Great Sportswomen – Skylar Diggins

Skylar Diggins was born on August the 2nd 1990 and is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Wings of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She was drafted 3rd overall by the Tulsa Shock in 2013, and in high school she was the National Gatorade Player of the Year, the Gatorade Female Athlete … [Read the full story]

Lip Up Fatty – Bad Manners are coming to Oz

Bad Manners are touring Australia. Buster Bloodvessel  is still bald, has still got a fat tongue…but he has lost some weight. Bad Manners were founded in 1976 in North London and had nine top 40 singles between 1980 and 1983. Buster has struggled with Morbid Obesity and had a gastric bypass installed in 2004. It … [Read the full story]

Eating insects could help fight obesity

The thought of eating beetles, caterpillars and ants may give you the creeps, but the authors of a U.N. report just published said the health benefits of consuming nutritious insects could help fight obesity. More than 1,900 species of insects are eaten around the world, mainly in Africa and Asia, but people in the West … [Read the full story]

Fertility tests – why do doctors humiliate women?

At least one in six couples now need medical help to have a baby…and for half of them the problem is the result of poor sperm quality. Infertility specialists fear this growing problem among men is bringing us closer to the day when most couples will need medical help to have a family. This week, … [Read the full story]

Better to have a fat arse than a fat belly

Scientists at Oxford University have found that storing fat in your bottom, rather than stomach, cuts levels of ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol and raises the ‘good’ HDL cholesterol that protects against hardening of the arteries. Their review, published in the International Journal of Obesity, showed the benefits of an ample derriere extend even to cutting the … [Read the full story]

Blame the Nazis for obesity and diabetes

Audrey Hepburn, iconic star of Breakfast At Tiffany’s, was renowned for her waif-like figure. But her sylph-like beauty masked a lifetime of poor health which culminated in her death at only 63. Now, a leading scientist suggests that her genes were fundamentally altered through suffering starvation as a teenager in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands. Dr Nessa … [Read the full story]