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Is Relative Fat Mass Better Than BMI?

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.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Can You Load Up on Beans, Fruit, and Veggies and Still Lose Weight?

Complex carbohydrates from fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, and whole grains are the healthiest fuel for our bodies, and can aid weight loss.

By Diane Domina

A Better Way to Measure Body Fat

BMI is an imperfect way of measuring body fat. These researchers developed an easier, more accurate method. Here's how it works.

By Diane Domina

Obesity's Impact on Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you have RA, obesity can put you at greater risk of complications from your disease. Here's what we know about the link.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How to Lose Weight When You're Hypothyroid

Losing weight can be hard when you’re hypothyroid, but you can succeed if you follow these key tips.

By Mary Shomon