One Thing You Should Never Do By Yourself

One Thing You Should Never Do By Yourself

More and more people are living by themselves, and households are getting smaller. While the freedom of living alone may be desirable, there are also some negative consequences. If you’re a single male, you may want to find a partner sooner rather than later because eating alone increases your chance of developing obesity by a whopping 45 percent. In 2016,

The most common health problems men face (and how to fix them)

The most common health problems men face (and how to fix them)

When facing the work week, dealing with the wife and kids, and managing daily tasks, the stress of life adds up. And it shows its effects most prominently in men’s physical and mental health. Some of the most common health problems men face are manageable if tended to in a timely and consistent manner. It may cost now, but will

Why You Might Regain That Lost Weight

Why You Might Regain That Lost Weight

Know someone who’s lost a bunch of weight? Well, studies have repeatedly show that people are very likely to regain lost weight within two years of losing it. A new study published in the International Journal of Obesity suggests that, after being obese for awhile, a persons gastrointestinal hormones become less sensitive, and therefore less able to detect when you’re

The Gut Bacteria Solution to Obesity

The Gut Bacteria Solution to Obesity

Your gut (actually, your whole damn body) is home to thousands of species of bacteria, all of which can affect your health. However, it turns out not everyone’s bacteria is created equal. According to new findings published in Science, bacteria transplanted from obese people into mice caused the mice to get fatter, but bacteria from thin people kept the mice

The Ugly Obesity Odds

The Ugly Obesity Odds

Problem So, you or someone you know wants to lose weight—say, from clinically obese to normal. What are his odds? Reality About one in 210, according to a study in the American Journal of Public Health. Method Researchers tracked 278,982 people between 2004 and 2014 using ehealth records. Anybody who had weight loss surgery was excluded. Over the course of

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