2 Simple Things Can Cut a Woman’s Risk of Needing a C-Section

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.


“Diet” Artificial Sweeteners may Actually Expand Your Waistline

A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.


Too Many Americans are Obese, and it’s Rubbing off on Their Pets

Researchers at Banfield Animal Hospital write in a report that obesity among pets has skyrocketed over the past 10 years, thanks to their owners.


How Any New Mom can Lower Her Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Breastfeeding lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke in women, and the longer a woman breastfeeds, the greater protection she has.


Replace Junk Food Snacks with This FATTY Snack to Lose Weight?

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.


Man Drops an ASTONISHING 300 Pounds by Walking to Walmart

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.


Study: This Lifestyle Factor Could Age Your Brain by 10 Years

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are warning that being overweight in middle age may age your brain by 10 years.


Shocking Finding: Pasta Consumption Associated with SLIMMER Waist

Italian researchers have found that consuming small amounts of pasta does not cause weight gain or obesity, contrary to what we are normally told.


Study: WHEN You Eat is as Important as WHAT You Eat

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.


FDA Approves Stomach Pump Device for Weight Loss

A FDA recently approved a new weight loss device which lets patients dump some of their stomach contents before the body absorbs it.


Science Says Eating Protein can Make You Feel Fuller Longer

Science has shown once again that eating a diet rich in protein creates feelings of satiety that help people feel full longer.


11+ Reported Health Benefits of Basil Seeds

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.


Study: How to Turn Fat-Storing Cells into Fat-Burning Cells

Researchers in Japan found that oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids turned “bad” fat cells into healthy ones that burn calories.


Deleting a Gene Stops Mice From Overeating – Are Humans Next?

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.


5 Tips to ‘Trick Yourself’ into Eating Less and Eating Healthier

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.


Vitamin C ‘as Effective as Exercise’ at Improving Vascular Tone

A new study has found that vitamin C may be just as good as exercise for improving vascular tone in overweight and obese individuals.


The One Amino Acid You Should Be Eating to Lose 62% More Fat

Eating more protein, and the amino acid leucine in particular, can boost metabolic rate 3x more than eating fat and simple carbs – leading to weight loss.