A cardiology expert explains how heart health is directly affected by too much or too little weight — as well as how little change is necessary to make a big improvement.
Obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for kidney disease. Working with a doctor and dietitian to develop a weight-loss plan can help protect your health.
A new study found an uptick in cases of six obesity-related cancers in adults under 50.
You may not think much about your heart. But you should. Nearly 40 percent of Americans are overweight or obese — and that increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Discover how to love your heart.
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When you’re chronically overweight, short-term solutions won’t really help. Discover the secret to sustained weight loss.
Extra pounds can hurt your heart. But two surgical options can produce rapid, profound weight loss that helps resolve cardiovascular risk factors and lowers heart attack risk.
A new Cleveland Clinic study finds that excess fat itself — not just associated factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol or lack of exercise — is harmful. Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, explains the genetic analysis linking obesity with diabetes and coronary artery disease.
Childhood obesity impacts 13.7 million children and teens in the U.S., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But according to a new study, fewer teens are trying to lose weight. Psychologist Leslie Heinberg, PhD, weighs in on what factors may be at play.
Think the number on the scale only matters for how you look? Your heart begs to differ. Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, explains why carrying around too much weight is bad for your heart health.
You’re careful to drink only 100 percent fruit juice. Does it make a difference? Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Dietitian Hillary Sullivan, RDN, LD, answers this one.