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obesity

More fruits and veggies can slash obesity odds

Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet.

Kicking your diet to the curb? OK…

Focus on health at every size—not your weight or BMI, dietitian says.

Is this enzyme making you fat?

When researchers inhibited the substance in mice, they gained 40 percent less weight than 'control' mice.

Exercise benefits aging hearts, regardless of size

Physical activity helps ward off heart damage in middle age and beyond.

No magic pill for weight loss

A dietitian says your best bet is to avoid gimmicks and fad diets—and stick to the basics.

Knee surgery success not determined by weight

Results are similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people.

Another obesity downside: higher esophageal cancer risk

Research shows association with increased odds for stomach cancer as well.

Mediterranean diet may ease chronic pain of obesity

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation.

Colon cancer on the rise in young adults

A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.

Do ‘early birds’ get the healthier worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits.

The brain can produce its own sugar

Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Tech-addicted teens prone to obesity

Those who use screen devices five or more hours a day are twice as likely to shrug off physical activity and drink more sugary beverages.