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weight

Boost your diet by stepping on the scale

Routinely checking weight enhances dieters' confidence to resist food temptations.

‘Obese’ may not always equal unhealthy

Researchers warn against using body size as sole measure of good health, but other experts cite risks of too much weight.

10 reasons to go vegetarian

You don’t need to be vegan to be healthy. But science tells us that eating fewer animal products can help you avoid many diseases.

Doctor’s advice carries weight with patients

Study shows that people are more likely to drop the pounds, and keep them off, if their doc tells them to.

Want to lose weight? Sleep on it

How well you sleep—and when you wake up—can lead to lower body fat and overall weight loss.

Men vs. women: The skinny on weight loss by gender

Is the deck really stacked against the ladies, or are guys bluffing?

Childhood checks could spot celiac 

This gastrointestinal illness typically slows height and weight gains.

Lack of exercise more deadly than obesity, study suggests

Just a 20-minute brisk walk each day can lower odds of early death, researchers add.

Obesity basics: 9 facts that could change your life

Knowledge is power when it comes to your weight and your health.

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