Today is World Obesity day, with the theme “Treat Obesity now and avoid the consequences later” but despite all the attention paid to cutting out the risk factors and nipping the dangers of sudden death that could result from it in the bud, a significant portion of the population is […]

It was the reality TV show that saw overweight Australians from all walks of life shed a staggering number of kilos. But after filming wrapped, the contestants were on their own – but not all of them flourished when the cameras stopped rolling. From those who managed to maintain their […]

Hay is almost the perfect food for horses—most varieties offer the right balance of protein, fiber, nutrients and energy to keep the average horse healthy. The key word there is “almost.” One nutrient that hay may not provide in sufficient quantity is vitamin E. This essential nutrient is present in […]

Eating less and moving more are not as easy as they sound. For many time-poor, food-loving Singaporeans hoping to slim down, it can be a struggle to eat healthily and commit to regular exercise. For those who are obese, trying to lose weight poses even more of a challenge, doctors […]

It was a ‘last resort’ but I feel much better A weight off: Karen Forbes, of Mayfield, would recommend a new procedure that has helped her lose 14 kilograms so far. Picture: Marina Neil. A weight off: Karen Forbes, of Mayfield, would recommend a new procedure that has helped her […]

This post originally appeared on Rosie Waterland’s Facebook page and has been republished with permission. Last week I had a huge fight with my mum. Why? Because she’s ashamed of my weight. After years of a severe eating disorder that included hiding vomit in containers around my room, I had […]