Even as rates of people who are highly overweight climb, new diabetes cases fall
New federal data released found the number of new diabetes diagnoses fell to about 1.3 million in 2017, down from 1.7 million in Read more on STAT
How to help your child eat healthily
A key part of the city's strategy for tackling obesity was a focus on pre-school children and offering parents classes in how to encourage their children to be Read more on BBC
Are you struggling with your weight and eating habits?
I know you’re busy and barely have time for yourself.  Between work, taking care of children, caring for parents, volunteering, church, and squeezing in time for your spouse and friends, Read more
A capsule tricks your stomach into feeling full
A new capsule was recently cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration to help adults who are overweight or obese shed some pounds when used along with diet and exercise, according to Read more
On “tough love” and your fat friend’s health.
I was in fourth grade, sitting in a doctor’s office, the first time my face flushed with shame. I was, I had just learned, overweight. Source: On “tough love” and your fat friend’s Read more
A Genetic Risk Score Tries to Predict Whether a Child Will Become Highly Over Weight
A still-controversial test could be administered to toddlers to gauge their likelihood of becoming overweight. Source: A Genetic Risk Score Tries to Predict Whether a Child Will Become Read more
Can Excess Weight Shrink Your Brain?
Highly overweight people may show some shrinkage in their brain tissue as early as middle age, a large new study confirms. Source: Can Obesity Shrink Your Read more
Fewer Excess Pounds May Mean Fewer Migraines
For people who carry too much weight and suffer from migraines, dropping some pounds might help ease their pain, new research shows. Source: Fewer Excess Pounds May Mean Fewer Read more
Dieters Who Follow This Popular Plan Lose Weight by Eating More
The plan estimates a weight loss of one to two pounds per week, and it’s research-backed. In fact, dozens of studies, including some conducted by Rolls, support the approach, in terms of Read more
Overweight related cancers rise fastest among American millennials, study finds
The study could be a warning that if the obesity epidemic continues, fat-sensitive cancers will explode in the years to come. Source: Obesity-related cancers rise fastest among American Read more
These 12 people lost a combined 1,563 pounds. Here’s what they learned about losing weight.
Hint: It’s more than just dieting. Here are some of the strategies they shared that worked for them. Source: These 12 people lost a combined 1,563 pounds. Here’s what they learned Read more
Fast or slow weight loss makes no difference, study says
When it comes to weight loss, it’s not how quickly you lose it, it’s how much you lose, a study says. Source: Fast or slow weight loss makes no difference, study Read more
Gut immune cells may explain why some people can’t lose weight
Immune cells in the gut may determine whether our metabolisms run hot or cold, study finds. Source: Gut immune cells may explain why some people can’t lose Read more
Intermittent Fasts Plus Energy Restriction Best for Weight Loss
Intermittent fasting with restricted energy intake may provide better outcomes than daily continuous diet restriction for health and weight loss in obese women, according to a study Read more
12 Reasons To Ditch Dieting For Good, According To Science
Restricting yourself ultimately doesn’t work. Here’s why. Source: 12 Reasons To Ditch Dieting For Good, According To Read more
4 Myths Nutritionists Wish People Would Forget
There are misconceptions about nutrition and weight loss — here are some top Read more
‘Metabolically Healthy’ Obesity? Not So Much, Study Finds
Nearly 40% increase in CV events, even without diabetes or biomarker risk factors Original Article: ‘Metabolically Healthy’ Obesity? Not So Much, Study Read more
Cool Sculpting–Can They Really Freeze the Fat Off?
CoolSculpting works by freezing areas of fat without damaging surrounding tissues. No surgery is required, but the cost is significant. This article from Medical News Today discusses the Read more at Medical News Today
Your Gut Bacteria Might Be Making Your Weight Loss Efforts More Difficult
If you've ever felt like your weight loss was disproportionally small compared to your efforts, or the results others seem able to achieve, it might not just be in your Read more