If you start an exercise program your body will add a little weight initially as a natural response to the changes taking place. Don’t worry, it won’t last if you keep exercising. Here’s why.
If snacking is your downfall, here’s how to pick healthy snacks that won’t ruin your otherwise healthy diet!
One of the best things you can do during pregnancy is continue to work out. An ob/gyn and physical therapist share things to keep in mind to keep you safe.
What is a good BMI for optimal health? And what does that actually mean? A family physician explains the uses and limitations of this measurement.
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For teens who struggle with their weight, it can be easy for them — and their parents — to fret about the number they see on the bathroom scale. But a new set of guidelines says parents can help their teens by taking the focus off what they weigh and instead encouraging good eating habits.
If you’re trying to lose weight, you might sometimes feel as though the bathroom scale is not your friend. But research suggests that the scale can be a powerful ally in your weight-loss effort.
Afraid of a few pounds? Here’s why women might live longer with heart failure with just a little pudge.
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
Chubby cheeks, chubby hands, chubby belly: They make babies so huggable. But that pudgy appeal can quickly become a health concern. “Children should start thinning out between ages 2 and 5,” says pediatrician Sara Lappé, MD. “Your child will look his thinnest about the time he starts Kindergarten.” It’s hard to eyeball a healthy weight, … Read More
Does it matter what day of the week you weigh yourself? Our dietitian explains why you should pick Wednesdays.