Overweight & Obesity

March 18, 2021
Wearable fitness trackers/step counters help the overweight/obese to shed the pounds: study thumbnail

Wearable fitness trackers/step counters help the overweight/obese to shed the pounds: study

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Wearable fitness trackers and step counters help people who are overweight/obese and/or who have weight-related health conditions to shed the pounds, finds […]
March 10, 2021
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Overweight men suffer discrimination

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Dear Healthy Men: A few weeks ago, you did a column on how short men face discrimination when compared to taller men. […]
December 29, 2020
Whether slow or fast, here's how your metabolism influences how many calories you burn each day thumbnail

Whether slow or fast, here’s how your metabolism influences how many calories you burn each day

It’s a common dieter’s lament: “Ugh, my metabolism is so slow, I’m never going to lose any weight.” When people talk about a fast or slow […]
November 20, 2020
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Age is no barrier to successful weight loss, new study finds

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people using only lifestyle changes, according […]
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