A new study has found that women and men with obesity face different health risks, while the condition can lead to a range of complications for all.
New evidence shows that fatty tissue can build up in the airways, affecting lung health, especially in people with obesity. This may contribute to asthma.
A recent study has investigated whether the byproducts of coffee production might help ease the inflammation associated with obesity and protect health.
Breastfeeding, eating a healthful diet, and gentle exercise can all aid postpartum weight loss. Learn how to lose weight safely after pregnancy here.
Research suggests that some protein powders may support weight loss. We look at the best options, depending on a person’s diet. We also describe how to use these powders.
The keto diet involves restricting carbohydrate intake to encourage the body to burn fat instead of glucose. This article outlines 10 reasons why a person may not lose weight despite following the keto diet.
Are adult obesity rates in the United States today the result of childhood sugar consumption in the 1970s and 1980s? New research suggests so.
Many medical conditions can cause unexplained or unintended weight loss. These include hyperthyroidism, depression, Addison’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and more.
Many people reach a weight loss plateau after several months of diet and exercise. In this article, learn about the possible causes and what to do to break through the plateau.
A recent study in mice has found a new biological mechanism that regulates the formation and accumulation of white fat tissue, a key factor in obesity.
There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include those that a person can try at home.
Healthful weight loss requires changes to exercise and diet routines. Some drinks may support weight loss, while others add calories. Learn more here.
Raspberry ketones are the compounds that give raspberries their smell. Some people believe that they provide health benefits. Learn about the possible uses and side effects of raspberry ketones here.
It is difficult to gain weight specifically on the face, but putting weight on generally or improving muscle tone can make a person’s face appear fuller. Certain facial exercises and topical products may also help. Learn more here.
Some people have concerns about excess facial fat. This article outlines seven tips for helping prevent and reduce excess facial fat.
A large study finds that weight loss surgery lowers the risk of death and cardiovascular events among people with obesity and type 2 diabetes.
In a new study in obese, diabetic mice, researchers used a modified CRISPR gene editing tool to reduce body weight and improve signs of type 2 diabetes.
A new review-based advisory has compared the benefits of two prescription omega-3 fatty acid medications for cardiovascular health.
A person’s fat burning heart rate depends on their age. Staying within this heart rate range during exercise is supposed to help people lose weight. Learn more here.
A new 4-week study suggests that hormone infusions may help people with obesity and type 2 diabetes or prediabetes lose weight and improve glucose levels.