Entries by Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan from 11/2011

The Fat Gene? Do Yourself a Favour and Forget About It

| Posted 11.03.2011 | UK Lifestyle

As we know, your genes are not your destiny. Being predisposed to being overweight doesn't necessarily make you overweight. Furthermore, the worrying increases in rates of obesity in our society over the last few decades can clearly not be blamed on genes.

What Dawn French Teaches Us About Celebrity Weight Loss

| Posted 11.08.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Whatever changes you make need to be sustainable. You need to be willing to do them for the rest of your life. Make it easy, make it enjoyable. And be patient. Dawn French didn't lose her weight overnight, and you don't need to either.

How to Avoid Yoyo Dieting

| Posted 11.17.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes it's hard to be a celebrity. Yoyo dieting (a cycle of losing weight and then gaining it back) is very common, but it is of course much worse when it's played out in public.

Children Going on Diets: What's Really Causing This?

| Posted 11.29.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Yes, it is terrible that children are developing concerns about body image at younger and younger ages, but it's only because their parents are so riven by these concerns too. You can't ringfence children off from this while these pressures run rampant through the rest of society. If you are to stop children being affected, you must do something for adults too.