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Weight loss reverses heart condition in obesity sufferers

Australian research shows for the first time that obese people who are suffering from atrial fibrillation can reduce or reverse […]

Exercise makes the blood of obese people healthier

Exercise can reduce inflammation in obese people by changing the characteristics of their blood, according to new research published in […]

Body weight bias weighs on minds of fitness instructors

The research, published in Body Image, examined how a fitness professional’s perceptions of a hypothetical client’s motivation to exercise, as well […]

Ditch junk protein foods for healthy weight loss

Our favourite burger, pizza and meat pie may need a re-think after new research by CSIRO shows Australians are not […]

RACP releases new position statement to tackle obesity

Doctors have warned that the obesity health crisis is increasing chronic diseases like diabetes and stronger preventative action is needed […]

Healthy habits the key to ‘no-diet’ diet

Bond University researchers have shown the effectiveness of a weight-loss regime that keeps the kilos off for at least a […]

Australian public hospitals cannot meet the rising demand for obesity care

Despite our national waistline being touted as a major public health concern – new research, led by Western Sydney University, […]

What you eat, not your genes, determines sensitivity to fat

A taste for fat is not driven by genetics, rather it’s all down to diet, a new Deakin University study […]

Accept yourself, and you’ll eat better

The battle to correct eating disorders has taken an interesting turn with researchers finding that acceptance of weight, body and […]

Smartphones the stick needed to eat more carrots

Smartphone apps could be key to addressing Australia’s significant under-consumption of vegetables, especially with men and people who are overweight […]