Obesity is the number one health issue facing the developed world. That’s bigger than drugs, bigger than cancer. Obesity is defined as excessive fat accumulation that may impair one’s health. Although many may talk about the role of genetics in effecting our very weighty status, this does not explain why the percentage of overweight people making up the populations of so many first world countries continues to tragically rise and rise generation after generation. Continue reading The Obesity Epidemic

Being overweight is not just unhealthy. It is toxic. Fat is not simply a storage of energy. It has recently been discovered that excess fat in the body is responsible for producing numerous toxic chemicals. The lifestyle diseases that result from these chemicals are not only the leading cause of workplace absenteeism in Australia, they are also the leading cause of death. Fat is literally killing us. Continue reading Toxic Fat