How to Tell if You're Obese or Just Overweight

According to a recent poll, about 60 percent of overweight people don’t realize they need to lose weight. Other researchers found that 85 percent of obese people don’t recognize that they are so. So how can you determine whether you’re in either cate...
HealthAfter50

12 Expert Strategies for Weight Loss

Successful weight loss requires changing your behavior, altering your diet, and increasing your physical activity. The following research-based diet strategies have been used by people who have lost weight and kept it off.
HealthAfter50

What to Know About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is an option for people who are morbidly obese—those who have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater, and have been unable to lose weight through diet, exercise and medication.
HealthAfter50

Is Barley Sprout Extract the Key To Weight Loss as We Age?

All living organisms depend on mechanisms that repeatedly monitor our stored energy in order to adapt to energy supply and demand. Activated protein kinase, or AMPk, may be an important sensor in the process of fat accumulation. The good news is that ...
Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

More Resources