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A Little Weight Loss Goes a Long Way With Diabetes Remission

Whew! Turns out, you probably don’t have to lose a bajillion pounds to successfully manage your type 2 diabetes.

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The Team Behind Weight Loss Success

You'll have your very own weight-loss cheering squad with these medical pros who use their niche expertise to help you achieve your goal.

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Lose Weight, Have Fewer Migraine Headaches

Weight loss can decrease the number of headaches in people with obesity who have migraines and can also improve their quality of life and productivity at work.

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You Don't Need a Diet to Lose Weight — Just an App

Before you sign-up for a costly weight-loss program, you should know: People who track food intake with a free smartphone app can drop a number of pounds.

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Why Yo-Yo Dieting May Be Bad for Your Health

Repeatedly losing and gaining extra pounds — yo-yo dieting or weight cycling — is linked to a number of negative health effects and a higher risk of death.

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Yo-Yo Dieting Is Bad for Your Heart

New research confirms earlier studies suggesting yo-yo dieters have a higher risk for heart attack and stroke than people whose weight is stable.

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A 12-Month Plan For Weight Loss

If you're have a hard time losing weight, maybe you’re trying to change too many habits at the same time. Follow this 12-month approach to reach your goals.

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Spring Cleaning Your Pantry and Fridge

Inspire yourself to lose weight with these spring cleaning tips that can help create order in your kitchen and support healthy eating.

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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.

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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.