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[OPINION] On the 'plus' side of being healthy: Not your typical weight loss story

Jul 13, 2019 - 1:00 PM

'There is room for those who are bigger, who don’t have the abs, or who don’t fit in a size 2,' shares Margarita Olivares

Overeating? It may be a brain glitch

Apr 28, 2018 - 10:30 AM

One of the primary reasons people overeat and regain lost weight is that they have not changed the underlying behavior that leads them to crave comfort from food

SURVIVAL MODE? The drive to overeat may be rooted in survival brain circuits. Image from Shutterstock

Study challenges 'healthy but obese' theory

Mar 16, 2018 - 9:21 AM

'Any public misconception of a potential 'protective' effect of fat on heart and stroke risks should be challenged,' says study co-author Stamatina Iliodromiti from the University of Glasgow

MEDICAL ATTENTION. In this photo, a physiotherapist (L) assists obese patients with exercises in an obesity unit at the CHU Angers teaching hospital in Angers, western France, on October 23, 2013. File photo by Jean-Sebastien Evrard/AFP

Will you gain weight this holiday season? Here's what science says

Dec 11, 2015 - 2:24 PM

The good news is that reducing your energy intake by around 100 calories per day can prevent such weight gain This could equate to not having that extra biscuit or walking more each day

5 tips to avoid a belly like Santa’s this Christmas

Dec 11, 2015 - 2:23 PM

Here are ways to enjoy the holidays without having to gain weight

How losing weight made me miserable

Oct 29, 2014 - 11:43 AM

Losing weight can be darker and more difficult than you think