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Your Microbiome and the Yo-yo Effect

Do you feel like your dieting efforts are like a merry-go-round that you can’t get off? Find out how your microbiome might be affecting your weight changes.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Are You Getting Sound, Science-based Nutrition Advice?

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?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Vitamins and Minerals: Are You Getting Enough?

Gastrointestinal (GI) tract disorders may affect how vitamins and minerals are absorbed, resulting in nutritional deficiencies and the need for 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 and Gender Differences

Low carb diets have become increasingly popular for promoting weight loss and heart health. Learn how gender might affect the outcomes.

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.

Mom's Lifestyle and Child's Obesity: Five Ways to Reduce Risk

Mothers can change their lifestyle to reduce their child developing obesity. Find out how BMI, diet, smoking, and alcohol affect children’s’ risk for obesity.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

A Diet Recalibration to Treat Obesity

Is it possible to recalibrate your diet to help control portions and manage obesity? Learn about research on how our perception of portions affects eating habits.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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.

Superfoods: Hype Or Helpful for Obesity Goals?

Superfoods have been claimed to cure everything from obesity to cancer. Learn how the term evolved and how these foods should fit in with a weight loss diet.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.