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Weight

Diet success may depend on your DNA

November 28, 2017
Who we are may be as important as what we eat when it comes to weight and health, research says

The changing ‘shape’ of ergonomics research

March 28, 2017
How the science of workplace health needs to adjust to match Americans’ waistlines

INFOGRAPHIC: Understanding eating disorders

February 10, 2017
Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge-eating disorder

The hidden (and the not-so-hidden) costs of obesity

May 19, 2016
Think of what else we could do with $270 billion, if we weren’t spending it on obesity-related costs

Fighting childhood obesity starts at home

July 10, 2015

To help better understand the cause of the growing obesity epidemic, Alison Pittman, M.S.N., RN, CPN, assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing, shares a few lifestyle-based solutions that can have an impact well past childhood.

Q&A: Fads, frauds, and the true secrets of dieting success

July 7, 2015

Every popular diet has a theory about why it works, but what diets actually do work? Dr. Kory Gill speaks about popular fad diets, what the data actually says, and what all workable weight loss strategies have in common.

Obesity: Study shows you may be destined for it

November 27, 2013

Inactivity and unhealthy eating habits are obvious contributing factors to obesity. To shed unwanted pounds, change your diet and increase activity. But research from the Texas A&M Health Science Center’s Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) finds the likelihood of adults developing obesity may be innate.

Breaking the Cycle of Obesity

October 31, 2013

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health believes the first step toward healthy aging is intervening during childhood and teen years.