Geelong Medical & Health Group News

5 Proven Fat-Fighting Habits

November 25 2019

Statistics show that people who successfully lose 10 kilos – and keep it off – don’t diet. Here’s how they do it. Don’t cut out food groups. Don’t eliminate carbs, dairy or other foods. Instead, try reducing portion size, eat more whole foods (which help you feel full for longer) and save refined or sugary foods for small treats. Do...

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Achieve A Healthy Weight

April 3 2019

Making a commitment to maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for your health and wellbeing. So how do you do it? Here are several tips on how to help you achieve a healthy weight.   How do I know if I’m a healthy weight? BMI is a useful...

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Does Eating Less Really Make Your Stomach Shrink?

January 24 2019

Of course, said your mum, as she dutifully stuck to her diet of cottage cheese-filled rockmelon halves and cabbage soup. And though she might’ve been right about everything else, she was wrong about this one. We’ve all heard that thing about how cutting back on calories causes your appetite to reset. And how over time,...

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

January 9 2019

You try hard, but that scale won’t budge. It’s only human nature to wonder if those pounds will ever come off. But don’t raise the white flag and chuck your diet just yet. See if one of these sneaky things is secretly messing with your weight loss hopes. Is it because I skip breakfast? It could be....

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6 Foolproof Ways To Lose Weight After 40

November 30 2018

While 40 may feel like the new 30, there’s one truth about reaching the fourth decade of your life that’s a bit of a buzzkill: It becomes far more challenging to maintain a flat belly. As we age, we lose muscle mass, which causes our metabolism to slow. And as a result, it becomes harder to ward...

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Five Tips To Eat More Mindfully

April 11 2018

Do you bolt your food down or multi-task? If you never lose weight, maybe it’s not what you’re eating but how. 1. Take time to sit down We live in a world where we are always rushing. Force yourself to stop, sit down and devote 15 to 20 minutes to eating, so that it becomes a relaxing, pleasurable...

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How To Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

February 2 2018

And one really good reason why ignoring it is no longer an option. Belly fat is maligned for its way of tampering with any outfit that doesn’t involve a muumuu, but really there’s something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen, nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up...

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The 8 Best Protein Sources For Weight Loss

January 30 2018

If you’re trying to slim down, you probably don’t need us to remind you that eating plenty of protein can help you reach your goal weight. Protein—even from unlikely sources like veggies—digests at a slow, steady rate to help you feel fuller longer and make you less prone to junky cravings. Just as important, it’s...

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Food Combos To Try For Weight Loss

December 5 2017

Losing weight won’t be that easy as there are many factors for us to take into consideration such as how often to eat, what foods to go on our diet, and how long will we be able to keep at it. Focusing on our diet can help us manage what goes inside our bellies and...

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