Breaking out of the weight cycle

Breaking out of the weight cycle

According to the World Health Organisation, over 650 million people live with obesity today. Many of them have struggled with their weight for years, even decades. Speak with them, and you will learn that they have tried every possible means to lose weight, only to see it return time after time. Many have been trapped in this endless weight cycle.

The great debate: Is obesity really a disease?
decorational arrow Obesity | 6 min. read

The great debate: Is obesity really a disease?

Why is obesity a disease and not simply lack of willpower or a matter of lifestyle? Part of the answer lies in the fact that there’s more to obesity than you can see. A lot more.

Willpower or biology: Who is in the driver’s seat?
decorational arrow Biology | 4 min. read

Willpower or biology: Who is in the driver’s seat?

To lose weight you will need to eat less and move more. But many aspects of our eating choices and physical activity are determined by complex biological systems that lie beyond our willpower.

How hormones steer our appetite and eating behaviour
decorational arrow Hormones | 5 min. read

How hormones steer our appetite and eating behaviour

Flowing through your blood are chemical messengers that help to control your appetite. Understanding how they work can shed the light on the role of biology in weight regulation...

Feelings play a key role in managing weight
decorational arrow Psychology | 5 min. read

Feelings play a key role in managing weight

Eating to feel better is commonly referred to as emotional eating – and it is the reason why we sometimes need psychological support rather than dietary advice.

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