It is very clear that obesity is a huge problem Africans face in todays globalized world. Obesity is also a risk factor for other disease like Diabetes and heart disease. While calories and/ or a sedentary lifestyle contribute immensely to the problem, there are a number of other environmental and lifestyle
Diabetes sufferers may soon be able to inhale life-saving drugs rather than having to give themselves several daily injections, according to published research.
An American study of a new inhaler device for insulin found that it worked as well as the traditional method of injections.
The findings could offer hope to diabetes
At some point in your life you’ve heard, “Just pee in this little cup…” or some variation of this phrase and complied without question. Can the truth about your health really be revealed filling a cup up to that all-important line? Yes! With just one sample, your doctor can check
If you have decided to lose the extra pounds, then you surely know that the only way to do that is by combining workouts with a healthy, balanced and nutritious diet. However, there are some types of drinks that will speed up the fat burning and help you lose weight
#1 Freeze Ingredients for Later
If you want to save yourself the extra steps in the morning, prep most of your smoothie ingredients the night or up to a week before. Simply follow your recipes, chopping the ingredients and adding the correct measurements of fruit, veggies and spices then store them in
After the previous article on weightloss here. I decided to share with you quick and easy ways to know if you are making progress in the weight loss department. One way to know is by estimating the percentage of fat on your body by using the pinch test. This is done
Fitness experts always say, “exercise to trounce the extra weight”. Most of us go by their remarks but our efforts disappoint our loyalty. We exercise but still stay baffled as to why we are not weighing any less. You actually start wondering why you visit the gym in the first
I have been a coke addict. Yes, i confess. Mine was particularly bad especially during my undergraduate years. My addiction got so bad that i could tell the difference between coke in a bottle, a can, coke from London, Nigeria or even Thailand. Either that or i have a pretty
From burning less calories than you think when you exercise, to eating 'healthy' foods that are surprisingly high in calories, we highlight some common causes of creeping weight gain - and some simple solutions.
1. Going on holiday
"There's a lot of anecdotal evidence that we put on weight on holiday," according