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Hormonal Changes In Menopause Can Lead To Weight Gain

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.

07/22/2015

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Becoming A Dad? Expect To Gain 3 To 5 Pounds, Study Suggests

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.

07/21/2015

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Multiple Factors Contributing To Obesity

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.

05/04/2015

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YMCAs Across The Country Host Program To Help Prevent The ‘Summer Slide’

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.

04/23/2015

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Increased Waistline Means Increased Risk

Some experts are suggesting that increased waist circumference should be added to heart risk assessment tools, like cigarette smoking and high cholesterol.

03/20/2015

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Canadian Researchers Claim Potato Extract Could Prevent Obesity

While watching your intake is good, you might not want to completely skip the spuds just yet.

12/10/2014

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Quick Weight Loss Versus Slow Weight Loss

It is an interesting question. Is it better to lose weight over a long period of time or quickly?

10/24/2014

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Parents Of Young Children Are Heavier Than Non-Parents

Researchers found parents of young children were heavier and ate more calories, fatty foods, and sugary drinks than women without children.

06/04/2014

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Study: TV In The Bedroom Leads To Weight Gain In Kids

Thinking of getting your child his or her own TV? You might want to reconsider.

03/05/2014

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New Warning For Those Looking To Fire Up The Grill This Spring

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.

02/27/2014

Diet Myths

The Common Sense Diet

I am often asked about common sense steps to help us eat the healthiest diets. Here are my ‘common sense’ tips.

10/17/2013

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Fired For Being Fat

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.

08/29/2013

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Judge Rules That Atlantic City Casino Can Control Waitress Weight Gain

An Atlantic City casino can control how much weight that its cocktail servers gain.

07/24/2013

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Could Your Neighborhood Be Making You Fat?

It’s an interesting question, and now, researchers at Drexel University’s School of Public Health may have the answer: yes.

06/07/2013

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Hypothyroidism

We don’t talk about hypothyroidism that much but it is relatively common and very important to know if you have the condition.

09/19/2012

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