Obesity-Prone & Obesity-Resistant People: Some Myths & Facts

Introduction We all know someone who eat like a horse yet remains as skinny as a rake, while one of your other friend’s seem to pile on the pounds just by thinking about food. At the heart of the difference is metabolism (the sum of the chemical reactions occurring in the body at any given time).… Read More


Why Exercise Won’t Make You Thin!

I watched episode 2 of the the documentary ‘The Men Who Made Us Thin’ last night on BBC2. In this episode Jacques Peretti examines the links between exercise and weight loss as he charts the story of the fitness industry. He also sheds light on the search for a safe weight loss pill. The constant… Read More