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Is Obesity a Disease?

By NewBeauty Editors July 22, 2013
Obesity is now a disease; at least it is in the eyes of The American Medical Association (AMA). The decision, announced this summer, has sparked a variety of praise and […]

Is Your Bmi Misleading You?

By Shellie Terry Benson April 9, 2012
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 […]

Eat This Sweet Treat To Lose Weight

By Anna Jimenez April 8, 2012
If you like chocolate and workout about 3.6 times a week, read on. It turns out that we have some pretty stellar news for you. A new study says that […]

Are Vegetarians More Heart Healthy?

By Marissa Hicken April 20, 2011
As if we needed more evidence that vegetarianism is healthy, new research suggests that vegetarians experience a 36 percent lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians. Metabolic syndrome is defined […]

Lap-Band Vs. Gastric Bypass: Which Weight-Loss Surgery Works Best?

By NewBeauty Editors February 22, 2011
Last week, the FDA expanded approval of the Lap-Band for use in those with a body mass index (BMI) as low as 30. A new study, however, states that gastric […]

The Fda Weighs Two Weight-Loss Options

By Marci Robin December 9, 2010
December isn’t even half-way over, but it has already been a busy month for the FDA in terms of evaluating weight-loss methods that could help millions of overweight and obese […]

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