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Obesity and Birth Control: What You Should Know

Women who are overweight and obese may have additional considerations to make when it comes to protecting against pregnancy. Here is a breakdown of the different options.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Obesity and Pregnancy: How to Beat Food Cravings

Struggling with excess weight gain during pregnancy? These expert tips can help you stay on track.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Obesity’s Negative Impact on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Research suggests that RA patients with high BMI suffer higher rates of disability, other problems.

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

Go Green With Your Diet: Your Body Will Thank You

Green smoothies. Green juice. Kale salad. Leafy green vegetables are everywhere, and small surprise once you learn the positive impact they can have on your health and wellness.

By Carmen Roberts, MS, RD, LDN

These 8 People Reclaimed Their Lives From Obesity

After failed attempts at diet and exercise, weight loss surgery can sometimes offset the effects of obesity and help people take back their lives. Discover how eight ordinary people used different surgeries to overcome their health challenges and liv...

By My Bariatric Life