Health

If you want to lose weight, find a mountain retreat

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study has found the secret to effortless weight loss: spend some time at high altitude. Even a week on a mountain retreat can produce weight loss in sedentary people eating as much as they want and ...

Overweight & Obesity

Habit change is key to success for weight loss

Can experts in behaviour change help boost weight loss for overweight people? McGill University researchers think so: they report significant results—up to 10% of body-mass loss with this approach.

Health

The new exercise trend that's made for everyone

Bringing the science of high intensity interval training (HIIT) into everyday life could be the key to helping unfit, overweight people get more of the exercise they need to improve their health, according to an international ...

Health

Mexico's overweight population inches up

Nearly three-quarters of Mexican adults are overweight or obese and their numbers have slightly increased in the past four years despite government programs to fight the epidemic, a government survey showed Thursday.

Overweight & Obesity

Study finds that overweight people really are big-boned

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the blind spots in forensic science, particularly in identifying unknown remains, is the inability of experts to determine how much an individual weighed based on his or her skeleton. New research ...

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