Obesity could affect prostate cancer test results

Recent research shows that the results of the most widely used test for prostate cancer may be affected by obesity. With increasing prevalence of obesity...
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...
Do you lose and regain your body weight

Do you lose and regain your body weight?

In a recent study, researchers find that most people lose, gain and maintain their weight and that those who lose the most weight are...
Your 5 healthy habits may reduce risk of obesity in your kid

Your 5 healthy habits may reduce risk of obesity in your kids

Children and adolescents whose mothers follow five healthy habits--eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, drinking alcohol in moderation, and...
Exercise determines body fat better than gene

Exercise determines body fat better than gene

With obesity now a global epidemic, there is increased focus on risk factors that contribute to weight gain. Although many women may blame genetics for...
How to make the best weight-loss breakfast

How to make the best weight-loss breakfast

Dieting plays a big role in weight loss. If you try to lose weight by eating less, you know that you need to restrict the...

Shedding consistent pounds each week linked to long-term weight loss

When it comes to losing weight, it's not necessarily slow, but steady, that wins the race, according to new research from Drexel University. In a...
Can your weight loss diet increase diabetes risk

Can your weight loss diet increase diabetes risk?

Obesity and overweight are big risk factors for type 2 diabetes. That is why losing excessive weight is important not only for improving body-image, but...
Low-carb diet is better for weight loss than low-fat diet

Low-carb diet is better for weight loss than low-fat diet

If you want to lose weight, you could try a low-carb diet instead of a low-fat diet, according to a review study published in...
Meditation can help maintain weight loss by reducing anxiety

Meditation can help maintain weight loss by reducing anxiety

Obesity poses great threat to our health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 3.4 million adults die every year as a result...
Can diet pills help you lose weight

Can diet pills help you lose weight?

Everyone knows that a combination of diet and exercise is the best way to lose weight. But many of us have tried this, over...
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...
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...
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 weight by changing your behavior

How to lose weight by changing your behavior

Having a healthy body weight is essential for a long, healthy life. Obesity and overweight can bring lots of health issues to your bodies, such...

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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...
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5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

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3 tips for the ultimate weight-loss breakfast

3 tips for the ultimate weight-loss breakfast

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

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

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