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Weight Gain in Both Men & Women Possibly Caused by Gene Variations

People with specific 'polymorphisms' were more likely to put on pounds in 10-year study. Weight gain in men and women is predicted by two different genetic variations continue reading »

Many Americans in Denial Over Weight Gain: Study

While average adult weight rose in 2008-2009, most surveyed thought they'd dropped pounds. If you've ever stepped on the scales and been shocked at the number you see, continue reading »

Pumping Iron Helps Smokers Quit Without Weight Gain: Study

Those who lifted weights regularly were twice as likely to kick the habit, researchers found. Would-be ex-smokers may want to try weight lifting to help them kick the habit for good, a new study suggests. continue reading »

Mexican Beauty Queen Loses Crown, Claims Gaining 6lbs Angered Pageant Officials

Cynthia de la Vega was crowned runner up in the Nuestra Belleza Mexico competition. Holding that title, she was to go on to compete in the Miss World (the first place finisher competes for the Miss Universe title), but after gaining a bit of weight, De la Vega says she was stripped of her title. continue reading »

Sleep-Deprived People May Crave High-Calorie Foods

People who are sleepy by day may be unable to resist calorie-laden comfort foods, new research shows. The findings, slated for presentation Monday continue reading »