Tag: Obesity

Have a Merry ‘Fit’mass!

In our world, Christmas is on 25 December. But if you live in Armenia apparently it’s on 6 January, or in Ethiopia, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, the birth of Christ is celebrated on 7 January. The most important thing is that wherever in the world… Continue Reading “Have a Merry ‘Fit’mass!”

How many Kilojoules is your coffee run costing you?

New Zealand has an entrenched coffee culture. We are spoilt for choice, with boutique cafes springing up on every corner, and with many of us working long hours and leading busy lives, a morning coffee has become a much needed boost for many.

Are YOU what you eat? Is that a good thing?

I Love this quote. It sort of sums up today’s society: ‘there must be a pill for that’. We seem to think that quick fix is the only way forward, we haven’t time to do things properly. Well, sorry, to make changes stick it… Continue Reading “Are YOU what you eat? Is that a good thing?”

Obesity is worse than they feared

A report in the Daily Mail today states that  half of Britons will be obese by 2050 are an ‘underestimate’, a shock report warns today. The obesity epidemic could be far worse than predicted because experts did not factor in how much fatter we are… Continue Reading “Obesity is worse than they feared”

New Zealand: third most obese nation in the world?

I was reading this article about a guy who is being deported from New Zealand because he is too fat. That won’t what attracted my attention though, it was the stats: New Zealand is the third most obese nation in the world. Wow.

Eat healthy and jump NHS queues?

I saw this in the newspaper today, and to be honest, I stopped to read it, because on principle I thought it was a good idea.The suggestion is that people who eat healthy visit the gym and can prove that are healthy will be… Continue Reading “Eat healthy and jump NHS queues?”