Few eligible patients can afford weight-loss surgery
Another procedure called gastric banding places an inflatable ring over the top of the stomach to restrict how much food it can hold. The latest long-term studies show that the typical patient loses about 30 percent of their excess weight with the bypass ...
How much do you need to work out?
But how much exercise do we need? Well, we now have an answer -- at least for women. A big new study says women who are middle-aged or older need to spend about 60 minutes every day doing moderate exercise just to avoid gaining weight. That's right ...
“A Big Fat Crisis” by Deborah Cohen
You can’t exert willpower over what you don’t notice. While weight ... Were we all much better people back then? Unlikely. A study of 122,000 registered nurses — people with advanced health-care training and the wherewithal to hold down difficult ...
Weighty decision: How to choose the right bathroom scale
Medical scales can hold significantly more — some accommodate up to 800 pounds — but they can cost several hundred or even thousands of dollars. Go scale-free. Whether you’re trying to lose or gain weight, there are alternative ways to track body ...
Post-Workout Refueling: Now Or Later?
Photo: www.shutterstock.com How disobeying a common rule of nutrient timing can ... weight and go too far toward “cutting” and your performance suffers. So, how do you find the right balance point between fueling enough and not enough (or too much)?