The Checkup: weight loss


Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Aerobic exercise beats resistance training for weight loss

Research finds that aerobic activity beats resistance training for aiding weight loss.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  04:44 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Weight Watchers launches new program

Weight-loss giant offers new strategy for avoiding unhealthy food choices.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  08:04 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 10/09/2012

Weight Watchers wins again

A new study finds people following Weight Watchers lose more weight than those in hospital-based behavioral weight-loss programs.

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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/17/2012

Want to lose weight? Keep a food journal.

If you really want to lose weight, you should seriously think about keeping a food journal.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/06/2012

Why diets don't work

We’re never going to beat obesity if we rely on food restriction as a prime means of losing weight, says Jim Hill, an obesity expert.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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