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Weight Control

Emotional eating affects most everyone from time to time, but regularly letting your feelings guide your food intake can affect your health.
People who keep lost weight off tend to have several habits in common. Here are strategies that can help you be a successful long-term loser.
The term “metabolically healthy obese” refers to people with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30, but without the typical obesity-related health issues such as insulin resistance, lipid disorders, or hypertension. Between 10 and 25 percent of the obese population can be considered metabolically healthy. But are these folks actually healthy?
Although people generally gain weight when they stop smoking, you can reduce your chances of adding extra pounds by taking steps to prevent it.
Obesity is a serious, chronic disease that can inflict substantial harm to a person’s health. Learn about obesity causes and obesity health effects.
The major culprit behind the U.S. decline in physical activity may be our own high-tech and increasingly sedentary lifestyle.
Some medicines can cause you to put on weight. How much weight, if any, that you gain depends on a number of factors.
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