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.
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.’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.