Category Archives: Diet

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 reports.

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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.

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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

Plant-Based Diets Score Big for Healthy Weight Loss

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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve resolved to eat healthy and lose weight in 2017, a new report suggests the DASH diet may be your best bet.

For the seventh year … read more

The DASH Diet: The Best Diet You (Probably) Haven’t Tried

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Diets 2017, released earlier this month, ranked 38 diet plans. But the No. 1 diet may surprise you. The “Best Diets Overall” winner (for the seventh year in a row): the DASH diet.… read more