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Body Fat

Could You Be Overfat And Not Know It? | Pam Masin | Posted 04.20.2017 | OWN

A new study has reported that up to 76 percent of the world’s population may fall into the newly established “overfat” category. What does that ...

Can You Trick Your Body Into Burning More Fat?

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living

The sports world has been abuzz in recent years with the idea that athletes could improve their performance by following an ultra high-fat, low-carboh...

Is It Possible To Spot Reduce Fat?

ric drasin | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
ric drasin

Over the years I've trained many men and women as well as many celebrities. Each person has a different goal and a different vision of what the want ...

Forget BMI. Here's A Better Tool To Measure Your Health.

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living

Body mass index, everyone's least favorite health indicator, took another hit this week in a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The s...

A Healthy BMI Doesn't Mean You Don't Have To Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.07.2016 | Healthy Living

If you have a healthy BMI, you don't have to worry about your weight, right? Not necessarily. In reality, the area of your body where you store your ...

Can Your BMI Predict How Long You'll Live?

Live Science | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living

Body mass index (BMI) is a common measure of body fat, but new research shows that having a BMI in the "normal weight" range is not always the healthi...

Good to Go

Marcia Liss | Posted 11.25.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


How Stress Is Affecting Your Stomach

Jenny C. Evans | Posted 11.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenny C. Evans

You may think you got dealt a lousy genetic hand when it came to fat distribution, but what you might not know is that chronic fat around your midsection might be due to stress.

7 Cancers Linked to Body Fat

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

There is no place to hide. You have got to be svelte if you want to stay healthy and outsmart cancer. And if you have cancer or want to avoid getting...

Fat Chance: 4 Ways to Recruit Your Fat for Weight Loss

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Excess fat is a primary cause of inflammation and explains why packing extra pounds promotes cardiovascular disease, diabetes and several cancers. So how could fat make weight loss easier?

Anna Almendrala

How Your Ethnicity Could Affect Your Body Fat | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living

"Brown fat," a type of fatty tissue that burns sugar and fat instead of storing it, is a hot topic among diabetes and obesity researchers racing to fi...

8 Things You Didn't Know About Your Body Fat

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Body fat: It's soft, it's squishy and it gets a bad rap. But fat also plays a vital role in keeping our bodies running smoothly. We store extra energy...

7 Big Myths About Body Fat

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 09.23.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone After age 50, maintaining a healthy weight can be even more challenging than it was in earlier years. C...

Eggs: Healthy or Not?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

Eggs: They're just one of those foods. Seems like every other week there's an egg controversy. Are they good for you, bad for you, or somewhere in between?

Top 10 Weight-Loss Mistakes

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 07.30.2013 | Comedy
Benjamin Rubenstein

Since I reached 6 percent body fat last year, friends have asked for tips on how to lose weight. To ensure I still have some friends left, instead of providing detailed tips here are my simplified weight-loss mistakes

How To Get Rid Of Cellulite

Angelo Poli | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Angelo Poli

Cellulite, like male-pattern baldness (trust me) is genetics' way of reminding us that life isn't fair. Those of us who are "put out" -- but unwilling to resort to the knife -- still have some options. At least you women do. Me, I'm going to have to hope year-round hats stay in style.

5 Things You Don't Know About Body Fat

Posted 03.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Goodman Artis for Fat is the ultimate three-letter word, especially the kind that you spend so much time watching your diet ...

Fat Loss Made Simple

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

The public was told that longer duration low-intensity exercise, like a jog on a treadmill or a steady session on a stationary bike, provides the heart rate that is optimal for burning fat. Wrong!

How To Calculate Your Healthy Weight

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 02.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Truth of the matter is that if you exercise and eat right, the weight will come off. Take a healthy pause, focus your energies on your health and well-being, and your weight will balance out to a nice healthy place.

Your Fat Cells Control Your Brain

Stephen Barrie, ND | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen Barrie, ND

Instead of sitting idly by, waiting for a famine or a jog, fat cells continuously send dozens of potent chemical signals to tissues throughout the body, including the brain and other organs.

Obesity & Military: Almost 30 Percent Of Young Americans Too Fat To Fight, Generals Say

McClatchy | Patrick Donohue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A group of more than 50 retired generals and admirals says a growing number of young Americans are too fat to fight. A study released last week by Mi...

Skinny Fat: 'Today Show' Examines The Health Dangers Of Normal Weight Obesity (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

There are no 'free passes' when it comes to your health -- even if you're the picture of fitness. The Today Show's Joy Behar explains the dangers to ...

10 Dirty Little Secrets About Body Fat

Dr. Nicholas Perricone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nicholas Perricone

This past decade has seen a turn around in the way scientists regard white adipose tissue -- better known as body fat -- perhaps two of the most dreaded words of our generation.