Research shows that even modest weight gain can set a person up for heart failure, diabetes, high blood pressure, and other health problems.
The findings of a recent study suggest that a healthy diet and moderate exercise can help prevent pregnant women from needing a risky C-section.
A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.
Researchers at Banfield Animal Hospital write in a report that obesity among pets has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, thanks to their owners.
Breastfeeding lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke in women, and the longer a woman breastfeeds, the greater protection she has.
Snacking on 1/4 cup of peanuts 3 or 4 times a week may help adults lose weight and prevent obesity in children and adolescents.
When Pasquale “Pat” Rocco found out he was on the edge of death, he lost over 300 pounds. He saved his own life and became a role model for his son.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.
Italian researchers have found that consuming small amounts of pasta does not cause weight gain or obesity, contrary to what we are normally told.
A review of several studies suggests that people should stick to 3 meals a day, eat together with their household, and maintain a regular eating pattern.
A FDA recently approved a new weight loss device which lets patients dump some of their stomach contents before the body absorbs it.
Science has shown once again that eating a diet rich in protein creates feelings of satiety that help people feel full longer.
Sweet basil seeds are emerging as a new superfood that can replace or be used with chia seeds for a potent nutritional punch. Here are 11 reported health benefits of basil seeds.
Researchers in Japan found that oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids turned “bad” fat cells into healthy ones that burn calories.
By deleting a gene in certain nerve cells, scientists have discovered they can stop mice from overeating. Someday, it could be used to do the same in humans.
It can be hard to control your food portion sizes, but there are solutions. Here are 5 tips to eat less (but enough) and healthy at the same time.
A new study has found that vitamin C may be just as good as exercise for improving vascular tone in overweight and obese individuals.