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Weight in adolescence may affect colorectal cancer risk

A new study has uncovered a link between being overweight or obese in adolescence and an increased risk of developing colon cancer in adulthood. Obesity was also associated with an elevated risk of developing rectal cancer. Published early online in ...

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Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain, heart disease and other health issues

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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Can Losing Weight Really Slow Down Your Metabolism?

It’s true that losing weight can reduce the number of calories you burn, but I wouldn’t dwell on it. It’s tough to predict just how much your metabolism will drag and how long the slowdown will persist; the scientific research ...

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This Woman's Before-and-After Photos Celebrate Her 35-Pound Weight Gain

When we see before-and-after photos, the “after” one usually features a thinner body—because we're taught to think weight loss is something to aspire to. But as a pair of selfies by Instagrammer @haitianqveeen shows, weight gain can be worth pursuing—because ...

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Why Tracking Your Weight Loss on Social Media (Like Ciara) Can Actually Help

Even two months after giving birth to baby number two, Ciara’s body is still #goals. But according to an Instagram post the singer shared a few weeks ago, she put on more weight than she planned to while pregnant with her second child. ...

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Women Behind Viral Before-After Weight Loss Photos Share Their Stories

Before-and-after photos have become a full-on social media phenomenon. But these kinds of images can never really show you a start point and an end point to anyone’s weight or health journey. They’re just part of a story—often a lifelong ...

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Shonda Rhimes Wrote the Realest Essay About Her 150-Pound Weight Loss

According to Shonda Rhimes, the only thing worse than shedding a lot of weight is getting the wrong kind of attention for it afterward. In a newsletter sent to Shondaland subscribers last week, Rhimes, 47, reveals that it wasn’t until she lost nearly 150 ...

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Working Out and Still Not Losing Weight? Here Are 7 Reasons Why

Do you eat well, exercise often, and still feel like you’re not losing that stubborn weight? Truth is, eating well and exercising often is a very relative and general statement. If we’re honest with ourselves, I’m sure we could admit ...

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How to Drink Without Gaining Weight

Let’s face it, sometimes there’s nothing better at the end of a long day than a glass of wine. But sipping much more than that can wreak havoc with your shape, and not just by adding hundreds of calories to ...

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The Least-Complicated Way to Lose Weight

Dieting is already something no one wants to do. What makes matters worse is that diets also tend to involve complicated directions, scales, and smart phones — just adding more work to something you’re on the fence about in the ...

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