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Researchers have found that people who let their weight cycle up and down may have higher mortality risks. Find out how to sustain long term weight loss.
For people who are overweight or obese, losing even a little weight can improve your life—and your health—in some unexpected ways. The bonus? Those non-scale victories can help keep you motivated too.
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.
Looking to shed a few pounds? Sound advice from a doctor or other health care provider can really help, as long as it isn't too general.
Many formal weight loss programs can help you manage type 2 diabetes. Learn how to find one that works for you, and get expert tips to help you stick with it.
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.
Obesity has important effects on the respiratory system and can worsen COPD symptoms. Extra weight means an extra load on your lungs.
If you have type 2 diabetes, losing even small amounts of weight can relieve symptoms. These tips can help you get started.
Fasting — putting the body into “starvation mode” — can increase metabolic activity, produce antioxidants, and reverse some effects of aging, suggests a study.