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WHY WEIGHT REDUCTION IS IMPORTANT

Obesity is a serious medical and social issue that affects millions of people. In Northern Ireland alone obesity and weight-related diseases could be costing the economy more thana million pounds a day according to a study by safefood. It funded research which found that the estimated annual cost of dealing with the issue in NI […]

Measuring Body Fat is Important for Determining Fitness

Weight alone is not a clear indicator of good health because it does not distinguish between pounds that come from body fat and those that come from lean body mass or muscle. Carrying too much fat is a condition called obesity, and puts a person at risk for many serious medical conditions including heart disease, […]