ARTICLES RELATING TO WEIGHT

How almonds can help you lose weight

2015-07-07 15:54

DietDoc discusses why the humble almond has become so popular that its ever-expanding production could threaten the future of agriculture in drought-plagued California.

Weight-loss surgery can bring couples closer together

2015-06-17 15:09

When two people in a relationship regard the weight loss surgery of one partner as a joint journey, they commonly describe positive changes in their level of intimacy.

Living at higher altitudes may keep you slim

2015-05-12 14:34

People who live at least 450m above sea level may be less likely to gain weight than those who live at lower altitudes.

Zoë Harcombe – reversing the obesity epidemic

2015-02-19 14:40

One of the speakers at the Old Mutual Health Convention is author Zoë Harcombe, Cambridge graduate and author of six books and a diet and nutrition blog.

Getting healthy may be easier with a partner

2015-01-22 15:26

Researchers looked at a large population to see if people are more likely to change when they try it with their domestic partner.

Yoga may reduce heart disease risk factors

2014-12-17 11:52

A review has found that people who take yoga classes experience improvements in their weight, blood pressure and cholesterol.

Weight gain with unsaturated fat better for heart

2014-10-17 14:34

When lean people gain weight, heart disease risk factors in the bloodstream improve if the excess food contains unsaturated fats, versus saturated fats.

#OwnYourHealth in your 30s

2014-08-25 16:20

The "fabulous '30s" are a time when the woman's body is maturing, so it needs a good lifestyle and good care. Here's how to combat any chance of diseases in your 30s.

Over time stressors may lead to weight gain

2014-07-15 13:49

Women who are constantly worried or stressed out may be prone to weight gain, a new study suggests.

Do the obese deserve contempt?

2014-07-03 00:00

Disgust. Pity. Contempt. Obesity is not new to society - yet this is how it is met by a remarkable number of people.

 

Sex tips for normal bodies

2015-06-18 00:00

You don’t have to be a kinky contortionist with an underwear model’s body to be spectacular in bed.

The world's fattest model

2015-05-21 10:33

Tess Holiday recently became the biggest 'It' girl in fashion history and people cannot stop talking about her.

Diet sodas are linked to widening waistlines in seniors

2015-03-19 15:56

In recent years, a number of studies have suggested that artificially sweetened diet sodas may be associated with a wide variety of ills.

#24challenge? My challenge is accepting my body

2015-02-12 17:09

Our reader shares the challenges of accepting her body while striving for a healthy lifestyle.

US approves first new weight-loss device in 8 years

2015-01-16 10:05

The FDA has approved a new weight-loss device that 'blocks nerve activity between the brain and the stomach'.

Gestational diabetes linked to pre-pregnancy lifestyle

2014-11-05 14:48

In a new study, women who had a healthy lifestyle before becoming pregnant were less likely to develop gestational diabetes.

Breastfeeding helps heavy moms drop weight

2014-09-05 12:17

Obese women that follow breastfeeding recommendations after pregnancy are less likely to retain their pregnancy weight.

Can extreme obesity be considered a disability?

2014-07-18 12:33

The Court of Justice of the European Union was asked to rule on whether EU law forbids discrimination on the grounds of obesity.

Difference in ethnic BMI may affect diabetes risk

2014-07-10 15:22

The definition of obesity should not be the same for every population group because some ethnic groups develop diabetes at a lower weight than others.

Healthy = pregnant

2014-06-02 10:57

Want to fall pregnant? These tips can help.

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