Future treatment strategies for obesity!

 Obesity is a disease that can be defined as excessive amounts of body fat and is associated with increased risk of serious illness, disability, and death. In clinical practice, obesity is best assessed by calculating body mass index and measuring waist circumference (Wyatt, H.R. 2013). Treatment options are based on the body mass index, waist circumference, and…

Do crash diets really work?

What are crash diets you might be thinking? Crash diets are where someone tries to quickly lose weight by cutting down on the amount of calories they eat. This doesn’t work for long-term weight loss, and most of them aren’t healthy. We’re talking very restrictive, short term diets with a set of rules which focus on a…

How to eat like a Greek!

 The main parts of the Mediterranean diet are foods that are low in saturated fat, rich in healthy oils, and packed with fresh fruits and vegetables (plus exercise). In a healthy vegetarian food patterns, meat and seafood are not consumed, but eggs and dairy are most frequently included (Martinez Gonzales et al 2015). You don’t need…