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15 Simple Tricks to Eating Less

15 Simple Tricks to Eating Less

Chances are good that your New Year’s resolution is to lose weight, and short of a medical procedure, the most effective way to do that is to eat less and exercise more — but that’s easier said than done. However, there are some simple ways you can trick yourself into eating less food that don’t […]

Study Finds It’s Harder for African-American Women to Lose Weight

Study Finds It's Harder for African-American Women to Lose Weight

If you’re an African-American woman struggling to lose weight, a new study shows that your troubles might not lie solely in your eating and exercise habits, but rather in your DNA. A report published in the International Journal of Obesity finds that African-American women lose less weight than their Caucasian counterparts, even with comparable dietary […]

Could a Poop Transplant Help You Lose Weight?

Could a Poop Transplant Help You Lose Weight?

There have been a lot of outrageous weight loss strategies over the years, but a recent scientific discovery might take the cake. And eat it. And poop it into somebody else’s body. Sorry for that visual. In a study published in Science Magazine, researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found […]

Can Being a Medical Assistant Help You Lose Weight?

Deloris Brown

In 2012, St. Louis resident Deloris Brown, 46, lost over 70 pounds through a strict regimen of diet and exercise. A few years earlier, in 2009, Portlander Andrew Aasen, 28, lost a whopping 140-plus pounds with a similar approach. What do these two have in common other than a truckload of sit-ups and sensible salads? […]