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Yo-yo dieting doesn’t necessarily make you heavier in the long run

Many of us have lost weight to feel better about our bodies before donning a bathing suit for a beach holiday, or getting into...

Obesity and diabetes: 2 reasons why we should be worried about the plastics that...

Today, nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults and 21 percent of youth are obese. This trend is on the upswing and the worldwide population is...

Why so many people regain weight after dieting

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple:...

Bamboo shoot fiber helps prevent obesity, says new study

The insoluble dietary fiber isolated from bamboo shoots is effective in preventing obesity and improving insulin sensitivity, according to a recent Chinese study. Scientists from...

How to lose your belly fat successfully

It is known that obesity is very harmful to our body. More and more researches show that belly fat, the fat builds up deep in...

Eating walnuts daily may not cause weight gain

Researchers at Loma Linda University Health found that walnuts can be incorporated into the daily diet of healthy elders without having a negative impact...

Stop measuring obesity with a ruler: we’ve discovered a far better predictor of health

For over a century, we have relied on a simplistic measure to determine if someone is a “healthy” weight or not. This is the body...

For women, higher BMI means higher colon cancer risk before 50

Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 as women who have what...

Self-control region of your brain plays a big role in weight loss success

New research suggests that higher-level brain functions have a major role in losing weight. In a study among 24 participants at a weight-loss clinic, researchers...

Obesity may increase the risk of early-onset colorectal cancer

Women who are overweight or obese have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer before age 50 as women who have what...