World Osteoporosis Day Press Release

2017-12-12T18:59:48+11:00Announcements, Education, Osteoporosis|

October 20th marks World Osteoporosis Day, a day to think about your bone health and the bone health of those around you, which is timely considering over 60% of Australians currently suffer from low bone mineral density. Osteoporosis, which affects over 1 million Australians, is a condition in which bones become thinner and more fragile, [...]

Muffin Tops and Beer Bellies – What is Visceral Adipose Tissue?

2017-08-15T15:52:18+10:00Education|

What does your belly say about you? Shakespeare once said “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”. However true that may be, there’s nothing sweet about that extra abdominal fat you’re storing, despite the nickname you’ve so lovingly attached to it. Whether you have nicknamed your tummy fat as your food [...]

Five Reasons to Break Up With Your Scales

2017-08-15T15:52:18+10:00Opinion|

Five Reasons Why You Need To Break Up With Your Scales For some people, the scales can be a helpful tool for tracking daily weight and adopting healthy behaviours that support weight loss. A recently published study suggests that combining daily weigh-ins with weight loss education may be vital to adopting weight control [...]

Why we are dumping on BMI (Body Mass Index) from a great height.

2017-08-15T15:52:18+10:00Education|

BMI is as outdated as your Granny's favourite pair of underpants. But before we talk about why BMI (Body Mass Index) is an imprecise measure of how fat a person may be and an imperfect predictor of a person’s health risks, lets take a closer look at what your body weight is [...]