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New Anti-Obesity Medications Are More Effective with Fewer Side Effects

New meds for managing obesity offer more choices and fewer side effects than ever before

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You Snooze, You Lose? Sufficient Sleep Could Be Key to a Healthy Weight

A new study found that people who are overweight and optimize their sleep consume nearly 300 fewer calories the next day

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Sugar Detox? Cutting Carbs? A Doctor Explains Why You Should Keep Fruit on the Menu

Ripe berries and sugar crystals are both sweet, but one offers much more than just calories

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Want Fries — or Feelings — With That?

The road from obesity to a healthy weight isn’t all about the diet. Gabrielle Blawas found she was eating her feelings in her secretive fast-food binges.

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I Fought Generational Obesity by Creating My Own Road Map to a Healthier, Happier Life

After being bullied by doctors my entire life, I finally got the courage to advocate for my health

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Celebrating Every Body Requires Access to the Best Weight-Management Care

Women need better access to FDA-approved obesity medications

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Thinking About Getting a Tummy Tuck? What to Know Before Going Under the Knife.

A tummy tuck can help your abdomen look firmer, but it's not a complete weight loss overhaul

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Decades of Hype Turned Protein Into a Superfood – and Spawned a Multibillion-Dollar Industry

Contrary to all the hype that everyone needs more protein, most Americans get twice as much as they need

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Considering Plastic Surgery? Here’s What You Should Know.

A look into common surgeries for women, how to ease into a cosmetic change and what to look for in a surgeon

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