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Cholesterol-lowering drugs could reduce brown fat linked to weight loss

ETH Zurich scientists have shown that statins, one of the most commonly prescribed classes of pharmaceuticals, reduce beneficial brown adipose tissue. But this is no...

Breakfast and weight loss: What you should know

There is no good evidence to support the idea that eating breakfast promotes weight loss or that skipping breakfast leads to weight gain, finds...
How to find your ideal body weight

How to find your ideal body weight

Obesity and overweight can increase your risk of high blood pressure. In fact, recent research has shown that your blood pressure rises as your body...
Changing your habit is key for weight loss success

Changing your habit is key for weight loss success

Can experts in behavior change help boost weight loss for overweight people? McGill University researchers think so: they report significant results—up to 10% of body-mass...

5 food mistakes to avoid if you’re trying to lose weight

Many people wonder why they’re not losing weight when they follow a strict diet and exercise routine. One possible reason is that what look like...

Have diabetes and struggling to lose weight? Here is what to do

You’re active, you watch what you eat, yet the scale won’t budge. If you have diabetes, the answer could be in your medicine cabinet—specifically, your...

Low-gluten diet could reduce bloating and help you lose weight

An increasing number of people choose a low-gluten diet, even though they are not allergic to the dietary substance. This trend has sparked public debate...
Diet low in specific amino acids may be critical for weight loss

Diet low in specific amino acids may be critical for weight loss

A worldwide epidemic of diabetes and obesity has led many people to try to lose weight by dieting – but reduced-calorie diets are very...

6 tips for losing weight without fad diets

Monday – start diet. Tuesday – break diet! Wednesday – plan to start again next Monday. If this is you, it’s probably time to get...
6 things can increase your obesity risk

6 things could increase your obesity risk

There are many risk factors for overweight and obesity. Some risk factors can be changed, such as unhealthy lifestyle habits and environments. Other risk factors,...

Change in weight could mean health risk in older people

Middle-aged and elderly adults who gain or lose a moderate to large amount of weight—defined as a 10% change in weight—may have an increased...

Changing your meal time could reduce body fat

During a 10-week study on 'time-restricted feeding' (a form of intermittent fasting), researchers examined the impact changing meal times had on dietary intake, body...
5 tips to help you lose weight and maintain it successfully

5 tips to help you lose weight and maintain it successfully

Changing the way you approach weight loss can help you be more successful at losing it. Most people who try to lose weight focus on...

Ketone supplement could reduce body fat and weight

A study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham has found that ketone supplementation decreased body fat and body weight in mice placed on...

Is exercise still important to weight loss? Absolutely, a doctor says

"Exercise isn't really important for weight loss" has become a popular sentiment in the weight loss community. "It's all about diet," many say. "Don't worry...

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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 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...
8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and have a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...