An obese man who once tipped the scales at over 490 lbs (35 stone) after gorging on 10,000 calories a day has been left with mounds of excess skin after undergoing a remarkable weight loss. Sam High, 28, from Hatfield, Pennsylvania, has lost more than half his body weight, dropping to 200 […]

“Mrs. Kelly, can you come back in?” the doctor’s assistant asked. “There’s an irregular reading in your blood work. You might have diabetes.” I was 38 years old and although overweight, had no known health problems. Diabetes didn’t run in my family. I didn’t eat a lot of junk food, […]

Lampanelli had surgery in 2012 after she weighed almost 250 pounds.Getty Images Like one of the characters in her off-Broadway play, “Stuffed,” Lisa Lampanelli jokes that during her dieting days — all three decades of them — she lost and regained some 300 pounds: “that’s 17 Sarah Jessica Parkers!” But […]

Miss Butterworth’s weight loss journey, documented on Asheville Humane Society’s Facebook page, has earned her a celebrity status around town. (Photo credit: WLOS Staff) ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — A local dog has developed a following of fans as she goes through her weight loss journey. Miss Butterworth first came to the […]

Eating less and moving more are not as easy as they sound. For many time-poor, food-loving Singaporeans hoping to slim down, it can be a struggle to eat healthily and commit to regular exercise. For those who are obese, trying to lose weight poses even more of a challenge, doctors […]

Today is World Obesity day, with the theme “Treat Obesity now and avoid the consequences later” but despite all the attention paid to cutting out the risk factors and nipping the dangers of sudden death that could result from it in the bud, a significant portion of the population is […]