Children gain weight as they grow and develop, so it's not always easy to tell if your child is overweight. For some children, extra weight goes
Focus on increasing physical activity and building muscle to burn belly fat, recommends Reddy. “Mild activity such as walking is poor at burning ..
Switching to a smaller plate size may help promote portion control, aiding weight loss. Although research remains ...
the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity and their associated health problems are important
Zemel MB, Thompson W, Milstead A, Morris K, Campbell P. Calcium and dairy acceleration of weight and fat loss during energy restriction in obese adults.
When people eat controlled diets in laboratory studies, the percentage of calories from fat, protein, and carbohydrate do not seem to matter for weight loss.
Low-fat diets have long been touted as the key to a healthy weight and to good health. But the evidence just isn’t there: Over the past 30 years in the U.S
For good health, the type of fat people eat is far more important that the amount (see box), and there’s some evidence that the same may be true for weight control.
Higher protein diets seem to have some advantages for weight loss, though more so in short-term trials; in longer term studies, high-protein diets seem to perform equally well as other types of diets.