Obesity is a Medical Condition

Obesity is a Medical Condition

Being overweight or obese is not a personal choice. Obesity is a disease caused by a complex interplay among genetics, the environment, altered metabolic physiology, and many other factors. Excess weight is not solely the result of eating too much an...

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Fighting the Weight Gain of Menopause

Fighting the Weight Gain of Menopause

Why do so many women gain weight around perimenopause and menopause?  Aren’t the hot flashes, insomnia, and irritability enough? Many women struggle with the symptoms of menopause and the associated weight gain, and although hormone replacement can h...

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Why Commercial Weight Loss Solutions Don’t Work

Why Commercial Weight Loss Solutions Don’t Work

Ever heard of the Atkins or South Beach diet? “You’ll shed pounds.” “You’ll burn stubborn belly fat.” Too bad taglines can’t meet any universal promises. And that’s because there’s no one-size-fits-all solution to the numbers on a scale. It’s no wond...

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