Tag: weight gain

How Your Co-Workers (and Everyone Else) Influence Your Weight

by in Books, July 17, 2014

Research in recent years has made it clear that losing weight and getting healthy isn’t something that happens in a vacuum. One study that garnered numerous headlines several years back found that a person’s chance of becoming obese increases by 57 percent if a close friend is obese, 40 percent if a sibling is obese,Read more

7 Reasons You’re Gaining Weight

by in Diets & Weight Loss, January 22, 2013

You’ve been trying so hard to shed pounds, but notice the scale tipping the other way. Before you toss your arms up in defeat, consider these causes of weight gain.

Convenience, Not Cost, Causes Weight Gain

by in Food News, September 11, 2012

The results of a new study reveal that it’s convenience food that’s making Americans gain weigh, and not the cost of healthy food, as many people assume.

Bad Habits = Weight Gain

by in Diets & Weight Loss, Food News, June 28, 2011

Most studies try to tell us what we should be eating or doing. A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed top habits that rack up the pounds. See if the top “bad” habits are some of your own.