Weight Loss


Roundup: Being Overweight or Obese Linked to...

Extremely obese people who undergo surgery to shed excess weight lower their risk of developing cancer, according to a new report. The new findings on...

October 13, 2017 / 3 min read


Childhood Obesity: How to Help Your Kids...

Childhood obesity gets a bigger spotlight than usual in September, as schools re-open and the U.S. observes a national campaign to help overweight kids shed...

September 26, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Those ‘Fat But Fit’ Have Higher...

Being “fat but fit” is likely just a myth, a new study has found, stressing that these adults carry an increased risk of heart attack...

August 18, 2017 / 3 min read


Roundup: Gluten-Free Diets Could Harm Your Heart...

“Gluten-free” diets or products have become widespread but a new study warns that you may be putting your heart health at risk by shunning healthy...

May 5, 2017 / 4 min read


Roundup: U.S. Infant Mortality Rate Down 15%;...

Infant mortality rates have slid to new lows, meaning that fewer babies are dying in the United States, according to a new report by the...

March 24, 2017 / 4 min read


Springing Forward: Tips to Avoid Sleep Deprivation

Sleep deprivation is a threat to public health, according to studies funded by the National Institutes of Health. And there’s no greater reminder of this...

March 9, 2017 / 3 min read


Binge Eating and Obesity

Binge eating is the most common eating disorder in the U.S. and is especially common in people who are obese.

March 2, 2017 / 2 min read


Hypertension: Logging Your Numbers Properly

If you’ve had your blood pressure taken at your doctor’s office and it was found to be normal, it is still important to keep track...

February 23, 2017 / 3 min read


Top 3 Myths About Gluten

Most people who buy gluten-free products don’t have celiac disease or even a mild sensitivity to wheat.

January 5, 2017 / 3 min read