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‘Please Don’t Promote Obesity.’ Internet Bashes Tess Holliday For Latest Cover

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Why It’s So Hard to Lose Excess Weight and Keep It Off

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Controlling your weight is key to lowering stroke risk

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Tess Holliday, a 5-foot-3 plus-size model, fat-positive advocate, and tatted mother of two, is anything but conventional when it comes to her life and career. Despite that — or maybe because of it — she’s making history as a Cosmo girl. In a tweet on Wednesday, Holliday announced her upcoming cover photo for Cosmopolitan U.K.’s …

For most people trying to lose weight, it’s a struggle. It takes more than good intentions and a lot of will power. One reason is that in order to lose weight, we are, in a way, fighting our own biology. As we lose weight, the body adapts to resist it by lowering the resting metabolic …

Stroke is a feared medical problem because it can be debilitating or even deadly. Your best defense is to make sure you know how to prevent a stroke and how to recognize one so you can get treatment right away. In Stroke, Harvard Medical School experts distill the latest research and recommendations into understandable advice that can help …

Described as a ‘growing and disturbing global health crisis,’ more than two billion adults and children suffer from weight-related health problems Being overweight – even without being obese – is killing millions of people around the world, according to the most extensive and authoritative study of the global impact ever carried out. More than two …

Hint: It’s not your Diet or your lack of Exercise. You might be surprised… According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average size of the American waist is expanding. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reveals that abdominal obesity is increasing, and so are our waistlines. (If …

As a nation we are getting fatter to the point of crisis. But why? And what are the implications? For starters, it’s hard to treat after the age of five and is bankrupting the NHS 1. Nearly two-thirds of the UK population is either overweight or obese Fat, not thin, is today’s norm. But studies …

A Gallup study has found that the Huntington-Ashland-Ironton metropolitan area is the most obese community in the U.S. The Gallp-Healthways Well-Being Index found that 39.5% of the adult population of the area, which straddles West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio, are overweight. Other problem communities are McAllen-Edinburg-Mission (38.3%), Tx., and the Hagerstown-Martinsburg metropolitan area (36.7%) in …