There are some factors you can't change about your metabolism. But there are things you can do to influence how much energy your body uses over the course of the day.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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Adults with anorexia nervosa can tolerate rapid weight gain when done with meal-based behavioral support, researchers say.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
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People worried about gaining weight over the holidays may try to estimate how many calories are in the foods they put on their plates. But it's not as easy as it looks.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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All too often the medical community 'fat-shames' patients trying to lose weight, when in fact obesity and overweight are complicated medical issues.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~9 min
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Excess weight among pregnant women may put the developing fetal brains at risk as early as the second trimester, a new study shows.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~5 min
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Obesity increases susceptibility to H1N1 flu, a new study finds. It may help clarify why diseases like the flu and COVID-19 affect people differently.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new study finds an association between living near active oil and gas wells in California and low birth-weight infants, adding to findings elsewhere on health risks from oil and gas production.
June 18, 2020 • ~8 min
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