Weight Management

Snacks Add Up to a 4th Meal

Confirming the increasing role of snacks in the US diet, research presented at the recent Institute of Food Technologists Expo

“Ideal Weight” Gets Fatter, Too

Whats your ideal weight? As Americans get fatter, their answer is packing on the pounds, too.

Can You Trust Restaurant Calorie Counts?

Most calorie counts on restaurant menus are accurate, according to new Tufts research

7 Habits That Really Do Protect Your Heart

Celebrate American Heart Month by taking these simple steps for heart health. Making a number of small gradual changes towards lowering heart disease risk is a good and achievable goal.

When Snacks Attack

Take charge of whats become Americas fourth daily meal with these strategies for smarter snacking. If you cant seem to succeed in your healthy-eating goals, despite nutritious meal planning, maybe the problem is what you eat between meals-snacks

Aerobics Best for Fat Loss

If you want to shed fat pounds and gain lean tissue, carry your weights as you hit the road.

Weight-Loss Math Not So Simple

If youve ever tried to lose weight, you know the formula: 3,500 calories equal one pound

Half of US Obese by 2030

The urgency of cutting calories (however many it takes) was underscored by another new report

Weight Watchers Beats Conventional Healthcare for Weight Loss

The Weight Watchers program works better than primary-care management for weight loss, according to a new randomized trial

Secrets of Keeping Off the Weight You Lose

Despite the talk of yo-yo dieting, it is possible to lose weight and keep most of it off