Why your waist-to-height ratio is a good measure of health

14 May, 2022 . by Erica

Forget scales and BMI – a healthy waist-to-height ratio may be the figure you need to focus on to monitor your health.

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5 diet tips to keep your cholesterol in check

14 May, 2022 . by Michelle Rose

Diagnosed with high-cholesterol? Check out our top tips from a dietitian on how to maintain healthy levels.

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4 unexpected side effects of weight gain

19 January, 2021 . by Sarah Fennell

We all know carrying a few extra kilos is not ideal, but experts explain four surprising knock-on effects that can result from being overweight.

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Waist size or BMI: Which is a better indicator of health?

9 July, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

It’s no secret that carrying too much weight increases the risk of health problems, but should you focus on BMI or waist size to figure out where you stand?

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What does yoyo dieting do to your health?

8 February, 2020 . by Sarah Fennell

Yoyo dieting has had some negative press – but there is some good news about weight fluctuations, too.

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Everything you need to know about insulin

24 September, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

We know insulin is a big issue for those living with diabetes, but what exactly is it, how does it work, and are there ways we can control it?

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Why ‘eating for two’ is a pregnancy myth

27 January, 2019 . by Sarah Fennell

You don’t have to ‘eat for two’ during pregnancy – gaining only a healthy amount of weight is better for mum and baby.

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Obesity crisis: The food choices that are making us fat

26 June, 2018 . by Michelle Rose

Obesity is a global epidemic, but James Tonkin uncovers some simple changes we can make to fight this growing health crisis.

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