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Genetics vs. Exercise: 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 Avoid Excess Weight Gain With a Gluten-Free Diet

Living with celiac disease or gluten free for other reasons? These tips will help you avoid gaining extra weight.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

A Weekend Lie-in May Help You Lose Weight

If you feel sleep deprived during the week, catching up on sleep on weekends may reduce obesity risk.

By Martin Reed

Get More Sleep to Lose Weight

People who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have a low metabolism and be overweight.

By Mary Shomon

12 Healthy Fast Food Finds

Stopping for fast food is sometimes inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it has to be unhealthy.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Sleep More, Weigh Less?

Too little sleep can lead you to consume more calories than you might if you’re well-rested. Here’s why, and what you can do about it.

By HealthAfter50

A Soda a Day Increases Belly Fat

Drinking one or more sodas or other sugary beverages a day is likely to increase belly fat, the type of fat accumulation that is most dangerous for the heart.

By Devon Schuyler

Weight Loss for Men: What Works

Researchers are finding out how to attract men to weight-loss plans. One successful way is through male-only programs.

By Nancy Monson

New Digital Tools Can Help You Lose Weight

Monitoring your eating and exercise habits with the help of digital technology can help with weight loss. Here’s what to know.

By Nancy Monson

It Can Take Five Months to Lose Your Two-Month Holiday Weight Gain

According to a study published in September 2016 in The New England Journal of Medicine, it will likely take five months to lose weight gained during the two-month holiday period, from Halloween to New Year’s Day. The study involved 3,000 subjects fr...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.