I completed another lap around the sun this month. The world has changed a lot in the last 47 years, we’ve created a world that makes it hard for us to be healthy. If you have time and money – it’s easier. But health should be for everyone – regardless of social status.
Over the weekend a post went up on our Insiders Facebook page about dropping a dress size in a week. To be clear: we did not write this post. We did, however, delete it. Because it went against everything we stand for.
How do you pick a food or exercise plan that works for you when there are SO MANY OUT THERE? You could try them all and see which one works best. OR you could take the guess work out of it and let your data guide you towards a healthier life.
You are so much more than a number on a scale. BUT. Carrying extra kilos can cut your life short. Researchers have found that moderate obesity reduces life expectancy by about 3 years and severe obesity can shorten a person’s life by 10 years.
Flying home from Sydney last week, I found myself listening to the safety announcement made on every airliner in the world. I must have heard it hundreds of times, but I’ve never really taken it in properly. The part I happened to tune in to was:
What do you get when you put Uncle Baz, Aunt Meryl, several cousins, 70kg of prawns, a double-decker Pav, and a heated political discussion in the same room? Christmas. And according to some studies – an increased risk of a heart attack.