SATURDAY, April 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — If a mother reaches for cakes, chocolates or other snacks when she’s feeling down, her children could become emotional eaters as well. Kids’ chances of becoming emotional eaters are shaped by both their natural eating tendencies and their parent’s influence, according to aContinue Reading

TUESDAY, March 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — It takes a lot of will to successfully lose weight, but a new research review suggests that “motivational” conversations with a health provider may make little difference. The review looked at studies that tested the effects of motivational interviewing, where a health careContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Feb. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Being overweight or obese has long been linked to poor heart health, but could it also impair your thinking? New research out of Canada suggests it very well might. Working with thousands of young, middle-aged and older adults, the new study highlights whatContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Feb. 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Colon cancer rates are increasing for younger Americans, along with rates of obesity. Could slimming down reduce young people’s risk for malignancy? A new study suggests that even a small amount of weight loss may cut your odds for benign growths in theContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The images are never-ending: Celebrities like Kim Kardashian posting one sultry shot after another on social media. But new research warns this constant barrage of “perfect” bodies can undermine the self-esteem of young women. They’re apt to feel their own figures come upContinue Reading

MONDAY, Jan. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Is your plastic water bottle widening your waistline? Could be. In a new study, Norwegian researchers said that chemicals in common plastic products like water bottles or food packaging may put you at risk of piling on the pounds. “Our experiments show thatContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Older adults who maintain a steady weight as they age are less likely to experience rapid cognitive decline, regardless of how much they weigh to start, new research suggests. “There’s something about maintaining weight and BMI that seems to reflect some health resilience,”Continue Reading