Tag: weight management

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...

August 18, 2017

Healthy Salads Deserve Healthy Dressings

As the weather heats up, you may find yourself seeking lighter meals. Salads are a great option — cool, crunchy...

May 29, 2017

Ladies, Here are Tips for a Healthy...

Heart disease, stroke and cancer are among the most common diseases women have to worry about, according to the U.S....

May 17, 2017

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...

May 5, 2017

Roundup: ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ Challenge Offered for...

'Tis the season many Americans gain weight - anywhere between 1 and 5 pounds on average - say experts.

November 11, 2016

Never Too Early: 5 Tips to Avoid...

Your current weight may be the lightest you’ll be for the remainder of the year, according to a new study...

October 19, 2016

10 Tips for Portion Control & Weight...

Fortunately, portion control, weight-loss and good nutrition are key steps to reducing the health risks associated with excess weight.

August 25, 2016

Roundup: 300% Hike in Diabetes Worldwide, U.N....

In 2014, 8.5 percent of adults (422 million) in the world had diabetes, up from 4.7 percent or 108 million...

April 8, 2016

Risks of Common Heartburn Meds

Studies have shown that PPIs may increase the risk for a variety of problems, including bone fractures, infections, kidney disease...

February 8, 2016

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...

January 14, 2016

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