Category Archives: Diet

As Weight Goes Up, So Does Death Risk

 

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MONDAY, April 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Adults who become overweight or obese have a higher risk of dying from heart disease, cancer or other illnesses, a new study suggests.

Further, the risk … read more

5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet

 

Most people tend to associate a vegan diet with being lean. And science backs that notion. In a study of 40,000 adults, Oxford University researchers found that meat-eaters had the highest BMIs; vegans had the lowest; and vegetarians … read more

FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments

 

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MONDAY, Feb. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Fluid-filled balloons placed in the stomach to treat obesity have been linked to serious complications, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration … read more

The Shame of ‘Fat Shaming’

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TUESDAY, Jan. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Trying to shame an overweight or obese person into losing weight won’t motivate them to do so, and may even raise their risk for heart disease and … read more

Are U.S. Med Schools Skimping on Obesity Training?

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FRIDAY, Jan. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Despite being a major health threat, obesity isn’t widely discussed in U.S. medical schools, a new study suggests.

Obesity is barely mentioned in U.S. medical students’ licensing … read more

Do This During Your Workday to Burn More Calories and Fat

This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.

You already know that getting off your butt for periods of time throughout the day can reduce some of the harmful effects of too much sitting. (Hello, standing desk!) But a new study from … read more