Staying Fit the Old-fashioned Way The major culprit behind the U.S. decline in physical activity may be our own high-tech and increasingly sedentary lifestyle.
Maintaining Weight Once You've Quit Smoking People sometimes gain weight when they stop smoking. But you can reduce your chances of adding extra pounds. You just need to take steps to prevent it.
Exercise and Eat Smart to Keep the Weight Off People who keep lost weight off tend to have several habits in common. Here are strategies that can help you be a successful long-term loser.
Overview of Obesity Obesity is a serious, chronic disease that can inflict substantial harm to a person’s health. Learn about obesity causes and obesity health effects.
Emotional Eating: How to Cope Emotional eating affects most people from time to time. But regularly letting your feelings guide your food intake can affect your health.
When Your Weight Gain Is Caused by Medicine Some medicines can cause you to put on weight. How much weight, if any, that you gain depends on a number of factors.
Children Can Outgrow Weight Problems--with Some Healthy Changes A child might say the worst part of being heavy is the teasing. You, too, probably dread the thought of your child being mocked or bullied. But the health effects of childhood obesity stretch years beyond the playground. That’s why it’s so important to catch weight problems early before they become a lifelong issue.