Not only is exercise and a healthy diet a great way to boost your overall health, but this powerful duo also lowers your risk of developing breast cancer.
Excess weight may be the reason you’re having trouble getting pregnant. Learn why being overweight can prevent ovulation and how losing weight before pregnancy can increase fertility and your odds for a healthy pregnancy.
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 probably know how stress can affect your mood and often your eating choices — comfort food, anyone? — but can long-term stress actually make us gain weight? A recent study says it may be so.
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Are you trying to lose weight? Get advice from a doctor who often works with overweight patients. She offers practical advice.
If you’re considering bariatric surgery, a good mental attitude is one of the keys to success. Make sure you are on the right path with these five tips.
If you have heart failure and get breathless from exercise, losing weight and exercise can help.
Body fat has different colors and each has a meaning. Discover what white, yellow, brown and beige fats mean.
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