Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about weight loss, including medical research on treatment, nutrition, and fitness.
Does your dieting feel like a merry-go-round that you can’t get off? Find out how your gut microbiome might be causing your yo-yo weight phenomenon.
What if a test could predict how well bariatric surgery would help you lose weight? Learn about these four obesity subtypes and what they can tell you.
Whether you desire salty snacks, savory foods, or sweet treats, cravings can wreak havoc on your healthy eating plan. There're several reasons why this is true.
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.
Bariatric surgery complications may be more common for obese people who have experienced childhood physical or sexual abuse, according to this study.
Is RFM a better indicator of body fat than the classic BMI assessment? Researchers think it may be more reliable, and much simpler to use.
Lorcaserin (Belviq), approved to promote weight loss in people with obesity, can decrease the risk for type 2 diabetes and diabetes-related complications.
New research confirms earlier studies suggesting yo-yo dieters have a higher risk for heart attack and stroke than people whose weight is stable.
Complex carbohydrates from fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, and whole grains are the healthiest fuel for our bodies, and can aid weight loss.