Losing just 5% of weight in people newly diagnosed with diabetes can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome say they find it hard to lose weight. Here's what they can do to improve their symptoms and long-term health.
Intuitive eating is a popular non-diet diet.
When it comes to weight loss, there's no such thing as a quick fix. But some foods will keep you feeling fuller for longer.
Mindful eating can help to reduce emotional eating and promotes the consumption of smaller portions and fewer calories.
Your body doesn't know when you've overeaten, but exercise can help.
A new review suggests that meal-replacements diets can be a safe and effective way to lose weight.
Behavior change is very hard. Try as we might to keep those New Year's resolutions, many have given up by this time. Here are some ways to keep going and stay on track, from a counseling psychologist.
When did eating become so confusing? In the 1960s, studies began to show a link between heart disease and dietary fat, and fat was demonized. As it turns out, fat is nuanced and may not be so bad.
Moralistic talk about food, exercise and bodies has its roots in Christianity and is perpetuated by corporations. Collectively, we can resist.
What research says about how to stick to your New Year’s resolutions.
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We have a tendency to eat more when we eat with others, but weight gain isn't inevitable these holidays.
Men who can't take drugs for erectile dysfunction and overweight people who can't lose weight sometimes turn to natural supplements, thinking they are safe. Many times, they are not.
Recent study found it's no more a "miracle" solution for weight loss than regular diets are.
Many foods that seem healthy contain various hidden fats, sugars and salts. If you're trying to lose weight, it pays to know where they're hiding.
Diets that promise drastic results with minimal effort, or that ban whole food groups, should ring alarm bells.
Just what role does exercise play in weight loss? Plenty. While word has spread in recent years that physical activity isn't all that important, a doctor debunks that myth.
Does it seem like everyone you know drinks apple cider vinegar, mainly in hopes of losing weight? Vinegar has a long history of high hopes attached to it. A doctor who loves vinegar explains.
Spoiler alert: kilojoules affect weight gain more than your genes or gut bugs.
Anorexia nervosa can be a deadly disease. A recent analysis of several studies showed that it may be even harder to treat than previously believed. But the news isn't all bad.