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'Thrifty' Metabolism Might Sabotage Weight Loss Efforts May 11, 2015

Study results appear to confirm common belief

High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease May 08, 2015

Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

Health Tip: Are Bad Habits Triggering Weight Gain? May 07, 2015

Don't eat too quickly

3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating May 06, 2015

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age April 24, 2015

Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

Health Tip: Manage Weight-Loss Goals April 22, 2015

Adjust targets as needed

Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens April 09, 2015

Case reports don't prove the medicine caused problems, however

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds April 06, 2015

However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

Health Tip: Monitoring Your Weight March 27, 2015

Weigh yourself often

Health Tip: Evaluating a Weight-Loss Program March 19, 2015

Ask these questions to be sure it's safe

Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study March 17, 2015

But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

Tackling Obesity May Ease a Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat March 16, 2015

Keeping the weight off over time was key to curbing atrial fibrillation, study found

Health Tip: Confused About Comfort Foods? March 12, 2015

You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight

Health Tip: Maintaining Healthy Habits February 24, 2015

Suggestions to keep weight off

Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report February 16, 2015

Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds February 09, 2015

Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

Health Tip: Handling Your Child's Fears About Weight January 29, 2015

Suggestions for how to respond

Weight Gain or Loss Linked to Fracture Risk in Older Women January 28, 2015

Study found just a 5 percent change in weight may affect postmenopausal bone health

For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds January 14, 2015

Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds

Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate January 13, 2015

Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

Cooler Temps May Boost Calorie-Burning 'Brown Fat,' Mouse Study Suggests January 08, 2015

Human trials are needed, but study offers clues to potential method of weight control

Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go <i>Up</i> After New Year's January 07, 2015

Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study January 05, 2015

Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

Health Tip: Don't Turn to Fad Diets to Drop Pounds January 01, 2015

Avoid plans that promise too much

Defective Hormone Linked to Chronic Obesity in Baby December 31, 2014

Researchers say the condition might explain weight problem for limited number of people

Many Consumers Misled About Bogus Weight-Loss Supplements, Survey Says December 30, 2014

Consumer Reports poll finds shoppers often mistakenly believe that FDA oversees these products

Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat December 12, 2014

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight November 17, 2014

Study found MyFitnessPal made no difference six months after doctors recommended it for patients

Health Tip: Commit to Losing Weight November 13, 2014

It's an important decision

Big-Name Diets All Work for a While, Review Found November 11, 2014

No eating plan stood out in terms of lasting weight loss, researchers noted

Many Docs Fail to Counsel Young Adults With High Blood Pressure November 10, 2014

Too few physicians urge lifestyle changes, study finds

Study Compares 2 Common Weight-Loss Surgeries October 30, 2014

Gastric banding, bypass each have their pluses and minuses, researchers say

Health Tip: When Your Child Needs to Lose Weight October 24, 2014

Get doctor's approval before starting a diet

Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods October 18, 2014

Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds October 17, 2014

People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

Is 'Slow and Steady' Weight Loss Really the Best Approach? October 16, 2014

Study suggests some overweight people might get better results from more aggressive dieting

Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk October 08, 2014

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests

Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries October 05, 2014

Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

Health Tip: Are You at a Healthy Weight? October 03, 2014

Use body-mass index to help decide

Health Tip: Losing Weight After Baby September 18, 2014

Give your body time to recover first

Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved September 11, 2014

For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

Health Tip: Looking for the Right Weight-Loss Plan? September 03, 2014

It should including provisions for keeping the weight off

Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study September 02, 2014

Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds September 02, 2014

Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

Low-Carb Beats Low-Fat for Weight Loss, Heart Health: Study September 02, 2014

Still, experts agree there's no one-size-fits-all diet

Health Tip: Losing Weight May Help Against Osteoarthritis August 15, 2014

Too much weight can strain joints

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC August 14, 2014

Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests July 30, 2014

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says July 29, 2014

Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

Losing Weight May Ease Hot Flashes, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Doctors say extra fat, and the extra estrogen it produces, make menopause tougher for heavy women

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