Weight Gain

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Hard to believe, but it’s true. Toxic Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC) that lurk in many plastic products (1) we use on a daily basis can lead to weight gain. (2) While there have been a variety of studies proving this statement, one particular one conducted in the Environmental Health Perspectives Journal

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Calorie counting has been the dominant diet advice for over six decades. Yet we know that not all calories are created equal. Processed food has been exposed for the con artist it is and whole foods are back in favour. A recent study has exposed the research behind low fat diets as fraudulent…


Many of today’s sugar free products are loaded with a variety of sweeteners. Knowing the differences between each sugar substitute is crucial for your health and waistline. With names such as Neotame, Lactitol and Trehalose, not only have sweeteners become hard to recognize, but they sound more like characters out of

Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson is still a natural bombshell at the age of 52. Mother of two, actress and businesswoman Macpherson has worked hard to make her mark on the world. Yet in her late 40’s the culmination of stressors caught up with her. She began to gain weight and

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the fastest growing reproductive disorders in the world today. Affecting around 10% of the world’s female population PCOS has hit the status of epidemic. It’s even effecting celebrities like Victoria Beckham and Jamie Oliver’s wife, Jules Oliver. But there is hope; new schools

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Suffering from exhaustion, sleep disorders and weight problems is no way to live. Today many people are walking around with undiagnosed thyroid conditions. You may have had your thyroid checked and the results were ‘normal’, or you may be on thyroid medication and still be suffering from the same symptoms.


Imagine if you could increase your health and longevity, just by having fun with friends? Well it seems as though you can. Spending delicious time with close friends is one of the best mood lifters. The University of Michigan have discovered why. Researcher Stephanie Brown, assistant professor of internal medicine, conducted

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The Well Up Challenge – a journey to weight loss and wellness:  Over the past year Longevity hosted a weight loss and wellness challenge which aimed to improve the overall wellness of a group of overweight candidates over a nine month period. Our panel of experts provided advice and support

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What happened to skinned knees and sun-kissed cheeks? These days children can be found tucked away in the confines of their homes playing Playstation, eating junk food and watching more than three hours of TV on a daily basis. The 2014 Health Active Kids Report, sponsored by Discovery Vitality and

Do you sometimes feel like Pavlov’s famous dogs in that the mere mention of food has your tummy rumbling? Why is it that you can go through periods where you simply can’t satisfy your appetite?