It is clear that we are living in a society where overweight and obesity are becoming increasingly the social norm, even though a growing amount of our evidence has shown that excess weight can increase the risk of serious health consequences.
Cardiovascular disease, asthma, back and joint problems, chronic kidney disease, dementia and diabetes have all long been linked to excess weight. But did you know overweight and obesity are also strongly linked to an increased risk of developing cancer?
The start of a new year is all about new beginnings, fresh starts and New Year’s resolutions! So why is it so difficult to stick to these resolutions? Here’s the problem: New Year’s resolutions involve habits – either forming new habits or quitting bad habits – and habits are complicated. WLSA Dietitian Tegan Tudor shares her 6 top tips for turning those resolutions into lasting healthy habits which you can stick to all year long, not just in January.