Health

Q and A: Simplify health goals for success

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am a mom of three kids under 10, and I have struggled with weight loss for years. I am challenged between family and work obligations to maintain a healthy lifestyle. I always start off strong, but then ...

Overweight & Obesity

Shelter-in-place orders tied to weight gain

Shelter-in-place orders were associated with consistent weight gain, according to a research letter published online March 22 in JAMA Network Open.

Health

Q&A: Components of a healthy diet and clean eating

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I gained a bit of weight during quarantine. And as spring approaches, I want to focus on losing the excess pounds. I enjoy exercise, but I struggle with snacking and eating more processed foods than I should. ...

Health

The fitter you are the better you burn fat

Females who are fit and healthy tend to burn more fat when they exercise than men, according to new research from a team of sports nutritionists.

Health

Stress reduction as a path to eating less fast food

Overweight low-income mothers of young kids ate fewer fast-food meals and high-fat snacks after participating in a study—not because researchers told them what not to eat, but because the lifestyle intervention being evaluated ...

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