Older obese adults who have a common type of heart failure can improve their ability to exercise without experiencing shortness of breath, a new study suggests.
There’s few instances where being overweight can improve your health. But a new study shows that having a little pudge may benefit women with heart failure.
Some foods naturally create more cravings rather than make you feel satisfied. Use these nine tips to avoid overeating. Don’t just control your portions, but also make wiser food choices.
If you are like most members of the LGBT community, it’s likely you haven’t told your physician. But there are compelling reasons why you should tell your healthcare provider if you are LGBT.
Body fat gets a bad rap, but you’d die without it. Body fat stores crucial energy. It provides insulation. It protects your organs. It even helps hold your cells together. But too much of a good thing can be fatal. Explore this field guide to human body fat. Discover the different colors and what they mean. … Read More
For many people, obesity starts developing in early childhood, when good dietary and exercise habits are neglected. It’s important for parents to know there’s long-term danger in their children being overweight or obese — it can lead to greater heart disease risk later in your child’s life. Childhood obesity has doubled in the past 30 years. … Read More
Weight loss can be a pain. But not losing extra pounds can become even more painful to your joints. More than two-thirds of the U.S. population is overweight or obese. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most prevalent conditions resulting from obesity, and obesity is now recognized as an important modifiable risk factor for OA. … Read More
The number of U.S. men and women with the kind of obesity that settles around the waist – which can indicate a greater risk of ailments such as diabetes and heart disease – has risen sharply over the last 12 years, a recent study says. The study, conducted by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control … Read More
If you want to help your overweight child get healthier, consider a weight-management plan that includes an active gaming system – where you use your entire body to play rather than only a controller. A recent study found that playing active video games, as part of a weight-management program, encourages overweight children to get more … Read More
When it comes to erectile dysfunction, a man’s weight — and his waist size in particular — may put him more at risk. One study by researchers at Cornell University found that men who have a waist size larger than 40 inches are more likely to have erectile dysfunction. Read the full story Lost Your … Read More