Tag: fat

How to know where you are storing your body fat.

A DEXA scan can tell you how much fat, muscle and bone you have, and where your body fat is sitting. It’s a quick, painless and cost effective measure of body composition that is now open to everyone. Over the years, fitness clubs have weighed you in kilos, tape-measured you in centimetres, grabbed your skinfolds […]

The weight loss mistakes you’re making.

There are simple mistakes we all make when trying to lose weight at this time of year.   Sydney-based Nutritional Medicine Practitioner Fiona Tuck, 44 explains them to Bondi Beauty. With over 25 years of experience, Fiona is devoted to exposing food and diet misconceptions. Forget counting calories Although it monitors what you are putting in […]

Ease up on Paleo says US Professor.

The Paleo diet is great in principal, but we don’t have to be as strict as we think to glean the benefits. So what is the Paleo diet? The concept behind Paleo is a belief that to be healthier and happier we should return to the type of food our hunter gatherer ancestors ate. It […]

A cream to dissolve fat? Scientists are saying maybe.

Scientists researching baldness have stumbled on a protein that could reduce fat production. In research looking at hair growth, it has been discovered that the fat tissue under the hair follicles is activated by the same protein that triggers hair growth. This discovery could lead to the invention of fat dissolving creams. The groundbreaking research […]

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