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A a sugar-rich diet can have negative effects on your overall health.

10 scary things that happen to your body when you eat too much sugar

From weight gain to increased risk of heart disease, a sugar-heavy diet has some not-so-sweet consequences.
Should overweight travellers be forced to pay for two plane seats?

A man charged an obese passenger sitting next to him on a plane $150 for encroaching on his seat, and he was happy to pay it

The story, which was posted on Reddit, has gone viral, and people are completely divided in their reactions.

6 reasons why your BMI might be high, even if you’re healthy

Having a high BMI doesn't necessarily mean you're unhealthy. Here are six reasons your BMI is high, even if you're perfectly healthy.

Weight loss linked to higher risk of death than weight gain among middle-aged and older Chinese Singaporeans

Middle-aged Chinese Singaporeans are at higher risk of early death if they lose a lot of weight.

Only 10% of obese people know they are overweight — here’s how to tell if you are

A study by UCL and Cancer Research UK has found how the majority of obese people in Britain would not describe themselves as even 'very overweight.'

There’s an easy way to tell if you’re actually overweight — without a scale — and you can do it right now

Waist measurements can tell you more about your risk of developing numerous diseases than plain old pounds or kilograms can. To take your measurement, all you need is a tape measure.