PhillyHealthWatch host Tiffany Bucciarelli speaks to Dr. Matthew Pinto about weight loss myths.
Group meetings focused on improving diet, increasing physical activity and addressing mood and body image issues helped prevent heavy teen girls from gaining weight.
Big surprise, if your doctor could stand to lose a few pounds chances are he won’t tell you to.
According to a report from the National Institutes of Health, your primary care physician might help you lose weight.
Following bariatric surgery, weight loss alone is not the only risk for cardiovascular disease. A healthy diet is crucial.
By Phran Novelli, PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – You know, you can replace most of the most popular New Year’s resolutions with just one: Gardening. LOSE WEIGHT & GET IN SHAPE. Planting, pruning, digging and dragging mulch […]
Take a New Year’s resolution for what it is worth – an attempt to make a lifestyle change. This can be done any time of the year. Don’t give up.
It is that time of year when everyone is making their New Year’s resolutions. Believe it or not, out of the top 12 New Year’s resolutions, five of them are health and fitness related! Here are five reasons why you should be motivated to be fit in 2012!
A new federal warning about some over-the-counter weight loss products. The FDA is going after over-the-counter HCG weight loss products.
Looking for a way to lose some of those extra pounds after Thanksgiving? Well, there are few exercises you can do to help you in your mission.
What you DO over Thanksgiving, besides eat, will help you to burn off all the extra calories you consume.
The more weight you carry on your body, the greater the odds of developing cancer.
In the study, overweight students were split into three groups: a control group, one that received weight loss information on Facebook, and a third that received the Facebook posts plus encouraging daily text messages.
Since the word obese has a negative connotation, it might make sense for physicians to use another word when treating and counseling overweight patients.
We call it hyperlipidemia — an elevation of the lipids in the blood that can be linked with cardiac issues down the road.