What’s really in your kids’ snacks? You might not want to know!

By Rosemary Marchese Physiotherapist and mum of 3 fit kids So, what are you putting in your kids’ lunchboxes? Perhaps the odd packet of bikkies? Are you thinking that a small ‘treat’ after dinner is okay if they eat all their dinner? Well, I’m not here to tell you what to do but you may want to think twice after you read this little list of interesting points I have compiled. What’s really in your kids’ snacks? You might not want to know! Diethyl glycol is a chemical used in…

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Why ‘Concentration Camps’ are Not a Weight Loss Strategy.

By Rosemary Marchese Physiotherapist and mum of 3 fit kids A Note in Response to Comments Made by Dr. Ric Gordon. Dear Dr. Gordon & Channel 9, Why ‘Concentration Camps’ are Not a Weight Loss Strategy. ‘Concentration camps’ have at times (and also very recently) been mentioned, often in passing, as an example of how people have lost weight. While I agree that most often these comments are made without the intention to offend I find that there is something fundamentally missing from the these references of weight loss –…

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