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Can Zero-Calorie Drinks Lead To Weight Gain?

It looks like so-called “diet” drinks, which promise zero-calories and zero regret, can actually cause you to overeat, gain weight and put you at risk of obesity. In a new study...

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Is Your Weight Affecting Your Smile?

Over one-third of the U.S. population is obese. This worrying figure means that one-third of Americans are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, certain cancers...

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Is Your Bmi Misleading You?

We've long been told that body mass index (BMI), the ratio of our height-to-weight, was the best way to determine if we were in the normal weight range, or if obesity was lurkin...

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Poll: Should There Be A Sugar Tax?

Yes. At least, that's what some health officials say. Many propose that sugar should be identified as a health danger like alcohol and tobacco. If it were approved, the tax wou...

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Weight-Loss Surgery's Many Health Benefits

People battling their weight, along with other health conditions got some good news in two studies published this month that suggest weight-loss (bariatric) surgery may improve ...

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