Could Antibiotics be Making Children Fat?

According to recent research, kids who take antibiotics throughout their childhood gain weight “significantly” faster than children who don’t.

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.

Toddler with Type 2 Diabetes Believed to be Youngest Patient Ever Diagnosed

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.

How Soybean Oil Consumption Ballooned by 1000x in 100 Years

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.

New Study Suggests Ireland to Become Most Obese Nation in Europe

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.

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.

3 Ways Banned Trans Fats are Still Lurking in Your Food

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.

New Research Finds Fruit Can Convert ‘Bad’ Fat into ‘Good’ Fat

Research shows that eating two or three servings of resveratrol-rich fruit like berries and grapes can convert ‘bad’ fat into ‘calorie-burning, good fat.’

For the Longest Life: Your Waistline Should Be Half Your Height

Want to know a newly found secret for living a long life? Research says the key to longevity is having a waist size that is no more than half your height.

8 Basic, Natural Ways to Boost Metabolism

There are many simple steps one can take to help jump-start their metabolism to lose weight and prevent weight gain. Here are 8 tips.

Report: Chance of Obesity, Diabetes Rises When McDonald’s Is Nearby

A report indicates that obesity and diabetes rates are most likely to increase when fast food chains are close by. The closer you are, the higher the risk.

Are You Feeding Your Children the Right Kind of Milk?

Contrary to what we were told, research finds that young children who drink whole milk grow up to be slimmer than children who drink skim or low-fat milk.

Study: Drinking Diet Soda Leads to Weight GAIN

Research continually shows that diet soda is a weak weight loss tool. In fact, a recent study linked diet soda consumption with an increase in waist lines.

Study: Walmart & Major Retailers are ‘Making Us Fat’

A recent paper suggests that Big Box stores like Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club, as well as restaurants, may be contributing greatly to American’s weight gain.

How GMO Foods Feed Junk Food Profits – Not the World

Scientists in Norway, Hungary, Austria, Ireland, Turkey, and Australia have found that GMOs may promote weight gain in numerous ways – some less obvious.

Why Eating Fats Really Doesn’t Make You Fat

Does eating fat really make you fat? Recent evidence shows that we have been told a big fat lie, and that eating fat does not cause weight gain or disease.

5 Celebrities That Prove Massive Weight Loss is Possible

Anyone can achieve lasting weight loss – here are 5 inspirational examples of well-known celebrities who have lost tons of weight for various reasons.