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When it comes to cardio vs resistance training, you can’t judge the calorie burn...

A newly published research study shows that all calorie burns are not created equal. The results of this study have implications for the millions of...
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...
How obesity contributes to, blocks treatment of pancreatic cancer

How obesity contributes to, blocks treatment of pancreatic cancer

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have discovered the mechanism by which obesity increases inflammation and desmoplasia — an accumulation of connective tissue — in...

One common thing obesity, smoking and ADHD share together

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a genetic signature for delay discounting — the tendency to undervalue future...
Exercise alone does not lead to weight loss in women—in the medium term

Exercise alone does not lead to weight loss in women—in the medium term

Knowing whether or not exercise causes people to lose weight is tricky. When people take up exercise, they often restrict their diet – consciously or...

A fat belly is bad for your heart

Belly fat, even in people who are not otherwise overweight, is bad for the heart, according to results from the Mayo Clinic presented at...

Do obese children need to attend treatment to lose weight?

One-third of American children are overweight or obese, which is associated with serious health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease and asthma. Family-based treatment (FBT)...
Why people gain more weight in their middle age

Why people gain more weight in their middle age

Did you know that the average young U.S. adult gains 30 pounds by the time they reach age 50? This weight gain happens even though...
Do over-the-counter weight loss supplements work

Do over-the-counter weight loss supplements work?

From acai berry to green tea: do supplements work? The list of over-the-counter dietary and weight loss supplements is exhaustive, with the majority based on...
7 common weight loss myths you need to know

7 common weight loss myths you need to know

As with many aspects of health and medicine, there are a variety of myths and presumptions that have been espoused regarding weight loss over...
5 most popular shakes for weight loss success

5 most popular shakes for weight loss success

Meal replacement shakes are a popular option for weight loss management. They are used as substitutes for a solid food meal. Meal replacement shakes can...

Are you overweight or ‘water weight’?

Muscle and fat don’t appear overnight, and if you’re hopping on the scale and noticing a big change since yesterday, chances are that it’s...
5 most popular fat burner supplements for weight loss success

5 most popular fat burner supplements for weight loss success

Burning fat is one main way to lose body weight. But for most people, it requires persistent efforts and a long time. And even if...

Weight loss is an important predictor of cancer, says Oxford study

Unintended weight loss is the second highest risk factor for some forms of cancer, concludes the first robust research analysis to examine the association. A...

Obesity may kill a bunch of taste buds

Food scientists have discovered that when mice are fed a high-fat diet and become obese, they lose nearly 25 percent of their tongue’s taste...

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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...