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Study: People Drink Less Soda When They See What It Takes To Walk Off

We’ve heard plenty of studies already about soda and how it’s harmful to our health. But that isn’t keeping many Americans from drinking it.

10/22/2014

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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/10/2014

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Study: Metabolism Can Be Boosted By Adjusting Thermostat

A new study published by the American Diabetes Association shows something as simple as lowering your thermostat can jump start your metabolism.

08/14/2014

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Dieters Move Past Calories, Food Makers Follow

Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.

04/10/2014

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Bulky Troops Turn To Liposuction To Pass Fat Test

The soldiers often call Dr. Adam Tattelbaum, a plastic surgeon, in a panic. They need liposuction, and fast. A number of military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove excess fat from around the waist so they can pass the Pentagon’s body fat test, which can determine their future prospects in the military.

10/28/2013

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Study: Obesity Can Be Detected On Person’s Breath

Researchers have discovered that obesity – while already visually and scientifically evident – can also be detected on a person’s breath.

03/26/2013

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Gallup: West Virginia Most Obese State For Third Year In A Row

Public research and analytics outfit Gallup has learned that West Virginia has the highest rate of obese persons in America.

03/07/2013

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Christie To Ex-White House Doc With Weight Concerns: ‘Shut Up’

Gov. Chris Christie lashed out Wednesday at a former White House doctor who said she worries about him dying in office because he is so heavy, telling her to “shut up.”

02/06/2013

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Study Funded By Coca-Cola Finds That Obese People Can Be Healthy

A new study released recently in the European Heart Journal says that you can be obese and still fit.

09/06/2012

Toddlers who watch too much TV widen their waistlines, according to a Canadian study.  (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Study: Toddlers Who Watch Too Much TV Have Wider Waistlines

Toddlers who watch too much television will also widen their waistlines, according to a University of Montreal study published this week.

07/17/2012

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