Overweight & Obesity

Tip the scale in your favor

(HealthDay)—Whether you track your diet efforts on paper or with an app, frequent and consistent self-monitoring contributes to success. However, one aspect of recordkeeping—how often to get on the scale—has been the ...

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Restaurant rules for weight loss

(HealthDay)—Is eating out your diet downfall? Getting together with friends is fun, but a tempting menu can quickly derail your weight loss efforts.

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Cutting carbs and calories at lunch

(HealthDay)—The choices you make during your lunch hour can make—or break—your "bottom" line. Picking smart carb and calorie options will help keep your weight loss efforts on track.

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What are 'fasting' diets and do they help you lose weight?

Trying to lose weight is hard work. You need to plan meals and snacks, and make a big effort to avoid situations that trigger more eating and drinking than you'd planned. Dieting can also be very antisocial. But what if you ...

Overweight & Obesity

Physician support key to successful weight loss, study shows

A review of survey data from more than 300 obese people who participated in a federally funded weight loss clinical trial found that although the overall weight loss rates were modest, those who rated their primary care doctor's ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Many women don't lose those pregnancy pounds, study finds

(HealthDay)—Women's fears that pregnancy pounds will linger are validated by new research that suggests three-quarters of new mothers are heavier a year after giving birth than they were before becoming pregnant.

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