Weight Loss

Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about weight loss, including medical research on treatment, nutrition, and fitness.

What is Night Eating Syndrome

This hidden disorder causes rapid or late night eating, sleep issues and cravings.

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12-Month Plan for a Lighter, Healthier You This Year

Tough time losing weight? Maybe you’re trying to change too many habits at the same time. Try this 12-month approach to make steady progress.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Finally Winning the War on Weight: Judy’s Story

Losing weight after menopause and keeping it off long-term was a challenge for Judy. Learn how she was able to achieve her goals with the help of a close friend.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

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.

Weight Loss Surgery Wait Times Rise Dramatically

People who are eligible for weight loss surgery are waiting longer and longer for the potentially life-saving procedures to help them safely lose weight.

By Diane Domina

Benefits of Careful Blood Sugar Management

Learn about the many health benefits of careful blood sugar management. Find out about optimal blood sugar target levels and how to achieve them.

By Mary Shomon

Prioritize Sleep for Improved Weight Loss

Sleep quality is important for getting rid of excess body fat. Learn how sleep deprivation can impact weight loss goals.

By Martin Reed

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.

Intermittent Fasting for Diabetes Weight Loss: Not So Fast

Intermittent fasting may be good for weight loss but it can be risky for people with diabetes. Learn how to navigate this new diet trend.

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