Weight Loss


Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a healthy weight is not just...

December 30, 2020 / 3 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: First U.S. Case of Reinfection;...

Nevada Man, 25, First Confirmed Case of ‘Reinfection’ With COVID-19, Case Study Says A 25-year-old man from Nevada was infected twice with COVID-19 earlier this...

October 16, 2020 / 3 min read


Roundup: Obesity’s Link to Severe COVID-19 Illness;...

CDC: Obesity Now Most Common U.S. Health Condition to Raise Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness After reviewing published reports, pre-print studies, and various other data...

July 3, 2020 / 4 min read


Nutrition Month 2020: Ask Yourself These Questions...

This is the time of year when we remind everyone about choosing nutritious foods and getting enough physical activity, which can make a significant difference...

March 4, 2020 / 2 min read


Roundup: Big Breakfast Benefit; Vitamin D During...

A Big Breakfast, Small Dinner Combination is Best for Weight Control, New Research Says Portion size and timing have emerged as key factors in losing...

February 28, 2020 / 5 min read


10 Tips for Avoiding Weight Gain During...

While the holidays are usually not the best time to try and lose weight, it is possible to avoid gaining weight. Here are 10 tips...

December 16, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Heart-Failure Deaths Rising; ‘Severe Obesity’ in...

Deaths from Heart Failure Rising, Especially in Those 65 and Older, Study Says As the portion of the population age 65 and older is increasing...

November 1, 2019 / 4 min read


Sodas, Juices and Cancer Risk: The Growing...

Sugary drinks, particularly sodas and juices, fuel weight gain and have contributed to the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, physicians and public health...

July 18, 2019 / 2 min read


10,000 Steps Daily? How Many Do You...

Taking 10,000 steps a day for optimal health has become a widely held belief. But walking that much may not be necessary for improved health...

July 15, 2019 / 2 min read