Category: obesity

These days it’s pretty hard to believe anything we read about what we should eat and drink. Nutritional facts are tossed about like raw ingredients. Sometimes they are mixed and baked and turned into something sweet and palatable. Other times they are burnt and bitter. The relationship between coffee and cancer is a good example. […]

Once you tip the overweight scales you are unlikely to ever get off again. Chronic weight losers are the big time losers. They end up stuck in the middle of cycles of weight gain and loss. Part of the problem has been the focus on energy input and output through dieting and physical activity. A […]

Depending on where you live, you look at your mobile phone on average between 40 (UK) and 120 (US) times a day. The likelihood of one of those interactions involving a health site is very low, despite the large number of applications available. In 2012 there were over 40 000 mobile device applications for health […]

Having more than one health problem is more common than we think and potentially deadly. Almost one in every four of us has two or more health conditions. With each additional disease morbidity, mortality and polypharmacy increases. Some think multimorbidity can be cured by focusing on the whole patient. Research shows the opposite. Multiple health […]