Women who have had weight-loss surgery and who then become pregnant have fewer risks during those pregnancies than do obese women who have not had such surgery. However, they still have some risks not seen in women who haven’t had such surgery.
If you are craving some fries and a pizza right not, you probably knew that already, but two studies done at the University of Michigan appear to support the idea that certain foods act like addictive drugs.
People who followed a diet of eating 30 grams of fiber each day lost almost as much weight as people who followed a more complicated diet, according to a study. Such a diet may not be as onerous and may be easier to follow for some people.
Using an activity monitor, a small device that you wear on your wrist or clip to your clothes, can help you do those things. Even better, there are inexpensive apps that you can download to your smartphone that can help you just as well.
How often and how hard do you run or jog? Perhaps you spend at least a few hours on the road. Feels really good, right? Well, not really. A study says that strenuous exercises such as hard running or jogging can do more harm to your body than good. In fact, it…