Weight Loss

Which weight loss method is best for your health

Which weight loss method is best for your health

In the USA, millions of people are overweight or obese, including both adults and children. Obesity, or too much fat in the body, is a...
How to make the best weight-loss breakfast

How to make the best weight-loss breakfast

Dieting plays a big role in weight loss. If you try to lose weight by eating less, you know that you need to restrict the...
Getting hot and sweaty—how heat and spice might affect our appetite

Getting hot and sweaty—how heat and spice might affect our appetite

Do you feel less peckish when it's hot or after a sweaty workout or spicy food? New research has discovered how body temperature might help...
Obesity link between grandmothers and grandchildren

Obesity link between grandmothers and grandchildren

Obesity is known to cluster in families, but most studies to date are limited to two generations. A new Pediatric Obesity study is the first...
Overweight and obese people should drink more water

Overweight and obese people should drink more water

In a recent study from University of Michigan, researchers examine whether a simple part of our diets might be linked to a healthier weight. The...
Your brain structure may predict diet success

Your brain structure may predict diet success

Differences in the structure of the prefrontal cortex predict an individual's ability to make healthier food choices, according to a new analysis of previous...
childhood obesity

Childhood obesity: risk factors and prevention

The factors that contribute to overweight and obesity are complex, but one pattern is clear: having obesity during childhood increases the likelihood of having...
Binging, purging and fasting common in overweight, obese young people

Binging, purging and fasting common in overweight, obese young people

Young adults who are overweight or obese are twice as likely as their leaner peers to binge and purge, use laxatives or diuretics, or...
Drug makes weight loss easier for people with genetic obesity

Drug makes weight loss easier for people with genetic obesity

An already-available medication may help people with a certain type of genetically caused obesity lose weight and keep it off. Around two to six percent...
How to choose best weight loss program

How to choose best weight loss program

Weight loss is hard work, and sometimes joining a group may help. A structured weight loss program may help you get rid of excessive body...