childhood obesity

The Decision To Band or Sleeve!

Comparison Between Gastric Band and Gastric Sleeve Having made a life-changing decision to embark on weight loss treatment with bariatric surgery you need to consider your options as well as...


Infant BMI Checks To Prevent Obesity

Early Childhood Obesity May Be Predicted by An Infant’s BMI Following a recent study, scientists say that an infant’s BMI could be a predictor which children are more likely to...


It’s Official 27% Of Australians Are Obese!

Since 1975 The Global Obesity Rate has Increased Six Fold & 27% of Australians are Officially Obese An international study has been published showing the serious implications for cancer rates,...


Risk Factors Making Our Children Fat!

Understanding risk factors that contribute to childhood obesity As the rate of obesity in the U.S. population has risen dramatically, more and more children are becoming overweight at younger and...


Can The Air We Breathe Make Us Obese?

Air pollution exposure increases obesity risk Laboratory rats who breathed Beijing's highly polluted air gained weight and experienced cardio-respiratory and metabolic dysfunctions after three to eight weeks of exposure. A...


Inactive Obese At Risk Of Heart Disease & Diabetes

Sedentary behaviour associated with poor cardiovascular health, diabetes in people with severe obesity Sedentary behaviour is associated with poor cardiovascular health and diabetes in adults with severe obesity, independent of...


Rising Threat of Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Obese Toddler Diagnosed With Lifestyle Related Diabetes   It is shocking to hear in the media today that our children, the future generation are at threat of developing what was...