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Spring Cleaning Your Pantry and Fridge

Inspire yourself to lose weight with these spring cleaning tips that can help create order in your kitchen and support healthy eating.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

The Scoop on Powdered Collagen Supplements

Collagen supplements can help with chronic illnesses like diabetes, joint pain, and obesity. Here's how to take it properly.

By Nancy Monson

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.

Get More Sleep to Lose Weight

People who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have low metabolism and be overweight, according to this study.

By Mary Shomon

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

Weight Loss Challenges for Thyroid Patients

Learn how to overcome these five key challenges to weight loss when you have a thyroid condition.

By Mary Shomon

Childhood Obesity Heralds BIG Diabetes Risk

Childhood obesity appears to nearly quadruple the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Here's why we need to take action and face this growing health crisis.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Do We Recognize Diabetes as a True Killer?

Could diabetes be a top cause of death in the U.S., but secondary complications are being blamed instead?

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Are You Eating the Wrong Omega Fatty Acids?

Do you eat too much unhealthy omega-6 and not enough healthy omega-3. Here's what you should know about these fatty acids, and which foods have them.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Teen 'Rebellion' Motivates Healthier Eating

If you’re a parent, you’ve likely tried some reverse psychology on your kids, with results both good and bad. Two studies suggest that teens will choose healthier fare when they think it’s a rebellious act, or being cool, or because they’re inspired ...

By Amy Hendel, P.A.