Articles for Tag: "weight"

Teenage males struggle with body image too 
Teenage males struggle with body image too
Eating disorders are often overlooked in boys. Learn the warning signs.
Parents: Skip talking about weight at the dinner table 
Parents: Skip talking about weight at the dinner table
A new study suggests that parents can help their teens avoid eating disorders by simply changing up dinner time conversations.
More doubts about accuracy of BMI 
More doubts about accuracy of BMI
Body mass index (BMI) has been a popular tool for determining healthy weight for more than 180 years. Find out why researchers are questioning this measurement.
More sleep makes for healthier teens 
More sleep makes for healthier teens
Researchers say teens who get enough sleep can avoid weight gain. Learn how you can help your child get enough zzzz’s.
Top 5 tips to avoid weight gain as you age 
Top 5 tips to avoid weight gain as you age
When it comes to aging gracefully, maintaining your youth-like figure might be harder than you think. Experts say if you fail to change up your diet with your ever-changing body, you will likely not be able to keep a handle on your growing waistline. Find out what you can do to stay in great shape as you age.
It’s still better to quit smoking—even if you gain weight, study says 
It’s still better to quit smoking—even if you gain weight, study says
Even at the risk of adding pounds after quitting smoking, a new study says quit anyway.