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Avoid Weight Gain On a Gluten-Free Diet

If you live with celiac disease, or simply eat gluten-free, and you're worried about weight gain, avoid extra pounds by following these tips.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Will This Job Make Me Fat?

Pressure at work increases weight gain in women but doesn’t have the same effect in men, according to this study.

By Diane Domina

A Better Way to Measure Body Fat

BMI is an imperfect way of measuring body fat. These researchers developed an easier, more accurate method. Here's how it works.

By Diane Domina

Exercise After Quitting Smoking to Stay Fit

Older women worried about their weight after quitting smoking should read this study that shows even small increases in physical activity can help.

By Diane Domina

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.

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.

Pregnancy After Weight-Loss Surgery

Learn about the risks and benefits of getting pregnant after bariatric surgery, including precautions you may need to take.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

A Weekend Lie-in May Help You Lose Weight

If you feel sleep deprived during the week, catching up on sleep over the weekends may help counteract obesity risks.

By Martin Reed

What is the Thyroid and How Does It Work?

Healthy thyroid function is crucial to every bodily function, and every organ, gland, tissue, and cell in your body. Here's what you should know.

By Mary Shomon

Get More Sleep to Lose Weight

People who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have low metabolism and be overweight, according to this study.

By Mary Shomon

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