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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.
Successful 50 Lb. Losers
Some people who lose a significant amount of weight gain it back; others manage to keep it off. Here's what sets successful losers apart.
Weight Loss Supplements Won’t Work
We all wish we could just take a pill to lose weight. But unfortunately, the weight-loss supplements on the market don't do much.
Eating Disorders Rise During Lockdown
Some young adults, struggling with stress and depression brought on by the COVID lockdown, have developed eating disorders.
Popeye Was Right
Greens give you the nitrates you need to stay strong, particularly after about the age of 45, when poor muscle function can lead to falls.
Screen Time Linked to Disordered Eating
More of children’s attention is commanded by screens than ever before, increasing the risk of a common eating disorder.
Time to Get Smart about Carbs
"Low-carb" isn't the issue. It's pretty simple to understand what distinguishes carbs that contribute to health from those that damage it.
When Gaining is Good
Gaining weight as you age can help you live longer. Your initial weight matters, of course, and that's bad news for certain young adults.
Low-Carb and Low-Fat Diets Put to the Test
Scientists had people eat a low-carb, Keto diet and a low-fat diet each for two weeks. One was a clear weight-loss winner. Can you guess?
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