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Low Carb Vs. High Carb Diets: Long-term Impacts

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

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Women Are More Likely Than Men to Have a Chronic Disease

Just what every woman wants to hear. But, unfortunately, 38 percent of American women have at least one chronic health condition, compared to 30 percent of men. Find out what it’s costing women — in finances and life.

By Lene Andersen, MSW

Genetics vs. Exercise: 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.

Is It Time to Choose Glass? Obesity-Plastic Link

It may be time to switch to glass containers, given research linking plastic chemicals to obesity.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How to Lose Weight When You're Hypothyroid

Losing weight can be hard when you’re hypothyroid. Here are some key tips for success.

By Mary Shomon

Weight Loss Challenges for Thyroid Patients

It’s important to understand these five key challenges to weight loss when you have a thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon

Diet Drinks Linked to Stroke and Dementia

Drinking diet beverages daily has been linked to increased risk of stroke and dementia. Here’s what to know.

By Andrea Klausner

Weight Regulation on Planes: What We Need

Is it time for the airline industry-wide guidelines to handle passengers who have obesity?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

It Can Take Five Months to Lose Your Two-Month Holiday Weight Gain

According to a study published in September 2016 in The New England Journal of Medicine, it will likely take five months to lose weight gained during the two-month holiday period, from Halloween to New Year’s Day. The study involved 3,000 subjects fr...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Is Restaurant Food Bad for You?

It’s pretty obvious that fast food is typically less healthy than most home-cooked meals. You may, however, assume that if you go to a “nice” restaurant, the menu options will be healthier. According to a new investigation, researchers found that mos...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.