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Starting With the Man — or Woman — in the Mirror
Gazing at oneself in the mirror for brief periods can have positive effects on weight-loss outcomes.
Non-Surgical Approaches to Obesity Treatment
There are new, non-invasive treatments available and coming for obesity. Few people are taking advantage of them. Insurance is one factor.
Weight Loss Sparks Deep Metabolic Changes
Dieting changes hunger hormone levels. This can lead to a loss of belly fat and improved insulin sensitivity — a huge boost to health.
Weight Loss Surgery OK’d for Obese Youth
Young people who are obese can benefit from weight-loss surgery, too. It's safe, and it can reverse the health risks of being overweight.
Diet Drinks’ Mixed Results
Artificial sweeteners can help us cut sugar, but because they make some people feel hungrier, they don't always help with weight loss.
Want to Lose Weight? Embrace the Unrefined
Obesity researchers say our approach to dieting needs a tweak. Instead of focusing on calories or carbs, we should look at something else.
Changing Supermarket Layouts Promotes Healthier Food Purchases
Grocery stores are designed to promote certain purchases, especially at checkout. What if they encouraged you to choose healthier foods?
It's Probably Not Your Metabolism...
Think your weight gain is caused by a slower metabolism? Think again -- unless you're in your 90s. Consider eating less, exercising more.
The Lasting Harm of Teen Obesity
Once a teen becomes obese, even losing weight can't undo the health issues it sets in motion. Here's what parents can do to help their kids.
Strawberries’ Lo-Cal Health Statement
Two cups of strawberries, 130 calories, can lower blood sugar, reduce blood pressure, and provide antioxidant protection against cancer.
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