Understanding the Science

At UC Health, we want to empower our patients to make informed health-care decisions. We hope you’ll find the articles below helpful in your quest for better health.

You can win at weight loss, and we’re here to help if you need us.

Know Your Number

8 Reasons to Check Your BMI. Are you a healthy weight? Here are 8 good reasons to find out now.

Know Your Number

Real-World Tips

Real-World Tips for Weight Loss. Read what the most current research teaches us about how to successfully lose weight—and keep it off.

Real-World Tips

The Facts About Fat

There's More to Fat Than Meets the Eye. Learn about the role fat plays in your body and how it can actively impact weight-loss attempts.

The Facts About Fat

Weight-Loss Surgery

Weight-Loss Surgery: Benefits & Options. Learn about the surgical procedures used for most bariatrics patients at UC Health.

Weight-Loss Surgery