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Your spouse BMI - diabetes

Your spouse’s BMI may predict your diabetes risk

New research links the BMI of one spouse and the other spouse’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The researchers say efforts to detect undiagnosed...
How everyday products can make us fat

How everyday products can make us fat

Everyday products carry environmental chemicals that may be making us fat by interfering with our hormones, according to new research. Following recommendations on how to...
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How many calories? Keep an eye on the menu

Did you know that food and beverages consumed away from home contribute a lot of calories to our diets — as much as one-third...
Gut bacteria play a role in long

Gut bacteria play a role in long-term weight gain

Weight gain happens when we consume more food than we can burn, and weight loss happens when we burn more energy than we consume. But...
Is alternate-day fasting more effective for weight loss

Is alternate-day fasting more effective for weight loss?

Alternate day fasting regimens have increased in popularity because some patients find it difficult to adhere to a conventional weight-loss diet. A new article published...

Which is more important – sleep, diet or exercise?

One of the most commonly made 2018 resolutions is to live a healthier lifestyle. For a vast majority of people, that goal involves vowing to...
How your weight affects your joints

How your weight affects your joints

Joints, or the areas where two bones meet, are an important part of a person’s ability to move. Many feel aches and pains in...
Opioid use creeps back after weight-loss surgery

Opioid use creeps back after weight-loss surgery

Research finds that the proportion of adults with severe obesity who use prescription opioid medications declines in the months after bariatric surgery, but then increases within...

How temperature can help tackle obesity and diabetes

Exposure to environments outside a comfortable temperature could help tackle major metabolic diseases, such as diabetes and obesity, and should be reflected in modern...
Does your tea or coffee make you gain more weight?

Does your tea or coffee make you gain more weight?

More than 160 million people in the U.S. drink coffee or tea on a regular basis, and many of them use sugar, cream, flavored...