Benefits Of Exercise ‘May Outweigh Impact Of Obesity On CVD’ In Older People

A new study from Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam has suggested that the benefits of exercise could potentially outweigh the impact of obesity on cardiovascular disease (CVD) in middle-aged and elderly people.

Over 5,000 people aged 55 years and above were studied over a period of 15 years and it was found that during that timeframe 16 per cent of participants had a cardiovascular incident.

7th March 2017

Yo-Yo Dieting Increases Heart Disease for Post-Menopausal Women

Women who have been through the menopause and who are trying to lose weight should perhaps take note of a new study from researchers at Brown University in the US suggesting that yo-yo dieting could increase the chances of death from heart disease.

Yo-yo dieting is where you repeatedly lose and regain weight, also known as weight cycling, and it’s been suggested that this kind of attempted weight loss can actually be very hazardous to your health.

21st November 2016