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Weight Control

  • Fight Back Against Fat
    obesity increases the risk for illness from 30 serious medical conditions, including diabetes, heart disease and several types of cancer.
  • Foods That Help You Lose Weight
    Low-calorie, high-fiber foods such as fruits and vegetables fill you up but don't add that much to your daily calorie total.
  • For Obese Teens, Surgery Is the Last Resort
    Extreme obesity plagues more than a million teens and young adults, experts estimate. What's a parent to do?
  • For Seniors: How About Losing Weight Today?
    Some weight gain is unavoidable, because as the body ages, body fat increases as lean muscle mass and bone mass decrease. Body weight increases until you reach age 60, when it begins to decline.
  • Habits to Help You Look Good and Feel Terrific
  • Healthy Strategies for Weight Loss
    Experts say the long-term success at weight loss requires a balance between diet and physical activity.
  • Helpful Hints for a Healthy Weight
    You can lose a significant amount of weight by making small changes in your eating habits that don't require record keeping or a food scale.
  • How Diets Work
    If you’ve tried everything, yet weight loss continues to elude you, don’t give up. There are ways to up the odds and increase your chance of success.
  • How to Help an Overweight or Obese Child
    Ask a parent to name the greatest health threat to children and you'll hear about drinking or drugs. Rarely will anyone cite obesity -- even though it can lead to heart disease, high blood pressure or diabetes.
  • How to Junk a Junk-Food Diet
    Whether you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight or improve your health, junk food can sabotage a worthy effort.
  • How to Prevent Childhood Obesity
    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, one in five children in the United States is overweight or obese. That's twice as many overweight children as 20 years ago.
  • Ignore These Diet ‘Rules’
    If you’re eating according to outdated or untrue dietary commandments, all your efforts to lose weight could be in vain.
  • In Midlife, Keep Your Weight Under Control
    Midlife weight gain may put you at risk for serious health conditions, such as diabetes.
  • Keep Moving to Manage Your Weight
    You can lose weight by dieting, exercising, or a combination of both. Including exercise into your daily routine offers other benefits besides weight control.
  • Lifting Your Way to Weight Loss
    If you've tried a dozen diets but the pounds always sneak back, you may be able to lose them for good by making strength-training an integral part of your weight-loss program.