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First-time evidence suggests that fat can accumulate in the lungs
New evidence shows that fatty tissue can build up in the airways, affecting lung health, especially in people with obesity. This may contribute to asthma. (Medical News Today)

Vegan keto diet: Everything you need to know
A vegan keto diet is a very low carbohydrate diet that does not include any animal products. Learn about the possible benefits and risks and what to eat on a vegan keto diet here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about third trimester weight gain
A woman may gain weight during the third trimester of pregnancy. This is because the fetus is growing and the body is preparing for delivery. Learn more about third trimester weight gain here. (Medical News Today)

Drinks, not food, with added sugar promote weight gain
Research finds that adding sucrose to drinks increases calorie intake and weight gain in mice, but adding the same amount in solid form to food does not. (Medical News Today)

Could coffee byproducts fight inflammation?
A recent study has investigated whether the byproducts of coffee production might help ease the inflammation associated with obesity and protect health. (Medical News Today)

Everything you need to know about man boobs
'Man boobs,' or enlarged breast tissue in males, is a common concern. In many instances, a person can use diet and targeted exercises to reduce the appearance of enlarged breast tissue. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

How to get defined abdominal muscles
In this article, we discuss the best ways to get well-defined abdominal muscles. We provide tips on exercising and explain the best dietary approach. (Medical News Today)

Can bowel movements lead to weight loss?
When a person poops, they may temporarily lose the weight of the stool. However, this is not a good weight loss strategy. Learn more about bowel movements and weight loss here. (Medical News Today)

Type 2 diabetes: Weight regain reduces cardiovascular benefits
New research on type 2 diabetes shows that regaining weight reverses much of the cardiovascular risk reduction that initial weight loss affords. (Medical News Today)

What to know about exogenous ketones
Exogenous ketones are supplements that may help a person enter a state of ketosis, in which the body breaks down fats instead of carbohydrates. Learn more about the effectiveness and safety of exogenous ketones here. (Medical News Today)

What to know about sugar detox symptoms
Sugar detox symptoms may feel unpleasant, but they are temporary and should subside after a few days. Learn about possible sugar detox symptoms and how to manage sugar withdrawal. (Medical News Today)

Is this how fructose worsens the effect of high fat diets?
A new mouse study reveals that adding fructose to high fat diets disrupts fat burning in the liver through effects on fat oxidation genes and mitochondria. (Medical News Today)

What is claudication?
Claudication is pain, cramping, or fatigue in the muscles that usually occurs during exercise and goes away with rest. Learn about why it happens, what it feels like, and treatments here. (Medical News Today)

Postpartum weight loss: Diets and plans
Breastfeeding, eating a healthful diet, and gentle exercise can all aid postpartum weight loss. Learn how to lose weight safely after pregnancy here. (Medical News Today)

6 ways to tighten loose skin
There are many causes of loose, sagging skin, including aging, rapid weight loss, and pregnancy. Learn about ways to prevent and tighten loose skin here. (Medical News Today)

What is the impact of cooked vs. raw food on the gut?
A new study in mice and humans confirms that cooked meals affect the gut microbiome differently from raw foods, which may have health implications. (Medical News Today)

What is the best protein powder for weight loss?
Research suggests that some protein powders may support weight loss. We look at the best options, depending on a person's diet. We also describe how to use these powders. (Medical News Today)

What to know about blood pressure rates after exercising
This article describes optimal blood pressure readings. In it, we also investigate how to lower blood pressure through exercise and other lifestyle changes. (Medical News Today)

10% weight loss could send type 2 diabetes into remission
New research suggests that even 'modest' weight loss within 5 years of the initial diagnosis could help send type 2 diabetes into remission. (Medical News Today)

Reasons for not losing weight on a keto diet
The keto diet involves restricting carbohydrate intake to encourage the body to burn fat instead of glucose. This article outlines 10 reasons why a person may not lose weight despite following the keto diet. (Medical News Today)

Net carbohydrates and how to calculate them
Calculating net carbs is one way to count the carbohydrates within a food product or meal plan. In this article, learn more about net carbs and how to calculate them. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of hot yoga?
Hot yoga takes place in a studio heated beyond normal room temperature. Learn about the possible benefits, as well as the risks, of hot yoga in this article. (Medical News Today)

US diet still contains too many low quality carbs
Refined grains, added sugar, and other low quality carbs still account for 42% of daily calories in the typical diet of U.S. adults, a new study finds. (Medical News Today)

Adult obesity: Is childhood sugar intake in the '70s to blame?
Are adult obesity rates in the United States today the result of childhood sugar consumption in the 1970s and 1980s? New research suggests so. (Medical News Today)

Eating more nuts may help prevent weight gain
A new observational study finds that increasing daily nut consumption is associated with a lower risk of gradual weight gain and obesity. (Medical News Today)

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