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Is Your Fitness Instructor Inspiring You?

Your instructor wields some hefty power with the words he or she delivers to motivate you. Find out how instructor’s comments can impact your self-esteem.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Low Carb Vs. High Carb Diets

Low carb diets are popular for weight loss and diabetes management. Learn how they compare to modern high-carb diets and their long-term health impacts.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Is Keto Right For Your Chronic Illness?

It’s all the rage these days, but how does the high-fat, low-carb keto diet benefit your chronic condition? You might be surprised.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Women Are More Likely to Have Chronic Disease

Find out what chronic disease is costing American women — in finances and life — and what we can do to prevent it.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

What Causes Postmenopausal Weight Gain?

Genetics and exercise both affect weight gain after menopause. Find out what you can do to prevent obesity as your metabolism slows down with age.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Should You Switch BPA Plastics for Glass?

BPA is found in many plastics, including food packaging, and BPA exposure has been linked to increased obesity risk. Here's what you should know.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How to Lose Weight When You're Hypothyroid

Losing weight can be hard when you’re hypothyroid, but you can succeed if you follow these key tips.

By Mary Shomon

Weight Loss Challenges for Thyroid Patients

Learn how to overcome these five key challenges to weight loss when you have a thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon

Can Diet Drinks Lead to Stroke and Dementia?

Drinking diet soda daily was linked to increased risk of stroke and dementia in this recent study, but how accurate are the results?

By Andrea Klausner

Flying While Obese: No Simple Fix

With rates of obesity continuing to trend higher, isn’t it time that airline carriers recognize and address the needs of overweight passengers?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.