Some of the biggest contributors to the weight gain are sleep problems which are common in menopause. Falling levels of estrogen can cause you to collect more weight in your belly, and less in the hips and thighs. And one other surprising factor: loss of muscle.
Many men gain a new sense of responsibility and purpose when they become fathers. A new study suggests they also gain 3 to 5 pounds.
There has been a great deal of talk recently about obesity and all of the contributing factors that we may or may not be aware of.
The American Academy of Pediatrics just released a study that claims kids are not only vulnerable to forgetting what they learned in school, but also to weight gain.
Some experts are suggesting that increased waist circumference should be added to heart risk assessment tools, like cigarette smoking and high cholesterol.
While watching your intake is good, you might not want to completely skip the spuds just yet.
It is an interesting question. Is it better to lose weight over a long period of time or quickly?
Researchers found parents of young children were heavier and ate more calories, fatty foods, and sugary drinks than women without children.
Thinking of getting your child his or her own TV? You might want to reconsider.
According to new research out of Mt. Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, grilled and broiled meats have now been linked weight gain, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.
I am often asked about common sense steps to help us eat the healthiest diets. Here are my ‘common sense’ tips.
The Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City set off a firestorm of criticism when it implemented a policy barring fat servers from the bar.
An Atlantic City casino can control how much weight that its cocktail servers gain.
It’s an interesting question, and now, researchers at Drexel University’s School of Public Health may have the answer: yes.
We don’t talk about hypothyroidism that much but it is relatively common and very important to know if you have the condition.