The Obesity Epidemic in America 

Americans are fatter than ever, putting themselves at risk for serious health problems and boosting the cost of healthcare.

Questions About Weight

Since 1980, the number of obese adults in the U.S. has doubled. According to the CDC, millions of Americans currently are obese. The increase in obesity isn’t limited to adults. The rate of obesity has tripled for children during this same time period. Find out more about the risks of excess weight by taking this quiz.

1. Being overweight puts you at risk for heart disease.

The New Weight Loss Drugs 

Do you need help to manage the risk of obesity?

How to Motivate Yourself to Keep Your Diet Resolutions 

Economists have tricks to get us to meet our goals.

Crash Diets Are Dangerous  

You can even get a heart attack.

The Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes 

Dieting itself may be the biggest mistake of all.

A Simple Way to Reach a Healthier Weight  

Drinking more water could help you win the battle of the bulge.

Staying Slim Is Harder Than Ever 

To stay the same weight you were when you were young, you just need to keep doing what you've always done, and maybe a bit more.

Your Weight Can Naturally Fluctuate 

A few pounds one way or the other on a given day is nothing to worry about.

Avoid Processed Carbs — Yes, that Means Chips 

In an era of conflicting diets, a simple message emerges.

The AspireAssist Device Drains Food from Your Stomach 

The FDA has approved another weight loss surgery option for the obese; is it necessary or worth it?

Fat-Burning Foods 

Research has shown these five foods correlate to lower weight, healthier BMI, and smaller waist circumference.