If you want to lose weight long-term, counting calories and following a particular diet is not necessarily the right approach. The most important thing is to eat less than the body burns and to boost the metabolism.
US scientists have found out that the impaired mice lose a significant portion of their body weight - and not because they eat less. The study's head researcher calls it one of his lab's "most interesting discoveries."
Everyone knows diabetes. Those who suffer from it have to inject themselves with insulin every day and have strict dietary restrictions - right? Not quite. Time to clear up some prejudices with DW's fact check.
Many people believe that synthetic sweeteners will help them lose weight. But it turns out that one common substitute for sugar actually blocks the function of an enzyme that is essential for preventing obesity.
Ever come home from a night of drinking and desperately craved French fries or pizza? Researchers say they have found the underlying mechanism: Alcohol makes your brain think you are starving.
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