A pear a day keeps the fat away, according to a study showing people who eat 1 medium-sized pear a day are 35% less likely to be obese.
For years doctors have relied on the body mass index (BMI) to determine obesity and overweight, but it has not turned out to be a good indicator of health.
Two new studies explore the anxiety and stress associated with people living in poverty, and how it leads to overeating and obesity.
Smaller brain volume and poorer memory are linked in two recent studies with soda consumption – including of the supposedly healthier “diet” kind.
A review shows that every part of the avocado combats every component of metabolic syndrome, which means you are protected from various ailments.
A gluten-free diet doesn’t reduce the risk of heart disease, and in people who don’t have celiac disease, it actually increases the risk.
Snacking on 1/4 cup of peanuts 3 or 4 times a week may help adults lose weight and prevent obesity in children and adolescents.
Everyone loves a cold, refreshing glass of fruit juice. But does it cause weight gain in children? Here is what one study has to say.
France has prohibited hotels, restaurants, and school cafeterias from offering free refills of soda and other sugary beverages.
A recently-filed lawsuit alleges that Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association misleads buyers about the health risks of consuming sugary drinks.
If a study finds no link between sugary drink consumption and health problems, there’s a 100% chance it was funded by the beverage industry.
A U.N. expert says that junk food is a human rights issue, and that poor people often have to choose between affordable food and nutritious food.
Researchers were shocked to find that the number of cancer diagnoses among children and young people in the U.K. had risen 40% in the past 16 years.
A new study has found that soda, especially diet soft drinks containing artificial sweeteners, decrease fertility in women.
Researchers studied mentions of food on Twitter to discover Americans’ relationship with food. Here are the top 10 food and beverage tweets, in order.
A new study suggests that people who have kidney cancer who are obese or overweight may survive longer than slimmer people.
A new investigation shows that Coca-Cola and PepsiCo gave money to 96 public health groups from 2011-2015. Conflict of interest?