Reductil Advantages and Disadvantages

Compared with other oral drugs working in the stomach and the intestines, “Reductil” acts in the brain. “Sibutramine” is the active ingredient in “Reductil”. It works by reducing one’s feelings of hunger. It is above all the other appetite-suppressants. It stops the two neurotransmitters ‘serotonin’ and ‘noradrenaline’ to getting through …

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Common Health Risks of Obesity – How to Calculate Your Body Mass Index

Health science and nutrition were experiencing tremendous development in the last decade. They are still constantly evolving in a very fast pace. Sometimes, it is rather difficult to know what information is valid as some of the latest case studies could sometimes contradict earlier ones. However, when it comes to …

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Headaches With the Weight Loss Surgery High Protein Diet

Why do we suffer from headaches when we transition from a high-processed carbohydrate diet to a high protein diet? Many weight loss surgery patients are asking this. Actually there are several reasons for headaches when abiding a high protein, low carb diet. More importantly, there are a few little things …

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External Factors That Influence Our Eating Habits

Advertising – Advertising affects our nutritional choices. The messages we hear influence our choices, and in both negative and positive ways. Some of the advertisements bring some knowledge about the importance of some nutritional elements, such as vitamins and minerals. They can also give us inaccurate information. These visual messages …

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History of Obesity and Historical Trends of Becoming Overweight

Obesity is the medical condition in which the body stores enough excess fat to pose a health risk to the individual. The term obesity derives from the Latin obesitas, which comes from ob (over) and edere (to eat). The first documented usage was in 1611 by Randle Cotgrave. Although, the …

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