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Bariatric Patient Kymblyn Brown Finds Freedom in New Life

Before June 17, 2019, Kymblyn Brown felt as though her vibrant personality was consistently overshadowed by one thing: her weight. That's when she reached out to the Weight Loss te...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 11, 2020

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Do Body Fat Scales Work?

Many of us struggle with excess weight. To keep track of diet and exercise results, more people are buying body composition analyzers and devices that claim to measure your weight ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 27, 2019

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Weight and Measures

The relative fat mass (RFM) index may replace the body mass index (BMI) as the new standard for determining healthy weight.

Discoveries / Feb 19, 2019

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Research Closeup: Microorganism M. Smithii

A single-celled microbe that lives in our guts has been linked to some health conditions that can be tough to treat.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 13, 2019

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Metabolism: Housekeeping for Your Cells

Can metabolism affect our weight as much as we think it can? Metabolism gets a lot of credit, especially when it comes to weight loss, so we asked Dr. Roberta Gottlieb, director of...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 07, 2019

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Connecting Sense of Smell and Obesity

The act of smelling sends hunger information to every part of the body. Researchers at Cedars-Sinai are looking at the brain's response to food. Learn about the study.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 09, 2018

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How to Calculate Relative Fat Mass (RFM)

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai developed the relative fat mass index, a measurement designed to be more accurate than BMI at predicting health risks. Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 17, 2018

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How to Spot Hidden Sugar in Foods

The average American consumes nearly 66 pounds of added sugar every year.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 28, 2017

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Obesity and Prostate Cancer: What to Know?

Obesity is the strongest link to aggressive forms of prostate cancer. The experts at Cedars-Sinai discuss methods of diet and exercise that combat the disease.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 12, 2017

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Healthy Habits Program Inspires Family

Ever since Azucena’s children started participating in the Cedar-Sinai Healthy Habits Program, her whole family has led a healthier lifestyle.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 04, 2017

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What Type of Fat Cells are Calorie Busting?

It seems the more weight you lose, the harder it gets. That’s not in your imagination. It’s in your metabolism.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 26, 2017

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Seeking a Smaller Waistline? Head for the Hills

Growing research points to obesity being more complex than a simple matter of willpower.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 24, 2017