McDonald’s made a move to include fitness trackers in Happy Meals to boost its public image and help kids, but the idea backfired.
A new report shows that many children lack ideal cardiovascular health, due to poor diet and a lack of physical activity, leading to health problems later.
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.
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.
Next week, the Baltimore City Council will consider a bill that will require warning labels on sugary drinks similar to those found on tobacco products.
Researchers in Japan found that oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids turned “bad” fat cells into healthy ones that burn calories.
A study says that women who have polycystic ovarian syndrome are 59% more likely to give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Lack of sleep, or too much of it, has been linked to diabetes, heart disease, and other health problems. Researchers say we’re in a “global sleep crisis.”
Obese children’s health and weight improved when extra sugar in their diets was replaced with non-sugary foods. No change was made in calories or junk food.
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.
Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.
A scientist in Singapore has created a purple, antioxidant-rich bread with the same smooth texture of white bread, but it is digested more slowly.
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.
Findings of a study on the link between sucralose and cancer that caused uproar in 2013 have finally been published.