Sonja Morgan, 55, Says She Likes When She Puts on 'A Little Weight'

At 55 years old, Sonja Morgan has never looked or felt better! And as the Real Housewives of New York City star tells Us Weekly exclusively, it has everything to do with her new body-positive outlook and the way she thinks about her health. She admits cosmetic procedures and plastic surgery will always have a place in her heart — […]

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FitBits do NOT lead to weight loss, study finds

FitBits do NOT lead to weight loss: Study finds little evidence that your wearable is much more than a fancy bracelet Researchers at the University of Florida analyzed 6 studies on 1,615 people They found no users had any meaningful drop in cholesterol or blood pressure Only one cohort recorded noteworthy weight loss  Don’t bother investing in an Apple Watch if […]

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Porsha Williams Is Not Here for Pressure to Lose Baby Weight

No rush! Porsha Williams welcomed her daughter, Pilar, in March, and she is not stressing about losing her baby weight anytime soon. “I have definitely taken my time,” the Real Housewives of Atlanta star, 38, tells Us Weekly exclusively while promoting her Fiber One partnership. “My daughter is two months now, and I pretty much got the OK after having […]

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Weight loss among fat-acceptance influencers a fraught topic

Fashion and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow has always been curvy and built a social media presence by embracing every pound. Until the worst happened. At nearly 380 pounds, her health took a dive. She was diagnosed with a blood cancer and multiple uterine fibroids that couldn’t be treated due to her weight. That’s when she decided to have bariatric surgery, […]

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Study develops updated national birth weight reference

A new paper provides an updated national birth weight reference for the United States using the most recent, nationally representative birth data. The study, “A 2017 US reference for singleton birth weight percentiles using obstetric estimates of gestation,” led by the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, appears in the June 14 issue of Pediatrics. Fetal growth, typically measured as birth […]

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Can the Satiating Diet Help You Lose Weight? Here's What a Nutritionist Thinks

When clients tell me about their attempts to lose weight, I find that many cherry pick tactics from different diets to create a hodgepodge of strategies that work for them. It’s a savvy way to find a just right approach that generates results and has staying power—a must for keeping lost pounds at bay. Now, researchers at the Université Laval […]

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This Woman Says Her Husband Stopped Getting Physical With Her When She Lost Weight and He Didn't

Body image problems can definitely take a toll on relationships. But usually, feeling better about yourself and your body can help resolve these problems, at least partially. That isn’t the case for one woman who took to Reddit to talk about a marital issue she’s experiencing because she’s lost weight. Her husband, who is overweight, appears to be jealous of […]

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Higher weight increases risk of psoriasis

Studies have linked psoriasis and higher weight, but the causal relationship between the two has been unclear. What triggers what? Or could other underlying reasons explain the connection? “Higher BMI may contribute to increased inflammation of the skin, which can exacerbate psoriasis, but it could also be that psoriasis leads to a person being less physically active and thus gaining […]

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Doctors underestimate patients’ weight loss attempts: study

Doctors think people with obesity are much less interested in losing weight than they actually are, an Australian-led study has found. According research presented at the European Congress on Obesity on Monday, 71 per cent of health professionals believe people with obesity do not want to lose weight, although only 7 per cent of people with obesity said they felt […]

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