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Celebrity ‘Fat-Shaming’ Affects All Women, Study Finds

Celebrity ‘Fat-Shaming’ Affects All Women, Study Finds

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, April 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) — You’ve probably seen headlines screaming that a favorite star is packing on the pounds. Tyra Banks, Jessica Simpson, Jennifer Lawrence — no matter how thin, no celebrity seems immune from “fat-shaming.” Now, research shows the trend could have […]

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Is Your Smartphone Making You Fat?

Is Your Smartphone Making You Fat?

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Mindlessly switching from your smartphone to other media devices and back again might lead to added pounds, scientists say. A small, new study found that heavy-duty media multitaskers also tended to be heavier, weight-wise. It’s possible that these […]

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So You’ve Had Weight-Loss Surgery. Now What?

So You’ve Had Weight-Loss Surgery. Now What?

Latest Diet & Weight Management News THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Eating habits and physical activity have a greater impact on weight-loss surgery’s long-term success than measures like counting calories, a new study finds. Researchers also found that evaluation of patients’ mental health and eating habits before weight-loss (bariatric) surgery did not help […]

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Health Tip: Cut Back on Sugary Drinks

Health Tip: Cut Back on Sugary Drinks

(HealthDay News) — Sugary drinks have been linked to a number of chronic diseases and conditions, says the American Heart Association. Latest Diet & Weight Management News For those struggling with cutting back on drinks such as soda or lemonade, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services suggests: Limit sugary drinks to special occasions. […]

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AHA News: Which Diet Keeps Your Heart Healthy?

AHA News: Which Diet Keeps Your Heart Healthy?

Latest Diet & Weight Management News MONDAY, March 25, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Diet doesn’t have to be a four-letter word. Most of the time, a diet implies weight loss and comes loaded with restrictions and perhaps even plans that aren’t very healthy. But new recommendations released recently by a team of health […]