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Straight talk on emotional eating and weight control in kids and adults
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on July 5, 2020
A new meta-analysis examines the effects of skipping breakfast on weight loss and cardiometabolic risk.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on June 10, 2020
A study from Finland suggests that it may be possible to reduce your waistline with a simple exercise.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on May 27, 2020
Are you concerned about your weight but otherwise healthy? Even if you're young, you still need to protect yourself from the coronavirus.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on May 23, 2020
Green tea has long been touted for weight loss. A new, large-scale study examines the effects of drinking tea on body fat.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on March 24, 2020
Despite your cravings, you can enjoy chocolate without losing control or gaining weight.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on March 18, 2020
Worrying about the pandemic is unavoidable but it doesn't need to trigger eating.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on February 5, 2020
Even if you think you might be a "chocoholic," you can enjoy your Valentine's chocolates. Here are a few suggestions.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on December 21, 2019
A large-scale, long-term study suggests a healthy snack that is linked to less weight gain and a lower risk of obesity.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on November 13, 2019
It's not just the sugar and fat in processed food that cause weight gain.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on October 28, 2019
Oprah normally gains 8 to 12 pounds during the Holidays. But even if you only gain a couple of pounds they'll be hard to lose. With a little planning, you can avoid gaining.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on October 21, 2019
It can be frustrating when your child won't try a new food, but you needn't plead, nag, cajole, or get angry.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on September 2, 2019
Putting a child on a diet is harmful but should a parent try to control their child's eating? A study sheds light on this parental dilemma.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on June 24, 2019
The nucleus accumbens deep in your brain may trigger your food cravings
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on June 17, 2019
Right now you may be thinning your medial temporal lobe. A small change in behavior can reduce the risk.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on April 24, 2019
Moms don't deserve all the credit (or blame) for children's weight.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on March 29, 2019
There's a simple, quick, painless technique to help with weight loss yet many dieters don't use it.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on February 27, 2019
Should presidential candidates try to lose weight prior to running for office?
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on February 17, 2019
Be careful about how you think about your genes. Your thoughts could have unintended consequences.
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on January 22, 2019
Your genes will help determine your weight but all is not lost
Edward Abramson Ph.D. on December 29, 2018
Resolutions to be more active are common but rarely kept. Increasing your activity doesn't have to be onerous.