Posts: Weight loss

16 05, 2017

Punching holes in the Matrix

By | 2017-05-16T14:28:36+00:00 May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

I have always loved the movie ‘The Matrix’.  I watched it again recently with my daughter Meaghan, and I can’t help but be struck by the parallels of the situation that Neo, Morpheus and their allies find themselves in the movie, with the circumstances of a growing number of people who are fighting passionately for […]

30 03, 2017

Which diet works best for weight loss? – Whatever!

By | 2017-05-03T11:32:02+00:00 March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Those who have been around long enough in the obesity research area, typically despair of the public approach to ‘diets’ – low carbs, low fat, high protein – as a long-term solution for weight loss.

All come with ‘evidence’ that they work – at least within the limited sample and time span with which they’re tested. […]

13 12, 2016

5 ways to keep your health in check this silly season!

By | 2017-01-12T18:51:27+00:00 December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

We get it, between the end of year parties, family festivities and general holiday mode it’s easy to slip out of your routine and find yourself swearing on a strict health challenge come February. But, we know that you are the product of your habits and just sticking to a few regular practices can help […]

30 06, 2016

The microbiome and disease: sifting through the hype

By | 2016-12-19T10:14:02+00:00 June 30th, 2016|0 Comments

In ‘A short History of Nearly Everything’, Bill Bryson talks about a time in the 1980s when a crater discovered in the wilds of Iowa was thought to be the site of the comet crash that wiped out the dinosaurs.  Scientists flocked to Iowa where two little known palaeontologists: Ray Anderson and Brian Wilke, became […]