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Sleep is Good for the Waistline

Medical Discovery News | Posted 06.29.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

You are likely to have heard Americans are getting fatter. Eating fast and processed foods and a sedentary lifestyle are likely contributors. Today...

The Skinny on Sleep and Your Weight

Berkeley Wellness | Posted 11.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Berkeley Wellness

Let's be honest: Many of us are staying up too late when we don't really need to.

The Darkness Diet: Melatonin Magic and Nature's Weight Control Program

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 05.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Here are three ways you might jumpstart weight loss while working on your food choices and activity level.

Appetite Hormone Could Increase Susceptibility To PTSD

Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living

A hormone known to affect appetite may also play a role in making the brain vulnerable to stress, according to a new study in rats. The findings su...

5 Key Strategies For Successful Weight Loss And Beyond

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

If your New Year's resolution involves making a change in your diet with weight loss as a goal, you are facing a dizzying array of information out there. There is a great deal of evidence about what practices help weight loss, much of it contradictory.

Your Body's Secret Weight-Loss Weapons

Posted 10.09.2012 | Healthy Living

By Mike Roussell, Ph.D. for Optimize your body’s secret weight-loss weapons. More from 10 Seriously Fit Chicks of CrossF...

Emotional Eating, or Is It Really Just Poor Nutrition?

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

I understand that some people truly deal with emotional eating, but lately with the hype about low- or no-carb diets, I am encountering more and more people coming to see me with complaints of experiencing fatigue along with intense carb cravings.

Our Bodies: With Us Or Against Us?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Can we prevent weight gain and obesity? The answer is self-evident in our rear-view mirror.