For kids who are overweight or obese, the everyday challenges of the teenage years can seem even greater. A recent study says that teens who are teased about their weight are more likely to become obese adults.
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.
Formerly found only in adults, type 2 diabetes is on the rise in children and teens. Poor diet and inactivity are partly to blame. Get tips on encouraging a healthier lifestyle for your family.
Are you trying to lose weight? Get advice from a doctor who often works with overweight patients. She offers practical advice.
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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.
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