Hey there Guys. Despite popular belief, thin does not equal healthy. Today I came across an amazing video of Jennifer Livingston, a female news presenter, who had been the recipient of the following nasty email simply because the author felt her weight was promoting poor health to the viewers: ... Surely you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's … [Read more...] about Being Thin Does Not Equal Healthy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaInS6HIGo Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to talk about a concern I have with the current direction of medicine. Just this week I was visited by a delightful 76 year old lady. As she has aged she has noticed her weight has been slowly creeping up. Naturally she was very keen to drop a few pounds and mentioned that years ago her doctor … [Read more...] about Welcome To Lifestyle Medicine & Lifestyle Solutions
Hey there Mate! Today I wanted to take a bit of time out and do a special feature on one of The Healthy Bear's readers, Ben. Just last week Ben had posted to the Facebook wall about his amazing transformation: G'Day Healthy Bear, I think you have hit on a great idea. I have been through a transformation & lost 55 kilos the old natural way with good nutrition & … [Read more...] about The Healthy Bear’s Reader Of The Week: Ben
[pb_vidembed title="" caption="" url="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUaInS6HIGo" type="yt" w="480" h="385"] Hey there Guys, Today I came across an interesting post from the Australian Medical Observer that showed that obsessing about weight is not as important as general fitness when it comes to preventing disease. To quote the article: In a study of over 14,000 men, … [Read more...] about Why Weight Loss Should Not Be Your 2012 New Year Resolution!
Hey there Guys, Today I came across a brilliant web post that helps to address the age old argument: Which is better for weight loss, diet or exercise? I think we have all been though the standard yo-yo weight loss programs. At my heaviest I was about 113kg and my lightest 83kg. I'd restrict my food, take supplements, go for crazy/strict/illogical combination rules, there … [Read more...] about Diet Vs Exercise Which Has The Biggest Weight Loss Benefit?