Weight Gain Directory
To maintain a healthy weight, you should follow a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables, and get enough exercise. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about the risks of gaining weight, how to counter it, and much more.
Portion Control and Weight Loss
Portion size plays a big role in weight loss. Learn more.
Supplements and Herbs for Weight Loss
Find out if weight loss supplements are safe and effective, including chitosan, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), glucomannan, green tea extract, and more.
Symptoms of Pregnancy Discomforts
Pregnancy is a time of joy and discomfort. Learn which symptoms are normal and which are not, from the experts at WebMD.
Medical Causes of Obesity
WebMD explains various causes of obesity, including Cushing's syndrome and thyroid problems.
Avoiding Thanksgiving Weight Gain
Sure, Thanksgiving is about eating, but that doesn't mean you have to let the meal wreck your weight loss goals. Follow these tips from Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD, director of nutrition for the WebMD Weight Loss Clinic, in Part 2 of our three-part series.
Danger: Diet Disaster Area Ahead!
Learn how to navigate potholes on the dieting highway without gaining a pound.
Emotional Eating: Feeding Your Feelings
Eating to feed a feeling, and not a growling stomach, is emotional eating.
How Companies are Helping Busy Professionals Lose the Weight
Companies are weighing in to help busy professionals fight the battle of the bulge.
TV and Your Child's Weight
How does watching TV affect your child's weight? Ask childhood obesity expert Dr. David Ludwig.
Change How Your Body Gains Weight
Can we change the way our body gains or loses weight?
Birth Control Types, Pros and Cons, Myths, and More
Get the answers to women's top questions about birth control.
Slideshows & Images
Surprising Reasons You're Gaining Weight
What are some possible causes of sudden weight gain, when there are no changes in diet or exercise? Learn about the effects of certain medications, some medical conditions, sleep issues, and more.
Thyroid Symptoms and Solutions
We look at hidden thyroid disorders, from symptoms to treatments, with pictures and illustrations.
Slideshow: Busted: Popular Diet Myths
Busted: Popular Diet Myths
Not sure what’s fact or fiction regarding weight loss and healthy eating? Find out the truth behind some of the most common dieting and weight loss myths.
Avoid Weight Gain: Watch What You Drink
Here's how to keep from drowning in liquid calories.
Don't Gain Weight During the Holidays
Getting through the holidays can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be that way. You really can have your cake and eat it, too, if you embrace the goal of maintaining your weight -- instead of struggling to lose more weight -- until the New Year.
Surviving the Holidays
Use these tips to prevent weight gain around holiday season.
Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines Explained
A nutrition expert explains what you need to know about the latest guidelines on pregnancy weight gain.