Thursday, February 21, 2019

Diet & Nutrition

Why body mad?

It seems to me that the western world is mad about bodies. Female bodies more so than male, but sadly the pressures on males to conform to the "ideal" are now also stepping up. Rising rates of easting disorders in adolescent boys is just one of the nastier effects. "Mad" however, has different meanings: Mad, as in...

Perfect Brad

The Courier Mail (28 Jan 08) reports results of a survey of 20,000 plastic surgeons around the world, into their patients’ preferences. Apparently the perfect woman has lips and eyes like Angelina Jolie, a chest like Pamela Anderson, a butt like JLo, nose like Nicole Kidman, and legs like Tina Turner, Sharon Stone, or Cameron...

We’ve Got Such a Long Way to Go….

I just read this post on justjared.com: Really Long Link Pierce Brosnan's wife, Keely Shaye Smith, was on the beach with her family, having a lil surf. In her bikini. And someone thought they'd make a dollar by snapping a series of photos of her and the kids and hubby. Whatever. Then the pics turn up on...

What the?

I can't believe what I'm reading right now, and yet I can't stop reading it, like watching a train wreck I suppose. It's a book by a very well-respected Australian wight-loss legend. She is a mum who lost weight by getting to a desperate state of mind and changing her and her family's lifestyle. She...

Another reason to get moving

I'm always interested in finding another reason to encourage people to move their bodies. We're so hooked into the idea of exercise needing to be about "the burn" and lose or control weight, that when we don't care about weight for whatever reason, exercise often also goes out the window! Driving to my clinic this...

How We Did It

How We Did It Weight Loss Choices That Will Work for You -by Nancy B. Kennedy