Obesity

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What Does Obesity Have to Do With Smoking?

According to study published in The BMJ, obesity is associated with higher rates of smoking, as well as higher smoking frequency – the number of cigarettes smoked per day.

By Diane Domina

Can Cancer Risks Linger After Weight Loss?

If you’ve carried significant excess weight for a period of time, but lose the weight and maintain that weight loss, you may still have an elevated risk for cancer.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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.

Intermittent Fasting May Provide Significant Health Benefits

Intermittent fasting, which typically involves fasting for 16 hours every day or fasting for a 24-hour period twice a week, is one of the most popular health and fitness trends, especially among those who are looking to lose weight.

By Diane Domina

Want to Lose Weight Permanently? Eat Regularly and Don't Diet

Successful weight management really can happen when you shed your preoccupation with “dieting” and adopt normal, regular eating habits.

By Stephanie Stephens