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  • Should Yasiel Puig's weight be a heavier issue for Dodgers?

    Should Yasiel Puig's weight be a heavier issue for Dodgers?
    Yasiel Puig is overweight. Anyway, overweight by his chiseled standards. Depending on reports, he reported to camp either 26 pounds or 20 pounds more than what he weighed when last season ended. To which the Dodgers have mostly shrugged. “...
  • Firstborn? That may increase a man's risk of being overweight

    Firstborn? That may increase a man's risk of being overweight
    Warning: Being a firstborn may be hazardous to your health. So suggests a small study of middle-aged men in New Zealand. Compared with  their younger brothers, the firstborns weighed more and were less sensitive to insulin. Researchers had recruited...
  • Pet owners weigh in on proposed reality show about overweight animals

    Pet owners weigh in on proposed reality show about overweight animals
    "The Biggest Loser" with pets? Another reality show about weight loss may be on the horizon -- but with animals, not humans, shedding the pounds. A recent casting call, posted on Craigslist, is seeking applicants for a potential show about pudgy...
  • Weight-loss 'expert' couldn't do it alone

    Weight-loss 'expert' couldn't do it alone
    Donni Alvarenga, Orlando Age: 37 Height: 5 feet, 6 inches Initial weight: 221 Current weight: 164 Pounds lost: 57 For Donni Alvarenga, losing more than 50 pounds was all about saving face. "I am driven by accountability," said the 37-year-...
  • What's the right way to tax sugary drinks?

    What's the right way to tax sugary drinks?
    If you believe obesity is a serious health risk in the United States and sugary drinks are a major contributor to the problem -- and that's surely the prevailing nutritionists' view -- then a sugared beverage tax has to be on your radar screen. Now...
  • Food issues create gastric discomfort

    Food issues create gastric discomfort
    Dear Amy: My mother is only slightly overweight and otherwise in good health. She has struggled with losing anywhere from 10 to 30 pounds for as long as I can remember. Her best success has been with Weight Watchers, and with daily walks. My mom opens...
  • Exercise boost — keys to keeping with the program

    Exercise boost — keys to keeping with the program
    How are those new 2014 workouts going? Need a little inspiration boost? We talked to four prominent trainers and fitness personalities in hopes of finding keys to helping you work out — successfully — for years to come. Harley Pasternak, 39,...
  • Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV

    Moms spending less time behind a mop, more in front of a TV
    A comprehensive new look at how mothers fill their hours suggests it's time to revise the old saw "A man may work from sun to sun. But a woman's work is never done." The new saw should be, "24/7, there's something to see. Make your own bed, I'm watching...
  • Researchers debunk 'obesity paradox' for people with diabetes

    Researchers debunk 'obesity paradox' for people with diabetes
    For people with Type 2 diabetes who had hoped that their love handles might serve some purpose by reducing their risk of premature death, Harvard researchers have some bad news: The “obesity paradox” does not exist. “We found no...
  • Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool

    Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool
    It's a real heavyweight on the diet scene these days: intermittent fasting, a.k.a. IF (having ascended to heights where mere initials are enough). True, a fasting diet may not sound as appealing as, say, a cookie diet or a chocolate diet or a beer diet,...
  • Fast food isn't making our kids fat. It's the rest of their diet.

    Fast food isn't making our kids fat. It's the rest of their diet.
    Imagine for a moment that all of the nation's fast-food establishments--all the striped awnings and golden arches, the drive-thru windows, the beckoning dollar deals and wafting odor of French fries--were to vanish overnight. Would the number of our...
  • Stephen Goldstein: Some resolutions you can certainly keep

      On New Year's Eve, scrap your "champagne wishes and caviar dreams" and get real. On Dec. 31 at the stroke of midnight, well-intentioned Americans everywhere will once again declare that this will finally be the year they achieve their New Year's...