Category: Weight Loss

Two women each drink green smoothies from a glass.

July 3, 2024

4 Reasons Fad Diets Aren’t Good for Your Health

Here’s what to consider before trying that trendy new eating plan.

Nutrition, Weight Loss

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Two parents stand next to their young child at the kitchen counter, preparing a meal together

May 3, 2024

Counting Macros? Here’s What You Need to Know

Understanding macronutrients and micronutrients could be key to meeting your health goals.

Nutrition, Weight Loss

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Obese woman smiles at the candles on her birthday cake as two female friends on either side of her celebrate her

April 10, 2024

How to Manage Weight Gain During Menopause

Experts explain why it happens at this life stage and what you can do about it.

Menopause, Weight Loss, Women's Health

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Man walks happily down city street, holding re-usable bags filled with vegetables, presumably from farmer's market

March 8, 2024

What Happens If You Stop Taking Weight-Loss Drugs?

A UNC Health endocrinologist explains the long-term effects on hunger and weight.

Endocrinology, Weight Loss

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December 12, 2023

Ozempic: An Expert Answers 5 Common Questions

The diabetes drug is not approved for weight loss, but similar medications are.

Diabetes, Weight Loss

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Overweight women sits on exam table, talking to provider

December 11, 2023

Treating Obesity Is Complicated, But There’s Hope

What we know about this chronic disease has changed. Here’s the latest.

Weight Loss

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Woman pours a fruit smoothie from a blender into a cup with a straw

October 6, 2023

Eating Earlier in the Day Can Help You Burn Fat More Efficiently

Meal timing matters, but not as much as eating healthy foods in the right proportions.

Nutrition, Weight Loss

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September 5, 2023

Q&A: The Link Between Body Weight and Cancer

Carrying extra body fat increases your cancer risk, but you can take steps to reduce it.

Cancer, Weight Loss

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nurse and patient, both wearing face masks, sit at a desk and discuss a paper the nurse is holding

April 14, 2023

How Much Will Bariatric Surgery Cost?

Ask your insurer these questions if you’re interested in a weight-loss procedure.

Bariatric Surgery, Weight Loss

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close-up of woman holding a cup of tea while she reads a book

January 4, 2023

3 Steps to Quit Dieting for Good

Learn how to eat the foods you enjoy and get healthy.

Nutrition, Weight Loss, Wellness

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October 4, 2021

Read This if You’re Concerned About Your Child’s Weight

The messages we give children about bodies can stick with them for a lifetime.

Adolescents, School-Age Children, Weight Loss

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June 28, 2021

5 Tips to Prepare for Life After Weight-Loss Surgery

Start making changes ahead of your surgery to help ensure success.

Weight Loss

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