Menopause and weight gain

Many women approaching the menopause will experience a number of symptoms, including vaginal dryness, hot flushes and a lack of sex drive. However another symptom that may arise as a result of the menopause is weight gain. Most commonly occurring around the hips and abdomen, this menopausal symptom for the majority of women is considered…

Weight Loss: Do Calories Count?

Are you overweight? Are you battling to lose those excess pounds around your middle? If yes, you are definitely not alone in your struggle.  According the NHS study, “Statistics on obesity, physical activity and diet: England 2011”, more than half of the adult population are overweight (66% of men and 57% of women). Included in these…