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How Late-Night Eating Increases Obesity Risk

It’s not a revelation that late-night snacking on foods high in salt, fat and sugar can pack on the pounds.…

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Is Intermittent Fasting Bad for Reproductive Health?

Intermittent fasting has become a popular way to lose weight. Also known as time-restricted eating, this diet plan is more…

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The Protein Cure for Obesity and Diabetes

You’d think it’d be all about super-sized portions…but there are actually multiple factors concerning the epidemic of obesity, a trend…

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The Real Reason You Can’t Lose Weight

People have been blaming a faulty metabolism for their extra pounds for as long as there’s been a battle of…

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Beyond Diet and Exercise Treating Obesity Like a Disease

For decades, people with obesity have been told, “Eat less and move more.” While those are undeniably helpful behavioral changes,…

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Limitations of BMI

Body mass index (BMI) has become the most commonly used measurement to assess the relative healthiness of one’s weight. It…

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What Your Bathroom Scale Is Really Telling You

How much day-to-day weight fluctuation is normal? How often should you weigh yourself for weight control? How much weight gain is too much? The right way to weigh…

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Positive Body Image, Yes…. Normalize Obesity, No

Normalizing obesity through marketing messages is a false band-aid on a very real problem. Obesity should not be shamed…nor should it be celebrated.

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Break Up with Your Excuses and Get Healthy Fast

Stop derailing your efforts to lose weight and get fit. Fitness expert Oonagh Duncan offers these five instant attitude-changers.

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Winter Weight Gain—Sarah Hiner Talks to Lisa Young, PhD, RDN, CDN, author of Finally Full, Finally Slim

The COVID-19 lockdowns have made overeating a national pastime. Learn what fuels winter weight gain and how to protect your body from the damage it can cause.

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Shared Success Stories Help Young Moms Lose Weight, Get Healthier

For overweight and poor young moms, success stories from other women like themselves improve motivation and confidence, leading to a healthier diet.

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Spices May Reduce Risks of a High-Fat, High-Carb Meal

Spices are great flavor boosters. Now, new research shows they also may help curb the health risks from a high-fat, high-carb meal. Get the details…

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Hidden Risks of Normal-Weight Obesity

If your body weight is “normal,” can you still be obese? Yes, it’s possible—and common. Read on for the health risks and solutions…

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Joel Harper’s Ab-Blasting Workout

To tone and tighten your abs, do celebrity trainer Joel Harper’s four-minute workout in the comfort of your own home.…

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Obesity Linked to Diarrhea…and Diet Isn’t to Blame

Obesity is linked to a variety of health risks. Now, a new study could change the way doctors treat bowel problems in those who are obese…