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Any diet works, if it’s one you can stick to

Laura Goodall posted in on September 4th, 2014.

A new study comparing the outcomes of popular diets, such as Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers and the Atkins Diet among others, has not found any real difference in weight loss between them. The research, published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, analysed the results of 48 clinical trials involving 7200 overweight and obese adults. […]

Survey provides health check for New Zealand

John Kerr posted in on December 13th, 2012.

The results of the latest National Health Survey have been released, providing a snapshot of the health of New Zealand health and how has changed over time. Growing ethnic and and socio-economic inequalities, particularity in child and adult obesity rates, have raised concern. The survey contains information about smoking, nutrition, access to health care and […]

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