weight management Archive

How to Pick a Realistic Goal Weight

Lisa Marie Presley is flaunting a new, slimmer figure—and says she’s finally back at her “happy” weight, which is the same amount she weighed as a teenager, according to a recent interview the star did with People. We’re

Video: Addicted to sugar?

When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take notice. This activation of your reward system is not unlike how bodies process addictive substances such as alcohol or nicotine

Study: More U.S. Children Severely Obese

   Contrary to a recent report with encouraging figures on childhood obesity in the United States, a new study presents a more sobering picture of the nation’s pediatric weight problem. Severe obesity, which sets kids up for

Obesity: Driving Surge in Knee Replacements

Compared with seniors, artificial knee patients under 65 more likely to be severely overweight, data shows. Rising rates of obesity among people younger than 65 may be the main reason for the rapidly increasing number of knee

Obesity and Waist Circumference > 35″

More than one-third of American adults, nearly 36%, are now obese. That’s one reason researchers are interested in looking at how being overweight impacts our health.

Many Americans Unaware They’re Overweight

More than two thirds of Americans have a high BMI, but only half are aware of it, according to a new survey from the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and The Obesity Society (TOS). The survey showed that