Weight Loss

Psychotic disorders and obesity

Psychotic disorders and obesity: blame big waistlines

Obesity is a major public health problem in the United States, as an estimated 35 percent of Americans are obese and have a body...
Physical activity

Physical activity: ‘Magic bullet’ for obesity and heart disease

In an editorial published in Cardiology, researchers have evaluated the totality of evidence and conclude that regular physical activity bears the closest resemblance to...
Does smelling food make you fat

Does smelling food make you fat?

Our sense of smell is key to the enjoyment of food, so it may be no surprise that in experiments at the University of...
Working together key to weight loss in relationships

Working together key to weight loss in relationships

Couples who are trying to lose weight could be putting their relationship under strain by using unsuitable strategies to achieve their weight loss goals,...
3 tips for the ultimate weight-loss breakfast

3 tips for the ultimate weight-loss breakfast

I love breakfast. It is exceptionally rare for me to miss breakfast, and when I do, I am in a prickly mood most of the...
How to maintain weight loss successfully

How to maintain weight loss successfully

Body weight is a key factor to protect us from chronic disease. Although obese people can lose weight through healthy diet, exercise programs, medicine, and...
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...
How belly fat promotes type 2 diabetes

How belly fat promotes type 2 diabetes

The fat that builds up deep in the abdomen -- more than any other type of body fat -- raises the risk of insulin...
When you lose weight, where does the fat go

When you lose weight, where does the fat go?

Despite a worldwide obsession with diets and fitness regimes, many health professionals cannot correctly answer the question of where body fat goes when people...
Black tea could help lose weight

Black tea could help lose weight

UCLA researchers have demonstrated for the first time that black tea may promote weight loss and other health benefits by changing bacteria in the...

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A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

A new way to activate stem cells to make hair grow

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow. The research, led by scientists...
5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...
5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

11 tests that could help detect and diagnose pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is usually diagnosed with tests and procedures that make pictures of the pancreas and the area around it. The process used to find...
8 common complications of high blood pressure

8 common complications of high blood pressure

Because high blood pressure diagnosis is based on blood pressure readings, this condition can go undetected for years, as symptoms do not usually appear...