Why so many people regain weight after dieting

Why so many people regain weight after dieting

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple:...
When weight loss helps with sleep

When weight loss helps with sleep

Carefully managed weight loss has been linked to improvements in obstructive sleep apnoea, a common problem that contributes to a range of short and...
Which weight loss method is best for your health

Which weight loss method is best for your health

In the US, millions of people are overweight or obese, including both adults and children. Obesity, or too much fat in the body, is a...
Drinking water could help you lose weight more than diet drinks

Drinking water could help you lose weight more than diet drinks

Plain water is quite healthy. Compared to other beverages, water contains zero sugar and zero calories. It can help control body weight better than diet...
4 ways to troubleshoot weight loss

4 ways to troubleshoot weight loss

Countless Americans, exhausted after adhering to a strict diet and exercise regimen for scarce results, have asked themselves: Why am I not losing weight? The question...
7 weight loss myths everyone should to know

7 weight loss myths everyone should to know

As with many aspects of health and medicine, there are many myths and presumptions that people believe regarding weight loss over the years. Here are...
Your weight history could help predict your heart disease risk

Your weight history could help predict your heart disease risk

In a new study, researchers conclude that simply asking older patients about their weight history at ages 20 and 40 could help predict patients’...
The tough truth about weight loss

The tough truth about weight loss

Here’s a sobering statistic: Roughly 90 percent of people who lose a lot of weight eventually regain just about all of it. This stark fact...
Can ketogenic diet help you lose weight

Can ketogenic diet help you lose weight?

The ketogenic diet is a high-fat, high-protein, low-card diet that is used primarily to treat epilepsy in children. The diet forces the body to burn...
Why obesity can cause type 2 diabetes

Why obesity can cause type 2 diabetes

UT Southwestern researchers have identified a major mechanism by which obesity causes type 2 diabetes, which is a common complication of being overweight that...
How to lose belly fat effectively

How to lose belly fat effectively

It is known that obesity is very harmful to our body. More and more researches show that belly fat, the fat builds up deep in...
5 things you can do to be successful in dieting

5 things you can do to be successful in dieting

For many, just the idea of losing weight can be discouraging. With the endless advice and trends that exist today, configuring a nutritious diet to...
Call them spare tires or love handles—belly fat is bad

Call them spare tires or love handles—belly fat is bad

Bad news. It’s not just obesity that can increase the risk of heart failure. A few extra kilos, especially around the gut, are dangerous,...
I go to the gym every day. Why can't I lose weight?

I go to the gym every day. Why can’t I lose weight?

Liz is a typical 50-something woman, fit, 70 kg, 30% body fat. She goes to the gym every day, and runs for 35 minutes...

10 common health problems caused by aging

To many people, getting older seems daunting. We will have grey hair, more wrinkles on our skin, forget where we parked the car. Moreover, aging can...

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8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...
From 275 to 155 a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

From 275 to 155: a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

Dr. Patricia Happel grew up in a family where obesity and unhealthy habits were common. One grandfather used to hide his heart medication in a...
5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...
3 tips for the ultimate weight-loss breakfast

3 tips for the ultimate weight-loss breakfast

I love breakfast. It is exceptionally rare for me to miss breakfast, and when I do, I am in a prickly mood most of the...
Sugar substitute (aspartame) may prevent, not help with, weight loss

Sugar substitute (aspartame) may prevent, not help with, weight loss

A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) scientists has found a possible mechanism explaining why use of the sugar substitute (aspartame) might not help...