If losing weight is on your mind or the path you are currently on chances are your main motivation is your appearance and or fitness levels.
Well now there is a proven more serious reason why us Apples need to take care of our weight.
Recent medical studies have shown that a person carrying the majority of their weight above the waist and surrounding the heart are more likely to develop Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease.
The NHS has hints and tips on getting healthy and improving fitness here
Even if you are not an apple this is really a sobering thought to boost your motivation to get fit and healthy (oh and thin)