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Can We Trust BMI to Measure Obesity?

Around 60% of adults in the UK are overweight or obese, according to a 2013 study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. They are labelled this way because of their body mass index, or BMI. We are used … Continue reading

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Obesity crisis worsens as 11-year-old boy reaches 24 stone

England’s childhood obesity epidemic could be much worse than first thought following the publication of alarming NHS statistics which show that seven school children have tipped the scales at over 20 stone. The figures come from the National Child Measurement … Continue reading

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Struggling to lose weight? You do the maths…

Are you a serial dieter who is struggling to lose weight? Perhaps, like many of us, you are friends with somebody who seems to constantly indulge in high calorie ‘bad’ food like chocolate, crisps, biscuits etc. and never seems to … Continue reading

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Great news for dieters as XLS-Medical becomes available

This month sees the release of the fat-binding weight loss aid, XLS-Medical. Many of us will have seen the advertising campaign on TV, however, is XLS-Medical worth considering. Previously XLS-Medical was only available from Boots and Lloyd’s pharmacy; however it … Continue reading

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Obesity affects one in 10 adults around the world

10% of the world’s adults are now obese, according to a joint UK-US study published in The Lancet Continue reading

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