The sugary industry paid Harvard scientists in the 1960s to frame sugar in a positive light and nutrition guidelines are still shaped by this today.
Can sleep apnea have a negative effect on your weight? Recent research reveals that this is likely the case.
In a new study, researchers uncovered a link between BPA levels in pregnant mothers’ urine and obesity in girls up to age 7.
Italian researchers have found that consuming small amounts of pasta does not cause weight gain or obesity, contrary to what we are normally told.
Researchers in Japan found that oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids turned “bad” fat cells into healthy ones that burn calories.
American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.
Now, losing weight may be as simple as swallowing a pill with a balloon inside of it – a device made by California company Obalon to curb appetite.
A shocking new report by UCLA researchers shows more than half of adults in California have either Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, far more than previous estimates.
California is rolling out its soda tax again, while Russia may add soda, potato chips and palm oil to their excise tax list. Both cite health concerns.
Are the new dietary guidelines based on science, or are they based more on politics and the almighty dollar?
According to recent research, kids who take antibiotics throughout their childhood gain weight “significantly” faster than children who don’t.
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 sad story has emerged out of Texas about a 3-year-old obese girl who is believed to be the youngest patient to ever be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
In 1967. soybean growers and food manufacturers started growing a ‘cheap’ oil to sell. As a result, we now consume 1000 times more soybean oil today.
The World Health Organization predicts that Ireland will become the most obese nation by the year 2030. Why? Largely due to adopting a Western diet.
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.
The best way to avoid trans fats is to know where they are lurking. Here is a breakdown of the favorite hiding places of partially hydrogenated oils.