Some so-called "healthy" foods are trash. Many healthy-sounding foods, including sugary morning cereal and fat-free yogurts, are unhealthy.
Stress causes weight gain. You crave sugary and fatty foods more. Finding a technique to relax and reduce stress is crucial.
Some household dust contains compounds that may encourage fat cell growth, say researchers.
Office workers spend 8-10 hours a day seated. This slows metabolism, causing weight gain and greater mortality. The answer? Exercise.
Sleep is necessary for cellular renewal and other physiological processes that affect weight. Sleep deprivation can cause weight gain.
Your brain needs time to detect fullness, so eat slowly and chew carefully. Fast food is linked to obesity in several studies.
Although further research is needed, smoggy cities are linked to obesity. This is largely due to environmental contaminants.
You should have a social life, but that often means eating out and drinking. Plus, if your buddies eat unhealthy stuff, you probably will too.