A very recent study has found that patients diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and who have an increased level of waist fat, are at greater risk of developing complications to the disease than those who are obese.
Overweight people tend to choose unhealthier foods to eat compared to lean people, even though both groups seem to make similar choices when given hypothetical situations. Brain activity seems to be a good predictor of which foods finally get chosen.
Bariatric surgery can be the start of the rest of your life, enabling you to achieve a healthy weight where more traditional weight loss techniques couldn't. Don't be fooled though: it's not an easy way out and it isn't for everyone.
Could insufficient water intake be that mysterious reason you have not been able to lose weight so far? A new study suggests that dehydrated people are more likely to be obese!
Exposure to common household chemicals called phthalates may have an impact on your body weight, new research suggests .
Have you noticed that the pounds are piling on all by themselves now that you've entered the menopause? Welcome to middle age! Is there anything we can do to combat this nasty menopausal weight gain?
If you can't lose weight, it's ALWAYS because you're eating too much chocolate and watching too much TV, isn't it? Well, if you're still buying into the myth that everyone will lose weight if they move more and eat less, read on for the surprising truth.
Eating a nutritious and balanced diet is an essential part of anyone's health, whether you are on a weight loss journey or just trying to look after your body.
We all have heard how probiotic bacteria that live in the human digestive tract are essential to health. Recent research has found that they can even help keep us slim.
The African herb hoodia has been promoted and used successfully for weight loss for many years. Only recently, however, have scientists begun to understand how it works.