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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...
Weight loss may reduce risks of 8 more cancers, says study

Weight loss may reduce risks of 8 more cancers, says study

Obesity is an important health issue in the world. It is estimated that 640 million adults in 2014 and 110 million children and teenagers in...
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,...
How elite athletes lose weight fast

How elite athletes lose weight fast

People manage their body weight to keep them healthy. A healthy body weight can help prevent lots of chronic diseases, such as obesity, type 2...

Gut bacteria could play a big role your weight gain

In a recent study, researchers found that gut bacteria play an important role in long-term weight gain. It is known that weight gain happens when...
Overweight vs overfat

Overweight vs overfat: Is your scale lying to you?

For decades, the body mass index (BMI) has been the gold standard for gauging obesity-related heart disease risk. But this handy tool doesn't always tell...
New diabetes drug may help obese people lose weight

New diabetes drug may help obese people lose weight

A compound that mimics a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite may help people who have obesity but not diabetes to lose weight, a...

Weight stigma: 5 unspoken truths

Weight stigma – a negative response to someone based on their weight – is the fourth most common form of social discrimination amongst adults...
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...