week, scientists at Newcastle University discovered that alginate, found in sea kelp, stops the body from absorbing fat better then most anti-obesity treatments currently available over the counter. Dr Brownlee […]

Obesity drug suspended

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

The European Medicines Agency suspended the licence of the drug Reductil this week, suspecting that it may cause heart attacks and strokes. 17 deaths have been linked to the drug in Britain since 2001 and 1,105 suspected adverse reactions have been reported. Reductil contains Sibutramine which tricks the brain into feeling full, allowing people to […]