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 ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Q&A: Gaining weight during menopause

I recently turned 50, and I walk about 1 mile daily and work out two to three times per week. I believe I am beginning to go into menopause, as I have not had a period in a few months. Also, I have noticed the number on my ...

Health

Q&A: Top 10 workout myths

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I eat fairly healthy, but I want to lose weight and improve my physical wellness in the new year. I'm finding a lot of conflicting information about the best workouts for weight loss, the amount of time ...

Overweight & Obesity

Does sharing health data help maintain weight loss?

Creating healthy habits, like increasing physical activity and improving eating habits, can be difficult to maintain long term, especially without accountability. Research from the Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle ...

Health

Does a healthy diet counter the ill-effects of obesity?

A healthy quality Mediterranean-like diet partially modifies the association between obesity and cardiovascular mortality, according to a new study published this week in PLOS Medicine by Karl Michaëlsson of Uppsala University, ...

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