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Long Term Risks of Weight Cycling

Researchers have found that people who let their weight cycle up and down may have higher mortality risks. Find out how to sustain long term weight loss.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Your Microbiome and the Weight Loss Yo-Yo

Does your dieting feel like a merry-go-round that you can’t get off? Find out how your gut microbiome might be causing your yo-yo weight phenomenon.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Can You Trust Science-based Nutrition Advice?

Major journal retractions have called into question some popular nutrition research. Can you tell the difference between good and bad food science?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Are You Getting Enough Vitamins and Minerals?

Gastrointestinal tract disorders can change how vitamins and minerals are absorbed. Here's how to tell if you need supplements.

By Constance Pietrzak, M.D.

Are Processed Foods Killing Us?

Processed foods may be a major culprit in the obesity epidemic. Learn why eating low fat or low carb might not matter as much as eating real food.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Low-Carb Diets Different for Men and Women

Low-carb diets have become increasingly popular for promoting weight loss and heart health, but your gender might affect the outcome.

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.

Mother's Lifestyle Shapes Child's Obesity

Mothers can reduce their child's risk of obesity by changing their lifestyle. Consider adopting these five habits before you get pregnant.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Can Diet Recalibration Treat Obesity?

If your weight loss efforts have been unsuccessful, you may need a diet recalibration that changes your perception of portions. Here's how to do it.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How to Beat Pregnancy Food Cravings

If you're struggling with excess weight gain during pregnancy, try these expert tips to help you beat food cravings.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.