The scale can be a helpful tool in your health journey. Find out when and how to weigh yourself to get accurate and helpful info.
Weight gain is common during perimenopause and especially after menopause. But it’s not inevitable. These six tips will help you avoid middle-age spread.
Some kids are underweight despite parents’ best efforts to feed them well. A registered dietitian explains how you can tell if a child is truly underweight and how to help them gain weight the healthy way.
If you’re avoiding quitting smoking because you’re afraid of weight gain you shouldn’t let it get in the way of kicking the habit once and for all. Because there’s good news — people who quit gain an average of only about five pounds after they quit. Most gain fewer than 10 pounds and many don’t gain weight at all. You’re also more likely to exercise after you quit.
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Poor weight gain is an common problem for children. Find out likely causes and when to seek help.
With so many choices, how do you know which protein powder is best for you? A registered dietitian explains how protein powders differ.
Polycystic ovary syndrome, a common hormone disorder that causes infertility, is also linked to weight gain. Learn more about the vicious cycle of PCOS symptoms and weight gain.
Studies have not found that birth control is associated with weight gain — with one exception. An Ob/Gyn explains.
Becoming a dad, especially a first-time dad, is exciting ― but what’s not so exciting is the ‘dad bod’ that sometimes follows. A family medicine doctor explains why excess weight around the middle is cause for concern.
Is weight gain inevitable at menopause? Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Medical weight management expert Karen Cooper, DO, fields this one.