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Contrave is a combination drug for obesity. Is it a good way to lose weight safely?
Spanish scientists find that a mostly vegetarian diet with vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts and olive oil may help you control your weight.
American corporations are exploiting our desire for pleasure and hacking our bodies and brains. It doesn't make us happy. How can we reverse this trend?
New research shows that women who leave the TV on while they are sleeping are more likely to gain weight over the next five years.
Restricting eating time to early in the day may improve insulin sensitivity, reduce blood sugar response to meals and help with weight control.
Monkeys given a Mediterranean diet did not get fat as monkeys on a Western-style diet did. Will a Mediterranean diet help you control your weight?
One reader reports that following a keto diet eliminated her knee pain. Researchers have confirmed that a low-carbohydrate diet can reduce pain.
Dog-walkers get more exercise, but they must take care not to end up in a tumble that could break a bone.
Data from the Women's Health Initiative suggests that heavy diet soda consumers are more likely to suffer strokes and heart attacks.
New research shows that people use more energy on a low-carb diet. It suggests that people cutting calories should pay attention to which calories they cut.
Non-sugar sweeteners may not offer the expected health benefits. In fact, some research suggests that such sugar substitutes may increase inflammation.
Researchers found that mindfulness training helped volunteers resist fast food and lose weight. Might this approach help you?
Does it matter where your calories come from? A new study shows that maintaining weight loss is easier on a low-carb dietary pattern.
Many readers are upset about the new low-carb diet study published in the BMJ. Find out what the fuss is all about and read their comments in this post.
An interesting new study pits low-carb against higher-carb diets. When it comes to maintaining weight, the low-carb diet wins handily.
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Drug Side Effects
Many people believe that the FDA verifies that dietary supplements are pure. A new study asks: are dietary suppelemnts contaminated? Answer: Some are!
Conjugated linoleic acid, or CLA, has a reputation for fighting belly fat. Studies show it doesn't work very well and has some drawbacks.
Manufacturers are replacing the endocrine-disrupting plasticizer BPA with other compounds. Are these BPA substitutes really safer?
In a long-running cohort study, people getting about half their calories from carbohydrates had a better chance of long life than those eating either low carb or high carb diets.