As a parent who has always struggled with weight issues, what, if anything, can I do to help my children avoid a constant battle with their weight?
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I had bariatric surgery four months ago. I eat lots of protein, but my hair is falling out, and I don't have room for vegetables and fruit. However, I do take a liquid vitamin and calcium. What type of foods should I be eating?
The mission of the American Council on Exercise (ACE) is to get people moving.
by Pete McCall, MS, CSCS, ACE Certified Personal Trainer
TUESDAY, Dec. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News)—The percentage of overweight babies in poor families in the United States may be on the decline, a new study suggests.
MONDAY, Nov. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Does it help to know that a double quarter-pounder with cheese delivers 740 calories? Probably not, a new study suggests.
FRIDAY, Nov. 4, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Obese patients who swallowed balloon capsules that helped them eat less lost an average of 15 pounds, roughly two times more weight than patients who just dieted and exercised, researchers report.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 2, 2016 (HealthDay News)—More than half of Americans have at least one chronic disease, mental illness or problem with drugs or alcohol, according to a new study.
MONDAY, Oct. 31, 2016 (HealthDay News)—If you come across a study claiming that sugary drinks don't cause obesity or diabetes, check to see who's paid for the research.
Most likely the study has financial ties to the beverage industry, according to a new review of the scientific evidence.
FRIDAY, Oct. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Having a large waistline, a high body mass index (BMI) and type 2 diabetes may raise your risk for liver cancer, a new study suggests.
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Teens who eat right may gain less weight later on, researchers report.