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Can Brown Fat Fuel Your Fat-Fighting Furnace?

Tags: diet, fat, healthy diet, metabolism, obesity

For body fat, color matters. Find out why researchers are studying brown fat — and why it might help fight obesity in the future.


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How a New Kind of Care Helps Your Fatigue, Aches, Pains

Tags: chronic fatigue, chronic pain, diabetes, integrative medicine, metabolic syndrome, obesity

Concerned about pain, fatigue, metabolic syndrome, obesity, depression, autoimmune disease, fibromyalgia or headache? Integrative functional medicine looks deeply at what ails you to bring healing.


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5 Tips To Help You Snack Healthier at Work

Tags: diabetes, healthy diet, obesity, snacking, soda

Craving a snack at work? Plan ahead to make sure it’s healthy. A little time spent packing good snack options will keep you on track.


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Active Gaming May Help Your Child Lose Weight

Tags: childhood obesity, electronics, obesity, overweight, parenting, video games

A recent study found that playing active video games, as part of a weight-management program, encourages overweight children to get more active and may help them to lose more weight.


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Your Best Strategies for Preventing Diabetes

Tags: blood glucose test, blood sugars, diabetes, HDL, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, Type 2 diabetes

If you’re at risk for diabetes, Marwan Hamaty, MD, MBA, talks about the best ways you can prevent the onset of the disease.


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Don’t Let Eating Out Kill Your Diet (Infographic)

Tags: diet, health hub number, healthy weight, infographic, obesity

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.


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Morning-After Pill: Your Weight Plays a Role

Tags: birth control, contraception, IUDs, obesity, pregnancy, sex

A European manufacturer of emergency contraception pills says they’re not effective in women who weigh more than 176 pounds. Other, more reliable contraception can prevent morning-after uncertainty.


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5 Ways Obesity Affects Your Fertility

Tags: fertility, infertility, obesity, pregnancy, women's health

To become pregnant, a healthy weight matters. Obesity has a number of different effects on your fertility—as well as your partner’s.


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Diabetes: Know Your Risk (Infographic)

Tags: blood glucose test, cholesterol, diabetes, genetics, health hub number, healthhub number, high blood pressure, obesity, Type 2 diabetes

People can be at risk for type 2 diabetes without even realizing it. Know the risk factors and work on what you can control.There is a lot you can do to prevent and if needed, control diabetes.


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How Science Can Fight the Obesity Epidemic

Tags: genetics, metabolism, obesity, research

Science tells us there is more to obesity than meets the eye. Solving the obesity crisis requires a look at the big picture — and under the microscope.