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Local couple: 'Together, we lost over 100kg after surgery.'

2017-11-21 11:34

The Deetlefs have battled their weight for most of their lives, but got a new lease on life after undergoing gastric bypass surgery.

Woman drops an incredible three dress sizes without going to the gym

2017-11-02 16:01

“I’m setting an example for so many people, and it gives me purpose."

Think you're overweight? Use these 5 ways to find out

2017-10-20 10:30

What’s the best way to measure your weight – BMI or the old-fashioned scale? Turns out there are a number of ways.

Drinking coffee might be making you fat

2017-09-19 11:40

Your morning staple could be messing with your taste buds.

A 'muted' brain response to food may cause overeating

2017-05-11 13:37

Researchers also found that there may be a difference in the way men and women process the experience of eating.

Lose weight this summer

2016-10-10 14:32

Implement these five changes and you won’t gain weight this summer – in fact, you may even lose as much as 20kg, depending on how bad your current habits are.

Many overweight teens don't see the problem

2015-07-10 10:18

It's important that young people be aware when they are above a healthy weight. This could be a first step to becoming more active and making healthy changes to their diet.

Weight-loss surgery can bring couples closer together

2015-06-17 15:09

When two people in a relationship regard the weight loss surgery of one partner as a joint journey, they commonly describe positive changes in their level of intimacy.

Getting healthy may be easier with a partner

2015-01-22 15:26

Researchers looked at a large population to see if people are more likely to change when they try it with their domestic partner.

 

Student who claims she looks like a ‘melting candle’ is determined to get rid of excess skin

2017-11-03 16:35

"I was eating a loaf of white bread every day when I was at my biggest."

Warning: These 10 everyday traps will make you fat

2017-10-31 16:49

How to dodge life’s major threats to your waistband – and stay lean forever.

Working night shifts may widen your waistline

2017-10-19 10:00

Nutritionists say that disturbing your normal sleep patterns can have a significant effect on your weight.

This is exactly how your weight affects your sex life

2017-09-17 08:48

'I was sitting on my boyfriend’s lap at a bar a few months ago, and then this happened…'

Wholewheat bread may not be better for everyone

2017-06-09 10:29

The natural bacteria living in a person's intestine may explain why people respond differently to different breads.

Overweight link between mom and baby may be genetic

2017-01-25 11:00

New research indicates that overweight women are unlikely to have an effect on their future kids' weight by dropping their own weight before getting pregnant.

Sleekgeek kids

2015-07-16 10:11

Obesity in South Africa is becoming a real problem, say medical experts, but Sleekgeek kids are combating overweight and obesity issues to ensure a healthy future.

How almonds can help you lose weight

2015-07-07 15:54

DietDoc explains why the humble almond has become so popular that its ever-expanding production could threaten the future of agriculture in drought-plagued California.

Living at higher altitudes may keep you slim

2015-05-12 14:34

People who live at least 450m above sea level may be less likely to gain weight than those who live at lower altitudes.

US approves first new weight-loss device in 8 years

2015-01-16 10:05

The FDA has approved a new weight-loss device that 'blocks nerve activity between the brain and the stomach'.

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