Prescription drug use among American adults has more than doubled, especially medications to treat diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related drugs.
A new study finds that fast-food commercials which are clearly aimed at young children are working, and they are compounding the obesity problem.
Reducing the amount of sugar that children consume for as little as 9 days is all it takes for youngsters’ health to start improving, a new study says.
Researchers announced that being overweight or obese at age 50 puts people at greater risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease early.
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.
A new study has found that vitamin C may be just as good as exercise for improving vascular tone in overweight and obese individuals.
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.
A new study shows that drinking a single sugary drink daily ups the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes – even in skinny individuals.
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 following graphic provides shows how drinking a Coca Cola can have adverse effects on your health, starting with 10 minutes and ending with 60 minutes.
Extended travel time is a risk factor for developing a DVT (deep vein thrombosis,) a blood clot that develops deep in a vein. Here is how to prevent it.
New research has found that less than 1 percent of overweight individuals will be able to reach normal weight for good, and explains a little why.
Is drinking diet soda bad for your health? It has no sugar, calories, fat, or carbohydrates, so you would think it’s fine. But the truth is: it is not.
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.’
Here’s a disturbing reality: the average woman in America now weighs as much as the average American male weighed in 1960.
What happens when you give up sugar for an entire year? One women and her family set out to do the challenge, and the results were great.
A recent United Kingdom’s BBC article shockingly reads “Exercise ‘not key to obesity fight,’ but could this really be true? Not even close.