Are you trying to lose weight? Eating out at restaurants, even just once a week, has an effect on these efforts. It's smart to scale back on restaurant food. For the times you do need to go out, see our dining out tips.
When you’re pregnant, it’s often easy to overeat based on a simple idea: “I’m eating for two.” But how many extra calories do you really need?
Find out how to keep your weight on track — for a healthy you and a healthy baby.
In the United States, about one in eight women will develop breast cancer at some point. Here are five ways to reduce your risk – while boosting your overall health.
Pediatricians are concerned that U.S. kids are developing adult health problems because of their excess weight. Kids’ lives are likely to be shorter than their parents’ unless we take action.
The American Medical Association (AMA) has officially recognized obesity as a chronic disease. Defining obesity as a disease should spur physicians and patients to see it as a serious medical issue.
For morbidly obese adults suffering from diabetes, bariatric surgery is a great treatment option. Now a new study finds even non-morbidly obese people with the disease may benefit from the surgery.
Having trouble eating in moderation? Try four tips for better portion control -- simple steps that can help form good habits over time.
Are you weighing surgical vs. non-surgical weight loss options? Karen Cooper, DO, offers insight into how this decision is made, common medications that can help, as well as secrets of patients who have been successful without surgery.
Live a healthier life and you can reduce heart problems.