The Science of Why You Crave Comfort Food

It’s not just because these foods are tasty. It’s because they make us feel less alone.

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All About the Weight Loss ‘Balloon’ The FDA Just Approved

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a temporary, implanted balloon device for weight loss may have many wondering how — and how well — it works.

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Find Out How Many Calories to Cut For Weight Loss

A new NIH calculator gives you a personalized plan in minutes.

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Woman Who Lost Half Her Body Weight Shuts Down Haters

Simone Pretscherer lost half her body weight in less than a year to improve her health. But after she posted a photo announcing how much weight she lost, naysayers felt the need to chime in.

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Here’s the Amount of Exercise That Lowers Breast Cancer Risk

A new study calculates how much weekly exercise can reduce fat levels enough to lower the chances of developing breast cancer.

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Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?

Having a drink before dinner really may make some people eat more — by focusing the brain’s attention on food aromas, a small study suggests.

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Why Breast Cancer Survivors Are More Likely to Gain Weight (and Why That’s NOT Good News)

Among women with a family history of breast cancer, breast cancer survivors tend to gain more weight than women who are free of the disease, new research suggests.

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Why You’re So Much More Than What the Scale Says

An RD weighs in on what way too many forget about weight loss.

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4 Sneaky Things That Can Make You Overeat

The tricky thing about overeating is you may not even realize you’re doing it.

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All About the Newest Weight Loss Drug

The injectable drug Saxenda may be a helpful tool in the battle against excess weight and obesity, a new study suggests.

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