THURSDAY, May 23, 2019 -- Many people -- including those who are overweight themselves -- view people with obesity as less human or less evolved, new research reveals.
In four online studies questioning more than 1,500 participants from the United States, the United Kingdom and India, researchers also found that dehumanization of those with obesity predicted support for policies that discriminate against this group.
TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 -- Sticking with a diet starts with having a plan that maps out meals and snacks based on foods that help you feel full longer. After all, if you feel satisfied, you'll be less likely to rummage through your kitchen cabinets looking for treats.
But sometimes cravings can get the better of you. You might be tempted by the whiff of a bakery as you walk to work, want something sweet to cheer you up when you're down, or just reach for food because you're bored. The answer is to create a strategy for dealing with a craving as soon as you feel one coming on.
WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2019 -- Nearly half of U.S. workplaces now offer wellness programs, a new study finds.
"Most American adults work, and many spend half or more of their waking hours at work," said study author Laura Linnan. She's a professor in the department of health behavior at the University of North Carolina's School of Global Public Health.