Body mass index can be a tricky thing, especially when used as an indicator for health. Learn how it originated and why it can be problematic for people of color, especially when it comes to Type 2 diabetes.
Lifestyle changes created by COVID-19 worsened the nation’s childhood obesity crisis. A nurse practitioner offers tips to help children build healthier habits that they can carry into adulthood.
A high-sugar diet can increase the risk of heart disease, both directly and indirectly. Learn how sugar affects your heart and how to tame your sweet tooth.
Apple cider vinegar is touted as a weight loss aid, acid reflux cure and more. Here’s what the science says about its health benefits and side effects.
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Weight bias in healthcare is very common. Learn what you can do should you experience it and how to avoid letting negative experiences keep you from finding a provider who understands your needs.
Weight loss is all about calories in vs. calories out. But you can take steps to boost your metabolism, so your body burns calories, even when you’re resting. Get a few helpful tips from an endocrinologist.
Here are helpful ways to keep kids’ diets on track even with schools closed.
It’s important during times of self-isolation to focus on the five pillars of weight management and a healthy diet.
The Japanese term that means “Eat until you’re 80% full” can be helpful for both overeaters and undereaters. Our expert explains.