Category Archives: Body Image

Let’s talk about weight loss

Comment: when talking about weightloss, the first image that comes to mind is sweating and the…

Minimising the risk of Diabetes

by Helen West, Dietician at The Weightmatters Practice (full profile) Prevention is defined as ‘keeping from happening’…

Review: Channel 4’s Fat Family Tree

Comment: Channel 4 produced an interesting programme entitled Fat Family Tree. It was a scientific investigation…

Israel bans anorexic models: what do you think?

Comment: Fashion photographer Adi Barkan has successfully campaigned to only allow women with a BMI above…

Angelina Jolie, breast cancer and body image issues

Comment: actress and director Angelina Jolie revealed that she chose to have a double mastectomy to…

Studies found link between obesity and dementia

 Comment: a recent article on the BBC website warned that being obese may increase the risk…

The Abercrombie & Fitch fashion fiasco: size does matter

Comment: Abercrombie & Fitch has made the headlines for all the wrong reasons recently.The clothes retailer…

Seeing the bigger picture

Comment: Seeing the bigger picture We all need to feed ourselves. That’s a given. Yet, our relationship…

How Meditation Can Promote Good Health

How Meditation Can Promote Good Health Comment: Looking for a way to reduce blood pressure, alleviate depression,…

Men, Muscles, & Masculinity

Comment: There are plenty of research studies completed on women and their struggles with body image,…