Alison Loses 5 stone and Completes a Marathon!!!

At New You, we love nothing more than to hear our customer success stories and we enjoy sharing them with you too. Alison’s journey is one we particularly couldn’t wait to tell you about. She had tried every diet to shift her baby weight and broke her foot before her upcoming marathon last year. When she thought things couldn’t have […]

Fertility And Weight Loss

Weight can influence our reproductive hormones. Fat, otherwise known as adipose tissue, is an endocrine organ meaning that among other things, it is responsible for the production and release of hormones.  Having large amounts of body fat can change the balance of some of our hormones. Women with a very high BMI have been found to have higher leptin levels, […]

Soy And It’s Link To Health

What is soy?  The soybean is a legume which is naturally high in protein. It also contains fibre and other vitamins and minerals. Soy milk and tofu are both made from soybeans.  Soybeans and soy products contain naturally occurring plant components called isoflavones or phytoestrogens. These have a similar structure to oestrogen but are not identical. They are able to […]

Hormones And Weight Loss

Hormones are chemical messengers in our body and they control an array of different processes including metabolism and reproduction.  Sometimes hormonal imbalances can occur in certain circumstances leading to too much or too little of important hormones and in some cases this can lead to weight gain or weight loss.  On the other hand the actual gain or loss of […]

Medication and Weight Gain

Medications, also known as medicines, pharmaceuticals or prescription drugs are an extremely  important part of modern medicine as they can help manage, cure or treat specific conditions and can be life-saving. Alongside the beneficial effects also comes side effects or ‘adverse reactions’. Side effects can range from mild to life threatening conditions, although these thankfully are rare. Unfortunately one side […]

Weight And Heart Health

What is heart health? Our heart is a muscle that continually pumps oxygenated blood to our organs and tissues keeping our bodies alive, protecting its health is imperative for our quality of life and longevity.   Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the general term for when our heart and its associated blood vessels become unhealthy, and encompasses many types of conditions (1). […]

Diabetes And Weight

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that is characterised by high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Having high blood glucose levels over a long period of time can cause a variety of health problems to include eye, kidney and nerve issues in addition to increasing risk of conditions like heart disease. Risk factors for having this condition […]

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