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On an episode of The Real this week, Loni Love, who is an ambassador, promoted the newest Weight Watchers weight loss program: myWW. She showed people how it works, breaking down the point system that comes with her plan in a fun game with the co-hosts. Using examples of the types of meals she eats in a day, and the 36 […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention findings come from a 2017-18 health survey that measures height and weight. More than 5,000 U.S. adults took part. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! […]

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Years ago, while at her heaviest weight, Joy Stewart was confronted by a woman she didn’t even know at the grocery store about her eating habits. “You’ll never lose weight eating all that junk food,” the nosy shopper said. You’re going to end up having a heart attack and it’s not fair to us taxpayers.” […]

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There’s no stopping Lizzo’s sexiness, no matter how much you disagree with her brand of body positivity. The Grammy-nominated singer (eight to be exact) is currently in New Zealand for FOMO 2020 where she brought her #blackgirlmagic to the beautiful beaches and to social media for all her haters to see. Lizzo posted a video […]

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Lizzo announced on Sunday night that she’ll be taking a break from Twitter because she’s under attack by “too many trolls.” The “Truth Hurts” singer said in her tweet, “Yeah I can’t do this Twitter sh*t no more.. too many trolls… I’ll be back when I feel like it.” Her breakup with Twitter comes after her […]

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CHICAGO (AP) — Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity, provocative but preliminary U.S. research suggests. The National Institutes of Health study published Monday isn’t proof, but it bolsters evidence suggesting that too much exposure to light at […]

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SEATTLE (AP) — Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss. The study tracked about 20,000 severely obese patients with Type 2 diabetes. Those who had weight loss surgery had a 40 percent lower chance of […]

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A former patient on TLC’s “My 600-lb Life” is defending her decision to quit the show —  while also sharing her GoFundMe page. It seems Schenee Murry Hopkins wasn’t ready to overcome her struggles with obesity through diet, exercise, and weight loss surgery from renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Nowzaradan. Schenee was the subject of an April 4 episode, and she explained […]

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults. High pressure, which for decades has been a top reading of at least 140 or a bottom one of 90, drops to 130 over […]

Dr. Danielle Gilliam is a senior obesity medical liaison with Novo Nordisk Inc. She has thorough knowledge of obesity, diabetes and the science that supports Novo Nordisk products. Dr. Gilliam attended Xavier University in New Orleans for her undergraduate studies in chemistry and the University of Illinois Chicago for her Masters in Public Health and Doctorate […]

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Gabourey Sidibe is turning heads with her new weight loss. In addition, she is sharing her story in a new memoir entitled This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare. In an exclusive with People magazine, the 33-year old actress reveals her journey and shares some inspiring excerpts from her book. https://twitter.com/allgloballnews/status/839545777261330437 The Empire star underwent laparoscopic […]