Tag Archives: obesity

Blokes Need to Man-Up & Lose Weight

I read an interesting article recently about men and weight loss which stated that 70% of Australian men are overweight or obese compared to only 56% of women.   Yet it seems that women are generally more concerned about doing something … Continue reading

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Be Worried About the Latest Weight Loss Drug

Yet again, there is a claim that a ‘revolutionary’ new drug is available to help fight obesity.  This one is an injection (that you self-administer) called Saxenda.  The big questions are: ‘does Saxenda really work?’ and ‘can it be harmful?’  … Continue reading

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Do You Live in Australia’s ‘Fattest’ Area?

The National Heart Foundation released some amazing data this week about the regions in Australia that had the highest proportion of overweight people.  The Darling Downs, located about 1.5 hours west of Brisbane, has the dubious honour of having the … Continue reading

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Obie’s Sensational Weight Loss

If you are currently losing weight, you know how tough it can feel sometimes – having to watch every single thing that you eat and drink but knowing that at the end, it’s going to be worth it. It’s not … Continue reading

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Pizza Vending Machine – the Latest in Fast Food

While we know we are one of the ‘fattest’ nations in the world, we seem to be ignoring the warnings and spending huge amounts of money on fat and calorie-saturated fast foods.  Did you know that Australians are expected to … Continue reading

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New UK Obesity Pill is a Whole Lot of Hot Air

I love blogging about the ‘latest’ weight loss diet / drug / fad – and the more peculiar they are, the better!  This one fits right in the ‘Are You Serious?’ category:  Scientists in the UK have just released a … Continue reading

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Morbid Obesity Kills Child

You may remember a few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about a 2 year old boy who underwent  dramatic obesity surgery in order to lose weight. (see blog here:  https://loseweightwithsue.wordpress.com/2013/09/23/obese-two-year-old-gets-weight-loss-surgery/) .  I mean, I think this is an appalling … Continue reading

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