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Part 2: Intermittent Fasting – healthy reasons to try it

Here's your chance to liberate yourself from food dependency and give your health a great boost too.

US researchers study self-weighing strategy to help prevent holiday weight gain

People are most susceptible to gaining weight during vacations and during the holidays.

In movies and TV, plus-size actresses finally assume leading roles

Research shows that while plus-sized women are getting increased screen presence, their male counterparts still struggle to find non-comedic roles.

Is my weight causing me joint pains?

Studies show that inflammation rather than physical exertion is the vital cause of accelerated arthritis in those carrying excess body weight.

Trump is ‘obese’, but in good health, says doc

The US president, who weighs 243 pounds (110kg), has confounded health experts with his penchant for junk food and avoidance of strenuous exercise.

Height and weight may influence women’s lifespan more men’s

It was found that women who are are still alive at age 90 were taller and weighed lesser compared to those who were shorter and heavier.

Pacquiao lighter for Las Vegas return

A trim-looking Pacquiao, who faces Broner at Las Vegas's MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, weighed in at exactly 146 pounds.

Americans have grown fatter, shorter since 1999

There is no specific reasons for the trends, which come as no surprise as the nation battles with an ongoing obesity epidemic.

Eat, pray, exercise: Thailand’s monks battle weight problems

Every morning Buddhist monk Pipit Sarakitwinon takes walks around his temple and does hundreds of arm exercises, part of a new regimen aimed at shedding pounds.

Star soprano warns of rampant body-shaming in the opera world

Debate has risen to a crescendo over how much contemporary opera is favouring looks over larynxes.

Being overweight can affect heart health even in young adults finds...

New UK research has found that being overweight appears to affect the structure and function of the heart even in young adulthood, possibly increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease later in life.

How to be sensitive about your partner’s weight

Rather than focus on the weight itself, why not talk about the benefits of good health and a better quality of life.

World faces ‘staggering’ obesity challenge, study says

If current trends persist, 22% of the world's population will be obese in 2025.

Obesity tied to worse disability in rheumatoid arthritis

Obesity has been found to be associated with more progression of disability in people with rheumatoid arthritis.

Healthy, smoke-free lifestyle tied to at least an extra decade of...

Adhering to the habits of not smoking, limiting alcohol, exercising, eating well, and maintaining a healthy weight will extend a person's lifespan by an average of 12 to 14 years.

Pasta, as part of healthy diet, not tied to weight gain

Unlike other foods made from grains, pasta's low glycemic index rating makes it less conducive to weight gain.

Study challenges ‘obesity paradox’ in heart disease risk

Weight gain has been shown to increase the risks of heart attacks and strokes.

Linger over lunch to lose weight, study suggests

Researchers say changes in eating speed can affect changes in obesity, BMI and waist circumference.

Jordan Spieth’s unusual problem at Thanksgiving: keeping weight on

Jordan Spieth hopes to avoid unnecessary weight loss so as to stay in peak physical condition for his upcoming golf tournaments.

Help obese kids avoid weight stigma, doctors advise

Doctors have advised the public to stop ridiculing children who are obese for their weight.

Clinical Hypnosis: Can it really melt those extra pounds?

While not a magic wand, clinical hypnosis gets into the unconscious mind, gently shifting focus away from fattening foods and onto new healthy ways of eating and living.