Childhood obesity can set a child up for a lifetime of weight and health challenges. But you can help by being a good role model and taking these other simple but important steps.
If you’ve hit a weight plateau, exercise can help you torch extra calories and reduce stress on your heart and blood vessels. But make sure your goal is realistic — and sustainable.
When you’re chronically overweight, short-term solutions won’t really help. Discover the secret to sustained weight loss.
If you’re looking to shed a few pounds (or maintain a healthy weight), it’s important to know that you should pay attention to when ― not just what ― you eat. Wellness guru Michael Roizen, MD, explains.
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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.
Are hidden calories jeopardizing your heart? Discover easy ways to trim calories and how to be realistic in your approach to weight loss.
When your weight starts creeping up on you, you may start contemplating a juice cleanse. But will it be effective — and is it good for you? A functional medicine dietitian explains.
What do counting calories, fad diets and juice cleanses have in common? They’re all doomed to fail as weight-loss strategies. Follow these do’s and don’ts from our experts to lose weight and keep it off.
Medications that lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes can make it hard to lose weight. Fortunately, some newer anti-diabetes medications make weight loss easier. Endocrinologist Betul Hatipoglu, MD, offers suggestions.
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.