obesity

grandkids | Longevity LIVE

Obesity is a major health problem of the modern age. It’s not only restricted to adults and parents, but increasingly more children are growing up obese. This threatens their future lifespan. According to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 17.6 million children under five are estimated to

avoid middle age [longevity live]

Avoid middle age spread this festive season by resetting your body. Let’s face it, as we age it gets trickier to maintain a fit and lean body. This is not to say that ageing means you’ll gain weight immediately. However, it’s not uncommon for people to accumulate more weight over

obesity | Longevity LIVE

Young children in England are being sent to secondary school with a major setback when it comes to their health: they are morbidly obese. At the moment, the government is fighting this issue, but a radical change is required for the battle against obesity to be won. According to recent

Active weight management

Words matter, says Angela Alberga, assistant professor in Concordia University’s Department of Health, Kinesiology and Physiology ,  whether they come from friends, family, a schoolmate, a respected peer or the federal government. Words can be either helpful or harmful to the person towards whom they are directed. She critiques a Canadian Senate

joints | Longevity LIVE

Especially today, with thousands of different diets competing for attention in the quest for long-term weight-loss – not to mention diseases such as diabetes and obesity contributing to disease-related deaths worldwide – it is important understand what actually works in this regard. That being said, losing weight can sometimes be

cravings | Longevity Live

In a world that vilifies cravings, it’s common for many of us to do everything in our power to not give in and simply ignore them. However, this would be a bad move as cravings are not the enemy but are rather a way in which our body attempts to

children | Longevity Live

In a time when we rarely encourage outside play, the TV has become a substitute for much-needed activity. Globally, 108 million children are obese. These dangerous levels of obesity make it more important than ever to guide children’s habits. Parents are the first heroes to children. That being said, show

ban | Longevity LIVE

The UK government is proposing an ambitious ban on selling energy drinks to kids and will target other calorie dense, nutrient poor food buying behavior.  Their goal is to halve childhood obesity by 2030. Research confirms that energy drinks are being consumed by 25% of six to nine-year-olds. The figures

caffeine | Longevity LIVE

There are plenty of foods and beverages that need to be given up once a woman conceives. The health of your baby is of paramount importance and what you ingest can affect the growth and development of the fetus. While alcohol is the beverage that’s most commonly given up, recent

hemp | Longevity LIVE

There is a plant that can be harnessed to address many of the problems we face in this country: nutrition, employment and environmental damage, for starters. It can be used to make rope, clothes, food, paper, textiles, plastics, insulation and biofuel. This plant is called hemp, and it is banned