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Major journal retractions have called into question some popular nutrition research. Do you know how to tell the difference between good and bad food science?
A study suggests there’s a causal link between being overweight and being depressed, even in people without additional health problems, especially women.
Pancreatic cancer risk may be up to four times higher in adults who were overweight or obese during adolescence, according to a study published in Cancer.
In women, obesity and weight gain in early adulthood are associated with an increased risk for early-onset colorectal cancer, colon cancer before age 50.
Tough time losing weight? Maybe you’re trying to change too many habits at the same time. Try this 12-month approach to make steady progress.
Trigger foods act like a drug during stressful holidays, calming us down and keeping us in control of our feelings, but they also cause harmful side effects.
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