Diet and Weight Loss

Diabetes
Diet and Weight Loss
Fatigue
Sleep
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Weekend catch-up sleep won’t fix the effects of sleep deprivation on your waistline

Sleeping in late on a Saturday sounds delicious, right? However, as with many delicious things, there may be a cost to your health and waistline. Catching up on sleep on the weekend can almost feel like the norm these days. With increasingly full schedules and competing demands, sleep is often sacrificed during the busy workweek. […]

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Diet and Weight Loss
Exercise and Fitness
Men's Health
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Women's Health
Workplace health

Do employee wellness programs actually work?

It seems like a question that’s not worth asking. If you offer employees wellness programs such as fitness centers, nutrition counselling, and stress reduction, and you charge little or nothing — or even offer financial incentives — surely it will improve the participants’ health. And surely the employer would see a return for investing in […]

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Diet and Weight Loss
Health
Healthy Eating
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New FDA-approved weight loss device shows promise

Obesity is a disease that currently affects our population in epidemic proportions, and which has a profound effect on health and quality of life. As a physician dedicated to the prevention and treatment of the medical complications of excess weight, I frequently see patients whose efforts at restricting calories and increasing physical activity are not […]

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Diabetes
Diet and Weight Loss
Health
Healthy Eating
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Are certain types of sugars healthier than others?

Most people consume many different types of sugars from a variety of foods and beverages in their diet. A high intake of sugar is linked to an increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and certain cancers. But whether some sugars are healthier (or worse) than others remains a question of interest to […]

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