Weight Loss

After bariatric surgery, it is important to control body weight and eating behaviors

After bariatric surgery, it is important to control body weight and eating behaviors

Assessing certain weight control practices and eating behaviors after bariatric surgery can significantly influence the amount of weight loss after surgery, according to a...
Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

A recent study has revealed following a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet for just eight weeks can lead to rapid weight gain and health complications. The surprise...
This Number is More Accurate Than BMI to Indicate Obesity

This number is more accurate than BMI to indicate obesity

Calculating a person’s waist-to-height ratio is the most accurate and efficient way of identifying whether they are at risk of obesity in clinical practice,...
Most people cycle and regain weight, and those who lose most are most likely to keep it off

Most people cycle and regain weight, and those who lose most are most likely...

Most people lose, gain and maintain their weight inconsistently, and those who lose the most weight are most likely to keep it off and...
7 tips that help lose weight smoothly

7 tips that help lose weight smoothly

Losing body weight is not an easy task. Here are seven 7 tips that may help you achieve the goal. Combing healthy habits together Research suggests...
NIH’s key recommendations for weight loss success

Key recommendations for successful weight loss from NIH

To lose weight successfully, the combination of a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity is recommended. This combination also may reduce abdominal fat and increase...
More than half of U.S. children will have obesity as adults if current trends continue

More than half of U.S. children will have obesity as adults if current trends...

If current trends in child obesity continue, more than 57% of today's children in the U.S. will have obesity at age 35, according to...
Why you should not bank on wearables to keep weight off

Why you should not bank on wearables to keep weight off

Wearable devices that monitor physical activity are not reliable tools for weight loss, say researchers. As a matter of fact, they may even have...
On-and-off fasting helps fight obesity

On-and-off fasting helps fight obesity

Up to sixteen weeks of intermittent fasting without otherwise having to count calories helps fight obesity and other metabolic disorders. Such fasting already shows...
Blood glucose health is decreasing in obese people

Blood glucose health is decreasing in obese people

Blood glucose health is deteriorating in obese adults, despite overall progress in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels. This may raise the risk of Type...