Weight Loss Program Shows Promise
The obesity epidemic especially afflicts low-income people - who are also less likely to receive good health care. But at least one experimental program offers some positive results.
Wrong Ways to Lose Weight
As the number of overweight or obese Americans rises, it is good to hear that many are trying to lose weight. Some of their weight-loss methods, however, could be hurting their kidneys.
Teaming Up Means Slimming Down
Looking to shed some pounds? Recruit some friends and make it a contest - chances are, you'll have a much better chance of getting rid of that extra weight.
Get Off That Couch - Every Week!
Successfully adding regular exercise into your life doesn't happen overnight. Obvious as it may sound, your level of motivation really does matter each and every week.
Candy and Cookies and Chips, So What?
Parents and policymakers worried about the junk food offerings at schools may be focusing their anger in the wrong direction, according to a new study.
Praise Away Child Obesity
Baffled by how to best help your obese child? The key may be a positive treatment program filled with plenty of praise and parental involvement.
Calories For Fat, Protein For Lean Mass
Eating too much - but not enough protein - might mean you'll weigh less than heavy protein eaters, but you'll likely be carrying around a higher percentage of fat.
College Leads to Bigger Waist Lines
The change from high school to college can be exciting but stressful. The stress can be too much for some women and even men. This along with other factors can lead to an eating disorder.
Planet Health Helps Prevent Eating Disorders
Prevention methods for the obesity epidemic are well underway. But, sometimes these techniques can be too forward and have negative side effects like children developing eating disorders.
Happy Comfort Food
What do you do when you’re in the dumps? Some turn to buckets of ice cream for comfort. It just seems to take all troubles away. Maybe it really does!