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Lifetime excess weight linked to subclinical heart injury

In a study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine that followed 9,739 adults with stable normal weight, stable overweight, and stable obesity over almost four decades, individuals with stable overweight or obesity had elevated levels of cardiac troponin I, a highly sensitive marker of subclinical heart injury. The association between weight and cardiac troponin […]

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Employer-based weight management program with access to anti-obesity medications results in greater weight loss

A Cleveland Clinic study demonstrates that adults with obesity lost significantly more weight when they had access to medications for chronic weight management in conjunction with their employer-based weight management program, compared to adults who did not have access to the medications. The study was published in JAMA Network Open. Obesity is a complex disease […]

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The Habit That Makes You More Likely To Lose Weight

It seems like everywhere you turn, there are fad diets and best practices for losing weight. Some essential weight loss principles seem to stay the same, but other tips seem to contradict what you’ve learned about shedding pounds throughout your life. Interestingly, there is one habit that makes it more likely that you’ll lose weight […]

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An 11-minute body weight workout with proven fitness benefits

Five minutes of burpees, jump squats and other calisthenics significantly improve aerobic endurance, according to one of the first randomised, controlled trials to test the effects of brief body weight workouts. The study's findings are predictable but provide reassurance that simple workouts will work, physiologically, and our burpees will not be in vain. Last year, […]